Jan
8
Fishing For Dinner Instructor Training - Lussier Family Heritage Center

Fishing for Dinner - Fishing Wisconsin DNR

About these workshops:

Angler R3 includes the Fishing for Dinner and Angler Education programs. These workshops will certify you to lead Fishing for Dinner classes for adults and families at community centers and Angler Education programs suitable for the classroom and youth organizations. Pick and choose from among the options to suit your audience.

At these workshops, we'll share tips and best practices on teaching people to fish and prepare the catch for the table. Brush up on your own basic fishing skills during hands-on activities and take home guides to implement these programs in your community. Bring your own teaching tips to share!

Participants will Receive:

  • Fishing for Dinner and Angler Education Instructor Certification
  • Fishing for Dinner Training Manual
  • Junior Angler and Hook, Line, & Thinker program materials that can be adapted to classrooms and recreation programs.
  • Access to a boatload of resources and loaner gear
  • Instruction includes how to teach fish identification, knot tying, casting and more.
  • Lunch or dinner!

Jan
10
Dane County UW- Extension 2020 Winter Seminar Series - Lussier Family Heritage Center

8:45-10:15 AM – New and Emerging Plant Diseases: Brian Hudelson of the UW-Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic will cover new & emerging
diseases that have appeared in the past few years and some we should be watching for in 2020.


10:30 AM-12:00 Developing, Selecting, and Introducing New Woody Plants in Wisconsin: Mike Yanny from JN Plant Selections will present on
his woody plant breeding program including plants such as Firespire® Carpinus, Firebird® crabapple, and Pink-a-licious™ spirea.

 

Cost: $20/ person

Jan
17
Dane County UW- Extension 2020 Winter Seminar Series - Lussier Family Heritage Center

8:45-10:15 AM The Big Chill: Cold temperature effects on plants and avoiding damage: Dr. Laura Jull of UW-Madison will focus on how plants acclimate and tolerate severe winter temperatures. Discover what happens from the cellular level to the tops of buds during winter.


10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Perennials: New Trends, Plants and Varieties: Nancy Nedveck of The Flower Factory will cover all of this plus plants for adapting to the changing climate.

$20/ person

Jan
24
Dane County UW- Extension 2020 Winter Seminar Series - Lussier Family Heritage Center

8:45-10:15 AM: Insect Damage by Mouthpart Type: PJ Liesch of the UW-Madison Insect Diagnostic Lab will speak on various landscape pests in terms of categories of insect damage: sucking, chewing and boring-type damage.


10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wildlife Damage Management by Species: David Drake will discuss different species of wildlife that cause plant damage, how to identify the culprit and techniques for management.

Cost: $20/ person

Feb
8
Book Club - Lussier Family Heritage Center

Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a book and flex your imagination, deepen your understanding of the world and feed your soul with a new perspective. Because it can also be very inductive to hibernation, we are giving you an opportunity to get out of the house, gather with other readers and engage in discussion. Join us for a monthly book club discussion of three books; each with a nature theme. 

February 8th: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
March 14th: Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich 
April 11th: The Overstory by Richard Powers

We will meet at the Lussier Family Heritage Center at 10am on all meeting dates.  Registration is required. You may sign up for one or all. Space is limited. 

Register online at: LussierHeritageCenter.com/events
Coffee and hot water for tea will be provided. Bring your own cup or thermos.
 

Feb
22
Explore Nature at Cap Springs: HOO’S WOODS RAPTOR CENTER & AMERICAN KESTREL NEST BOX WORKSHOP - Lussier Family Heritage Center

Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center program with live owls and eagles starts at 10:30am, followed by an American Kestrel nest box workshop. Registration required for workshop: please email Clare at carlson.clare@countyofdane.com.

This family-friendly and free event is sponsored by the Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area, Lussier Family Heritage Center, and Dane County Parks.

Mar
14
Book Club - Lussier Family Heritage Center

Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a book and flex your imagination, deepen your understanding of the world and feed your soul with a new perspective. Because it can also be very inductive to hibernation, we are giving you an opportunity to get out of the house, gather with other readers and engage in discussion. Join us for a monthly book club discussion of three books; each with a nature theme. 

February 8th: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
March 14th: Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich 
April 11th: The Overstory by Richard Powers

We will meet at the Lussier Family Heritage Center at 10am on all meeting dates.  Registration is required. You may sign up for one or all. Space is limited. 

Register online at: LussierHeritageCenter.com/events
Coffee and hot water for tea will be provided. Bring your own cup or thermos.

Apr
11
Book Club - Lussier Family Heritage Center

Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a book and flex your imagination, deepen your understanding of the world and feed your soul with a new perspective. Because it can also be very inductive to hibernation, we are giving you an opportunity to get out of the house, gather with other readers and engage in discussion. Join us for a monthly book club discussion of three books; each with a nature theme. 

February 8th: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
March 14th: Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich 
April 11th: The Overstory by Richard Powers

We will meet at the Lussier Family Heritage Center at 10am on all meeting dates.  Registration is required. You may sign up for one or all. Space is limited. 

Register online at: LussierHeritageCenter.com/events
Coffee and hot water for tea will be provided. Bring your own cup or thermos.