Upcoming Lunch & Learns (Spring 2023)

THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 12-1PM

Breaking New Ground: Farmers of the Sugar River

Hosted by Lower Sugar River Watershed Association

Description: Meet farmers and partners who are transforming agriculture in our watershed.  Learn about the growing farmer-led initiative in Wisconsin and how it is empowering farmers via farmer-to-farmer networks to lead the way in testing and deploying innovative conservation practices as part of the solution for healthier soil, cleaner water, and sustainable, profitable farms.

Food Type/Style:  Mexican Buffet

Cost: $14.95. Consider bringing a donation to support Lower Sugar River Watershed Association (501-c3).

THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 12-1PM

Gardening for Health

Hosted by Southern Wisconsin Land Conservancy

Description: Meet our local volunteer Green County Master Gardeners who share their gardening passion and knowledge with our community. Hear about their upcoming symposium about gardening for health, including healthy soils and biodiversity. Learn how to get involved and become a Master Gardener. Share gardening stories and tips for the upcoming gardening season!

Food Type/Style: Italian Buffet

Cost: $14.95. Consider bringing a donation to support Southern Wisconsin Land Conservancy (501-c3).

THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 12-1PM

Our Amazing Native Plants

Hosted by Lower Sugar River Watershed Association

Description: Meet botanists, foragers, and herbalists to learn about native plant life in our environment and the important role native plants play in our natural areas, field edges, and backyards. Learn about our upcoming workshop series and events devoted to the craft of foraging in the wild, using native plants as medicine, and cataloging biodiversity in our watershed! 

Food Type/Style: Contra Brazilian Buffet 

Cost: $14.95. Consider bringing a donation to support Lower Sugar River Watershed Association (501-c3).

THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 12-1PM

Protecting Your Wild & Working Lands

Hosted by southern wisconsin land conservancy

Description: Meet Southern Wisconsin Land Conservancy experts and the local landowners they work with who are passionate about protecting the conservation values of both the natural and agricultural landscapes on their property. Learn about the benefits and challenges of placing your land under the protection of a conservation easement. Learn about what it takes to protect your own land.

Food Type/Style: BBQ Buffet

Cost: $14.95. Consider bringing a donation to support Southern Wisconsin Land Conservancy (501-c3).

THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 12-1PM

Our Amazing Native Wildlife

HOSTED BY LOWER SUGAR RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION

Description: Meet local biologists to learn about native wildlife that continue to make a living in our working landscapes, including large predators that visit our watershed from time to time. Learn about our late spring ‘Bioblitz’ and how you can participate in cataloging some of the wildlife biodiversity in our watershed! 

Food Type/Style: Americana Buffet

Cost: $14.95. Consider bringing a donation to support Lower Sugar River Watershed Association (501-c3)

Spread the Love

With industrial agriculture covering over 14 million acres of Wisconsin lands, our remaining natural fragments and precious water resources need your help now more than ever. Though lunch is covered at these events, donations help keep the lights on and support our expansive mission to keep Wisconsin's wild lands pristine & healthy. Thank you so much for your continued support!