Schmeeckle nature program
Student naturalists present free nature programs at Schmeeckle.

Programs and Events


Free nature programs are offered every fall and spring, presented by UW-Stevens Point students studying environmental education and interpretation.

Schmeeckle Reserve's in-person Family Nature Programs are back for fall 2021! Programs are presented by UW-Stevens Point students studying environmental education and interpretation or wildlife education. Outdoor programs will be offered in October and November. Please see below for special COVID-19 procedures.  

Click here to see videos that student naturalists created in spring 2021.

Browse the calendar below to see programs and events. To receive our program brochure mailings, please sign up for the Schmeeckle mailing list.


Special COVID-19 procedures for Family Nature Programs

Due to COVID-19, the following procedures have been established:

  • Registration required: Registration is required to attend these free nature programs. To register, e-mail schmeeckle@uwsp.edu. Include the title(s) of programs you want to attend, the number in your group, your e-mail address, and your phone number. We will confirm your registration via e-mail. Space is limited to 30 attendees at each event. 

  • Programs held outdoors: All programs will be outdoors; please dress for the weather. A restroom building is available near the parking lot.

  • Rain dates/cancellations: In case of heavy rain or storms, we will contact registered attendees and reschedule the program for the rain date listed. In the event of a canceled program, registered attendees will be notified as soon as possible.


Schmeeckle nature program
Student naturalists present free nature programs at Schmeeckle.

Programs and Events


Schmeeckle Reserve offers free nature programs every fall and spring, presented by UW-Stevens Point students studying environmental education and interpretation. Programs take place both inside the visitor center and out on the trails.

Everyone is welcome to attend! Programs typically don't require registration, but if you plan to bring a group of more than 10 people, please contact us so we can plan accordingly.

Browse the calendar below to see programs and events. To receive our twice-yearly program brochure mailings, please sign up for program reminders.



See the calendar below to view upcoming programs or view the Family Nature Programs here. Join our mailing list to be the first to receive information on other upcoming Schmeeckle programs!

Upcoming Programs

 

Schmeeckle Reserve Program and Events Calendar