The Ridges Sanctuary

Preservation, Education, and Research

2016 Festival of Nature

Posted on Mar 9, 2016 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on 2016 Festival of Nature | Posted in Homepage Photo Gallery Images · Uncategorized

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!

2016 Festival of Nature

Posted on Mar 9, 2016 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on 2016 Festival of Nature | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

Announcing the 2016 Festival of Nature! This year’s Festival offers a full slate of field trips and activities throughout Door County. Registration opens March 21 at 10 am CST! Register online or call 920-839-2802. We’ll confirm your registration by email. Walk-in Registration & Field Trip Packet Pick-Up May 26, 27 & 28, 9 AM – 5 PM The [..Read more]

Development Director

Posted on Feb 19, 2016 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on Development Director | Posted in Uncategorized

MISSION The Ridges Sanctuary mission is to protect the Sanctuary and inspire stewardship of natural areas through programs of education, outreach, and research. The Ridges was established in 1937 after Albert Fuller, then Curator of Botany at the Milwaukee Public Museum, began spending a significant amount of time surveying the landscape. Fuller spearheaded a grassroots [..Read more]

Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Posted on Dec 31, 2015 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on Guided Snowshoe Hikes | Posted in Articles · Uncategorized

JANUARY 2 – MARCH 26 Fridays at 2 PM, Saturdays at 10 AM & 2 PM Experience The Ridges in a whole new way and a whole new season! These naturalist-guided hikes cover the cultural and natural history of the ridges and swales in their “off season.” Enjoy a leisurely hike on level terrain. If [..Read more]

Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Posted on Dec 30, 2015 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on Guided Snowshoe Hikes | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

Experience The Ridges in a whole new way and a whole new season! These naturalist-guided hikes cover the cultural and natural history of the ridges and swales in their “off-season.” Enjoy a leisurely hike on level terrain. If snow cover is insufficient, the hike will be done without snowshoes.

Reflections on The Ridges – Winter 2016

Posted on Dec 23, 2015 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on Reflections on The Ridges – Winter 2016 | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

Reflections on The Ridges, our new winter art & lecture series, brings together a diverse group of artists and presenters under a common theme – the natural beauty of The Ridges.

Spring at The Ridges!

Posted on Dec 22, 2015 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on Spring at The Ridges! | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

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.   [..Read more]