​Registration Information

Registration Fee: $30

Registration Deadline: August 8, 2021


The workshop will be held in the Menzel Pavilion at Schmeeckle Reserve, Stevens Point, Wis. Information on Schmeeckle and the Menzel Pavilion including driving and parking directions is available here.

Program Partners

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Cancelation Policy

Requests received prior to the registration deadline will be granted a full refund. Requests received after the registration deadline but prior to the workshop’s start will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted to requests received after the start of the workshop. To receive a refund a written request must be made to hfrater@uwsp.edu

Program Information​

My Happy Place - Understanding Your Property

August 12, 2021 | 9-11 a.m.
Menzel Pavilion, Schmeeckle Reserve, Stevens Point
Instructors: Jessica Tomaszewski, Haley Frater, and Les Werner

Where is your happy place? If you had to describe it what would you say? Would you describe the trees and plants? Join us as we take you on a tour of one our happy places, Schmeeckle Reserve, where we'll use the trees and plants to describe what our property is, could be, and should be. Through a combination of presentations, activities, and a short walking tour (roughly 0.5 miles) you will learn how to identify key characteristics of prairies, oak savannas, hardwoods, riparian zones, and mixed pine ecosystems. 

The program will cover:

  • Identifying common ecosystems of central Wisconsin
  • Plants and trees indicative of prairies, oak savannas, hardwoods, riparian zones, and mixed pine ecosystems
  • How to use indicator species to understand your property's history and possibilities
  • Resources available to help achieve your property management goals

A tentative agenda is available HERE.

Target Audience

This workshop is designed for landowners and nature enthusiasts.