News and Events

Geneva Lake Eagle Watching Days 

Join members of our chapter along the shore of Geneva Lake for some Bald Eagle viewing on February 27 and the 28 from 8:00 AM  – 11:00 AM. We will be set up in two separate locations: 

Fontana Beach – S Lake Shore Drive, Fontana, WI 

Edgewater Park – E Geneva Street, Williams Bay, WI 

Exact locations may vary depending on ice conditions on the lake at the time of the event. For more information, please contact: 

Kevin Dickey – 

or call 1 (262) 729-9702

Backyard Birding – Front to back

The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire is offering an online course about the basics of backyard birding and how to attract birds. This four part series of two hour learning sessions begins Wednesday, March 24 and runs through Wednesday, April 14. The instructor is Steve Betchkal, who is an accomplished writer, ornithologist and master birder.

March 24: One – Feed Your Passion: Basics of Bird Feeding

March 31: Two – Mi Casa es Su Casa: Inviting Birds into Your Yard

April 7: Three – Getting to Know You: Basics of Bird Identification

April 14: Four – Birding by Ear: Tips for Identifying Birds by Sound

Registration is required to take this online course. Please click on the link below for more information.

Bird Walks at Big Foot

Saturdays, throughout the year (9:00 – 11:00 AM)

Join us for a Bird Walk near the shores of beautiful Geneva Lake. We will follow the park’s trails while on the lookout for birds and other wildlife. Meet in the main parking area to the right of the entrance station a little before 9:00 AM. A state park sticker ($28, $13 if age 65 or older) or daily pass ($8, $3 if age 65 or older) is required to enter Big Foot Beach State Park.
Kevin Dickey – or 1 (262) 729-9702
Big Foot Beach State Park – N1550 S Lakeshore Drive, Lake Geneva, WI
Check the Events page for a listing of scheduled bird walks – Click here!

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