No Mow May!

WI

A lush, green, weed-free lawn has historically been center stage in American landscaping. It tells the whole neighborhood that you are a competent, hard-working, contributing member of society. Dandelions and an overgrown lawn are a sign of neglect, incompetence, and laziness⁠—or so our culture would have you believe. Learn more about how you can protect…

CNHM: Exhibit Grand Opening!

Cable Natural History Museum 13470 Co Hwy M, Cable, WI

There are many different ways to be a kid in nature, and families are unique, too. In this exhibit you will follow a bunch of Northwoods critters as they begin, grow, play, survive, and become parents themselves! Refreshments will be served from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Free admission all day. Donations welcome.

CNHM: Native and Pollinator-Friendly Plant Sale!

Cable Natural History Museum 13470 Co Hwy M, Cable, WI

Help support the Museum and its programs! Our knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to help with your plant selections. Choose from a large variety of plants attractive to native bees, as well as annual, perennial and vegetable plants in the Museum’s Outdoor Classroom from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Members-only pre-sale starts at 9:00 a.m.…

CNHM: Forest Lodge Tour

Forest Lodge Nature Trail Garmisch Rd, Cable, WI

Explore the historic Forest Lodge Estate with a Northland College tour guide. Hear stories of its cultural and natural history and learn about the exciting developments for this educational campus. Participants will be on their feet for 2.5 hours, walking less than a mile over uneven terrain, rain or shine. Meet your Northland College guide…

CNHM: Garlic Mustard Pulling Party

WI

Want to help out our community and learn a bit too? All interested volunteers are welcome! Join us in the backyard of Velō Cafe to help pull invasive garlic mustard plants. Representatives from the Northwoods Cooperative Weed Management Area will be available to answer questions about treatment of garlic mustard and other invasive plants. Meet…

CNHM: Forest Lodge Tour

Forest Lodge Nature Trail Garmisch Rd, Cable, WI

Explore the historic Forest Lodge Estate with a Northland College tour guide. Hear stories of its cultural and natural history and learn about the exciting developments for this educational campus. Participants will be on their feet for 2.5 hours, walking less than a mile over uneven terrain, rain or shine. Meet your Northland College guide…

CNHM: Herbal Bug Basket at Big Brook Greenhouse

Big Brook Greenhouse 43785 Hwy 63, Cable, WI

Join Trisha Brassill, owner of Big Brook Greenhouse in Cable, to plant your own 10” hanging basket with bug-repellent herbs. Or create your arrangement in a 8” fiber pot if that works better on your deck. All materials provided. Meet at Big Brook Greenhouse from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Space is limited. Register by May 25. $25…

CNHM: Forest Lodge Tour

Forest Lodge Nature Trail Garmisch Rd, Cable, WI

Explore the historic Forest Lodge Estate with a Northland College tour guide. Hear stories of its cultural and natural history and learn about the exciting developments for this educational campus. Participants will be on their feet for 2.5 hours, walking less than a mile over uneven terrain, rain or shine. Meet your Northland College guide…

CNHM: Lake Owen History Pontoon Tour

Cable Natural History Museum 13470 Co Hwy M, Cable, WI

Learn about the history of Lake Owen while touring the lake on a pontoon. Meet at the Museum at 12:30 p.m. and return by 3:30. Registration required. $38 member/$43 non-member.

CNHM: Forest Lodge Tour

Forest Lodge Nature Trail Garmisch Rd, Cable, WI

Explore the historic Forest Lodge Estate with a Northland College tour guide. Hear stories of its cultural and natural history and learn about the exciting developments for this educational campus. Participants will be on their feet for 2.5 hours, walking less than a mile over uneven terrain, rain or shine. Meet your Northland College guide…

CNHM: Junior Naturalists

WI

Explore colors and patterns in the Northwoods. Meet at the Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The Junior Naturalist programs offer environmental education for children in grades K – 6 through games, art, and outdoor exploration. $6 for members/$8 non-members per program or $90/$120 for the series of 16 programs. Scholarships…

CNHM: The Art of Natural Play

WI

Drop in at the Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area to explore the trails, play in our treehouse, build a fairy house, and join local artists to create make-and-take nature crafts. All ages welcome! Come find us at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable, on Fridays and Saturdays from June 24 through August 12, from 10:00 a.m.…