Public Programs

The Lussier Family Heritage Center offers a number of public education programs to help you learn more about nature and get outside to explore! Click on a program below to learn more or check out our event calendar to see what events are coming up.

Sunset over Lake Waubesa with birds on the water
Paddle in the Parks

Get out on the water this summer through this fun introductory paddles. Join Lussier Family Heritage Center staff in this relaxing paddle fit for the entire family. Learn canoe paddle strokes, practice gaining comfort in a canoe, and enjoy a late afternoon paddle on Dane County waterways.

Cost: Program is free if you bring your own boat, or rent a canoe from us for $20. Registration required in advance to rent canoes. 

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Marshmallows roasting over a campfire
Evening Hike and Bonfire

Enjoy an evening of night hiking and exploration in this fun program! Saunter around William G. Lunney Lake Farm County Park to search for owls and other  awesome creatures that emerge in the evening. After the hike we will gather around a campfire to look at the stars and enjoy some s’mores. This program is approximately two hours long.

Cost: $5 per person. Kids under 5 are free and do not need to register.

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