Geology Club President leads Baird Creek walk, Saturday, Nov. 18

On Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m., join UW-Green Bay graduate student and Geology Club President, Zachary Ashauer, at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka St.) to learn about glacial formations and the landscape of the past on the Geology Hike through the Baird Creek Greenway. Remember to dress for the weather, and be prepared to encounter a few hills and unpaved trails. For parties of six or more, please call Holly at 920.328.3505.

Coming up: Family-friendly hike, ‘One Fish, Two Fish’

Charlie Frisk, Baird Creek Preservation Foundation (BCPF) Board President, will lead a hike on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street). During the “One Fish, Two Fish” hike, Frisk will take you to some of the best locations to find the largest number of fish in Baird Creek. He will use a large seine to temporarily capture some of the fish (and other aquatic creatures) to take a look at the biodiversity of the creek. This hike is a “kid-focused” event, so bring the whole family. Kids are encourage to get in the creek and explore. Be prepared for wet, muddy fun!  

Alumnus Josh Martinez to lead Wildflower Hike

Alumnus and Baird Creek Preservation board member Josh Martinez will lead the Wildflower Hike at 1 p.m. Saturday May 13, 2017. The hike begins at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street) and continues through the Greenway. Attendees will find interesting wildflowers including skunk cabbage, marsh marigolds and many more. Remember to bring your camera. The hike is free and open to the public.

Vandervest leads Heart Health Hike

UW-Green Bay alumnus Nate Vandervest will be leading a Heart Health Hike in Baird Creek Parkway at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street). Vandervest is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, corrective exercise specialist and certified running coach. He will lead you through the Greenway and get your heart pumping. Contact Holly at 920-328-2505 or hollyb@bairdcreek.org with questions. Check out https://bairdcreek.org or www.facebook.com/BairdCreek for more information. 

Prof. Draney to lead Winter Wonderland Hike

Take a break from the holiday bustle to discover the beauty of a frosty Baird Creek on the Winter Wonderland Hike in the Greenway at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Meet at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street). Join UWGB Prof. Michael Draney (biology) as he leads you through the greenway and answers your questions about spiders, the effects of harsh weather conditions and anything else that comes to mind.  Please remember to dress for the weather and be prepared to encounter a few hills and unpaved trails. For parties of 6 or more, please call ahead (920-328-3505).

Prof. Luczaj to lead geology hike through Baird Creek

Join UW-Green Bay Geologist, Prof. John Luczaj, at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street) at 1 p.m., Nov. 19, to learn about glacial formations and the landscape of the past. He is leading a Geology Hike through the Baird Creek Greenway. Remember to dress for the weather, and be prepared for hills and unpaved trails. If you have questions about the event, contact Maureen Meinhardt at 920.328.3505 or execdirector@bairdcreek.org.

Vandervest leads Heart Healthy Hike

UWGB alumnus Nate Vandervest will be leading a Heart Health Hike in Baird Creek Parkway at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. Meet at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street). Vandervest is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, corrective exercise specialist and certified running coach. He will lead you through the greenway and get your heart pumping. For parties of 6 or more, please call ahead. Contact Maureen Meinhardt at 920.328.3505 or execdirector@bairdcreek.org with questions. Check out www.bairdcreek.org or www.facebook.com/BairdCreek for more information.

Heart Healthy Hike this weekend

UWGB alumnus Nate Vandervest will be leading a Heart Health Hike in Baird Creek Parkway at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. Meet at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street). Vandervest is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, corrective exercise specialist and certified running coach. He will lead you through the greenway and get your heart pumping. For parties of 6 or more, please call ahead. Contact Maureen Meinhardt at 920.328.3505 or execdirector@bairdcreek.org with questions. Check out www.bairdcreek.org or www.facebook.com/BairdCreek for more information.