Explore the Great Outdoors with the Green Team

Provided by the Green Team

The Green Team is excited to welcome the community to another year of free, fun-filled outdoor activities. Through exploring the great outdoors, event attendees can come to further appreciate and care for Green Lake’s incredible natural resources and history, all while having a lot of fun.

Families, friends, neighbors, and visitors will be able to discover the splendors of Green Lake during moonlight walks, daytime paddles, tours of historic sites, and more. From water- to land-based outings, there’s a Green Team event fit for every adventurer. Green Team events are organized by members of the Green Lake Association, Green Lake Conservancy, Green Lake Sanitary District, and the Green Lake School District. To see the complete Green Team calendar or to check for any event changes due to weather, please visit greenlakeassociation.com/green-team .

Photograph provided by the Green Team

Mitchell Glen Tour

Saturday, May 7, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and Saturday, October 15, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Explore Mitchell Glen for a rare and beautiful trip to this limited-access property. Participants will be guided down into the glen, which features incredible trees, rock features, and flowing waters. The tour includes walking down and up about 80 steep steps, so bring sturdy shoes. Space is limited and reservations are required. Save your spot by calling the Sanitary District at (920) 295-4488.

Daytime Paddle on the Puchyan

Saturday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Start your morning with a relaxing trip on the water with the Green Team. Paddle the Puchyan River by kayak or canoe and enjoy this beautiful, thriving ecosystem. Keep your eyes peeled for a variety of wildlife, from turtles to cranes to crayfish and more! This leisurely tour is good for all paddle skill levels. Participants will paddle from downtown Green Lake to Dartford.

Native Prairie Seed Collection

Sunday, October 1, 10:30 a.m. to Noon.
Join the Green Team on a prairie-flower and grass-seed collection event at Dawson Prairie in the Green Lake Conference Center. The collected seeds will be used in the community to help restore natural areas that were once overrun by invasive buckthorn. This event is great for all ages!

Jennifer Fjelsted is the communication and project manager at Green Lake Association.