Guided birding and forestry tour offered at UW-Stevens Point September 13, 2023 Learn about bird watching and forest habitats on a guided walk of Schmeeckle Reserve on Saturday, Oct. 7. Enjoy a guided birdwatching tour while learning about bird habitats and forestry at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Schmeeckle Reserve next month. The tour will be offered from 7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, meeting at the reserve’s Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Center for Wildlife (WCW) and the Wisconsin Forestry Center at UW-Stevens Point, the tour will be led by Jennifer Summers. A program development specialist at the WCW, she has been birding for five years and has led several bird walks. Bird watchers, nature enthusiasts and landowners will learn how smart forest management practices create habitats for a variety of bird and wildlife species. Binoculars may be brought or can be provided upon request. The workshop will include long periods of walking outdoors on wood chip and gravel trails. Registration for this guided experience is $35. Space is limited. To secure your spot and to find more details, please visit www3.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/WFC/Pages/Landowner-Resources/birding-forestry-tour.aspx. Registration closes September 29.