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THE DRIFTLESS AREA WETLANDS CENTRE

Mission: To provide a unique learning experience that connects people to the natural world and empowers them to positively impact their local environments.

Features include:

  • Environmental education facility staffed to provide environmental education programs highlighting the biology, ecology and geology of the unique Driftless Area
  • Visitor Center featuring with wetlands, prairie, wildlife displays and animals native to the Driftless Area. The visitor center is open to the public at no cost.
  • Community gathering space with large covered plaza that is ADA compliant and available for rentals by private groups and organizations

We work cooperatively with area conservation agencies and organizations such as US Fish and Wildlife, Scouts and Clayton  County Conservation.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

FALLFIRE - CONFLUENCE ART GALLERY

November 14-18 (M-F) from 10am-5pm. Gallery is open for public viewing. Visit http://www.fallfire.org/index.html for additional details.

 

WETLAND EXPLORERS: NATURE TOTS (AGES 2-5)

Saturday, December 3rd from 10-11am

Topic: Animals in Winter

 

WINTER HOLIDAY EXPO

Sunday, December 4th from 11am-2pm. The CP Holiday Train will be in Marquette at 2:45pm this day, so come early and do some shopping!

Sunday, December 11th from 1-4pm

Details: Shop local and find that special gift you've been looking for at our annual Winter Farmers Market and Holiday Craft Fair!

 

JOLLY NATURE ELVES

Tuesday, December 6th from 4-6pm

We're looking for some jolly elves to help us decorate the Wetlands Centre for Santa's visit! Bring the family out to make nature-inspired holiday ornaments for our tree.

 

SANTA AT THE WETLANDS CENTRE

Saturday, December 10th from 1-4pm

The American Legion Post #305 will be hosting Santa's annual visit to the Centre. A fun-filled event with treats, hot chocolate, ornament making and pictures with Santa!

 

November-December 2016 Program & Events Flyer

 

 

 

 
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