Announcing the 2016 Festival of Nature!
This year’s Festival offers a full slate of field tripsand activities throughout Door County.
Registration opens March 21 at 10 am CST!
Register online or call 920-839-2802.
Download the 2016 schedule and learn more about this year's Festival of Nature!
Volunteers are the backbone of The Ridges and the core of many of our important programs. Over 200 dedicated individuals assist our staff in a number of different areas including: Nature Store Staffing, Wednesday Crew, Hike Assistants, Lighthouse Keepers, Invasive Species Control, Surveys & Monitoring, Youth Programs, Special Events and countless other areas!
Preserving the Past. Lighting the Future.
In 2013, we successfully completed fundraising for Phase II of a three-pronged vision for the future of The Ridges. Phase II incorporated the construction of a LEED Certified nature center with interpretive exhibits, a comprehensive site plan for storm water management and a universally accessible boardwalk. Now with those capital projects at or nearing completion, ...
Spring is in the air at The Ridges! Join us for a box lunch hike through the sanctuary or an early morning bird hike. Stop by Saturday mornings for Story Hour or make a whole night out of attending an art opening and casual lecture!
Click to view and download our Spring 2016 Program Schedule.
We’re delighted to announce that, after years of discussion, planning and fundraising, the Cook-Albert Fuller Nature Center opened to the public on Saturday, June 13!
How does that change what you’ll find when you visit The Ridges? We believe you’ll experience the best of the old with a touch of the new. You’ll still see all the familiar things that have made ...