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Winter Plant ID on a Wisconsin Spring Day

April 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description:

Join Northland College professor Sarah Johnson and Landmark Conservancy’s Charly Kearns for a winter botany hike at Tyler Forks Community Forest. During the hike, Sarah will provide tips for identifying trees and shrubs in winter. Come dressed for the weather and be prepared to snowshoe for a couple of hours, which will include several stops to enjoy and explore the plants we see. Beginners and botany experts alike are invited to join in on this fun outing.

Professor Sarah Johnson
Professor Sarah Johnson

Location:  Tyler Forks Community Forest in Mellen, WI

Hike Length: 2-3 miles, depending on location of planned activities.

What to bring:  Please wear weather appropriate clothing, bring snowshoes, snacks/bagged lunch, and water.

Snowshoes are available free of charge. Please indicate during registration.

Amenities: There will be a rustic outhouse at the beginning near the parking area.

Contact: Please contact Charly Kearns for more information about planned activities and/or if are able to bring tools of your own.

Registration: Free but registration required.

Tyler Forks in Winter


April 7, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm