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Lakeland Audubon Receives the 2019 Good Earth Award

For more information, please read the article in The Beacon newspaper by following this link: THE BEACON-Nov 29 issue



2019 Lake Geneva – Christmas Bird Count

The Lakeland Audubon Society will hold its annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 21. The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a long-standing program of the National Audubon Society, with over 100 years of community science involvement. It is an early-winter bird census, where thousands of volunteers across the U.S., Canada, and many countries in the Western Hemisphere go out over a 24 hour period on one calendar day to count birds. The data collected by observers provides vital information on the long-term health and status of bird populations across North America. To participate, contact Kyle Cudworth through Our Contact Page or by Phone: (262) 245-6860. Participants will be meeting at the Lion’s Field House, in Williams Bay, at 5:00 p.m. on the 21st to eat dinner and go over the day’s sightings.

Land Grabs and frontier justice, walworth county style

Presented by Michael Rehberg of Black Point Estate and Gardens

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

5:30 p.m.

Barrett Memorial Library – 65 W. Geneva St., Williams Bay, WI

A deep look at the second biggest and bruising land grab in our area, before anyone could buy property at the land office in Milwaukee… with the first surveys, cabins, dams, and mills. Includes a look at the threat of being pushed through a hole in the 18 inches of ice on Lake Como and a Sheriff’s arrest!

An introduction to the Daniel Boone of Walworth County!



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.

For more information regarding fees, please click on the following link: Wisconsin State Park Admission Fees

Contact: Kevin Dickey (262) 729-9702 or email

Location: Big Foot Beach State Park – N1550 S Lakeshore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI

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