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Heckrodt Happenings Blog

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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New ‘Wild Space’ connects kids with nature: Video

July 19, 2021

MENASHA, Wis. — There’s a new spot for kids to have fun at the Heckrodt Wetland Reserve in Menasha. It’s called the Wild Space and…

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Play area gets bigger, better

June 1, 2021

Play area gets bigger, better By Greg Seubert MENASHA – A new addition is creating quite a buzz at Menasha’s Heckrodt Wetland Reserve. The reserve’s…

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A special place right in town — Get close to wildlife at Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

June 1, 2021

A special place right in town Get close to wildlife at Heckrodt Wetland Reserve By Greg Seubert MENASHA – It’s one of the Fox Valley’s…

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