The Ridges Sanctuary

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Festival of Nature Celebrates All Summer Long

Posted on May 4, 2022 by Katie Krouse   No Comments Yet | Posted in In the News
by: Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse – April 14th, 2022

The Ridges Sanctuary and its community partners invite the public to celebrate the precious species, rare habitat and natural beauty of the Door peninsula all summer long during its 20th annual Festival of Nature. Activities will kick off on Memorial Day weekend and include 65 programs involving outdoor learning, social conversation and art.

On May 26, 4 pm, The Ridges will host an artist reception for the new Inspired by Nature installment: weavings by Mary Burns and scientific illustrations by Rebecca Jabs.

The festival dinner will take place May 27 at About Thyme Farm in Baileys Harbor, where the keynote speaker will be naturalist John Bates, author of Wisconsin’s Wild Lakes and Our Living Ancestors.Field trips will be offered until the first week of August.

Register online at to have the best chance of securing the festival trips of your choice, or call 920.839.2802.

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