Raptors, reptiles at free Marsh Haven event

November 10, 2018 GMT

FOND DU LAC -- The public has the opportunity to meet the animal ambassadors from Marsh Haven Nature Center and learn about helping monarch butterflies and cavity nesting birds at this Saturday’s free, family-friendly “Evening of Music and Nature.” This event will be held from 5-7 p.m. in the commons area at University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac, 400 University Drive, Fond du Lac.

Marsh Haven Nature Center will be hosting a meet and greet opportunity with some of their animal ambassadors, including raptors, reptiles, and mammals. Individuals have the opportunity to make a milkweed seed ball and take home important seeds to help our pollinators. Participants can also collect resources on providing nest boxes for the declining cavity nesting birds and discover ways to share the message of caring for the earth. All ages are invited to learn more about nature and the opportunities offered at Marsh Haven Nature Center.

There will be a silent auction to benefit the education programs at Marsh Haven, along with snacks, beverages, and gift items to purchase. Visitors are asked to stay for the 7 p.m. Jim Curry concert in the Prairie Theater at UW-Fond du Lac. Jim Curry and his band will be performing a tribute to John Denver. Tickets for the concert are $20 and are available through www.hometowntickets.com.