Thursday, July 2
Colman Woods Walkabout
Join us at Colman Woods, added to the Conservancy’s proptected properties in January 2015. This 29 acre jewel is the home of rare ecological jewels. Escape for an evening, strolling among uncommon varieties of native botanicals, partaking in farm to table fare. Speaker Shawn Graff, Executive Director of Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, will share the basics of conservation easements.
Saturday, July 18
Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy’s 25th Anniversary
8:30 – 11:30 am, Program at 9:30 am
Celebrate the establishment of KNC, truly a gift for our children and our children’s children by the citizens of Williams Bay 25 years ago. Gather with KNC and Conservancy supporters as we recognize the foresight and continued dedication to the property, through responsible stewardship and a commitment to forever protect this jewel, manifested in the 2011 easement agreement between the Conservancy and the Village. Program will include the history of KNC, a reading of its 25th Anniversary Proclamation, and the presentation of Geneva Lake Conservancy’s annual Olmsted Award. Guided tours of the property will be available.
Saturday, October 3
Shore Path Walk
8:30 am from West End Library park, Lake Geneva
The eighth annual JPPT Lake Walk will benefit the Geneva Lake Conservancy. This fully underwritten event is designed to be a great day of exercise, accomplishment, and fun. Walkers are given a route map and pace guide to keep them on track. Fully stocked aid stations are setup roughly every three miles to maintain energy and motivation and sag support transports personal gear to the various rest stops and provides aid if needed. This is a great opportunity to accomplish a goal, promote good health, enjoy the beauty of Geneva Lake, and support the Geneva Lake Conservancy all in one day. Registration opens May 1. 100 percent of the proceeds benefit Geneva Lake Conservancy.
Sunday, October 11
“Landscape Architecture at Lake Geneva: The Work of Jens Jensen” at Lake Geneva Country Club
William H. Tishler, FASLA, Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture, The University of Wisconsin—Madison, will share his research on the work of early landscape architects in Wisconsin, focusing on Jens Jensen. A light dinner will follow the presentation.
Saturday, December 5th
The Geneva Lake Conservancy presents Holly Ball at Big Foot Country Club.
The Conservancy’s annual holiday celebration and fundraiser includes a live band, dinner, auction, and presentation of the Conservation Stewardship Award.