Raised boardwalk in wooded marsh area

Heckrodt Happenings Blog

Snowshoe at Our School & in our Community Program

February 14, 2024

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve strives to make nature more accessible in the winter months with our Snowshoe at Our School and In our Community Program. Heckrodt…

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2023, A Year of Transition!

January 2, 2024

As the new year starts, we reflect back on 2023, it was a year of growth, a year of transition, and a year of new…

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A Day of Adventure at Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

November 30, 2023

Amanda Chavez from Go Valley Kids wrote an amazing blog on Heckrodt Wetland Reserve called “A Day of Adventures at Heckrodt Wetland Reserve.” Amanda writes…

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Sounds in the Autumm Night

October 23, 2023

As October ends, and November begins, with the darkness coming sooner. You will be starting to hear the hoo-h’HOO-hoo-hoo sounds of a Great Horned Owl.…

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The Listening Party at Heckrodt Prairie Hootenanny

October 5, 2023

Randal Hicks from Adventures in America did a fantastic blog and review of the Heckrodt Prairie Hootenanny! Hicks writes, “In addition to the great tunes,…

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A Snappy Success Story

September 18, 2023

In early June, a female snapping turtle emerged from the wetland water to lay her eggs in the sandy shores of the Reserve.   However, this…

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Blue-green algae and how it affects you

August 11, 2023

Heckrodt had the opportunity to educate the public on Blue-Green Algae.  https://www.nbc26.com/news/local-news/in-your-neighborhood/menasha/at-the-height-of-blue-green-algae-season-what-is-it-should-you-be-worried-about-it In Menasha, Heckrodt Wetland Preserve’s naturalist Andrea Bierbrauer said it’s possible to help…

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Heckrodt Wetland Reserve hires new Executive Director

March 1, 2023

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve announces new Executive Director   March 1, 2023 The Board of Directors of Heckrodt Wetland Reserve is excited to announce the selection…

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Rock the Block Menasha & Fox Crossing – 2022

October 19, 2022

Rock the Block 2022 Video: Rock the Block Menasha & Fox Crossing – September 2022 Heckrodt had the amazing opportunity to host Rock the Block…

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Trails: Connecting Communities — PODCAST

November 4, 2021

Join Heckrodt Wetland Reserve’s Chris Langenfeld as he discusses environmental literacy and how the Reserve is working to inclusively bring that to the Fox Valley…

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