Sierra Club

Fox Valley Sierra Group

Scheduled Programs

(7:00pm at Bubolz Nature Preserve)

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Monthly meetings typically consist of a short announcements followed by an informative program.
All meetings of the Fox Valley Group are open and free to the public. Please come join us!

Traditionally our meetings were held at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve.
BUT WE HAVE MOVED. We are now at the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance.
Click [HERE] for directions, maps and more information.

Drive to the very southern end of Ballard Road, stopping at the cemetery gate. Then turn left.
(Don't be confused by St Fidelis Friary further to the north.)



February 12, 2015 - 7:00 at the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA)

Vicki Vogel, Executive Director of the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA), will tell us about the organization. Learn its history, how it obtained the Monte Averno site, and their plans for the future. Learn how our organization works with FREEA.

Website for Fox River Environmental Education Alliance, Inc (FREEA)


March 12, 2015 - 7:00 at the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA)

Biking in Wisconsin

Dave Cieslewicz from the Wisconsin Bike Federation will update us on what they are doing for the bicyclist in Wisconsin.


April 9, 2015 - 7:00 at the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA)

White Nose Bad Syndrome

Heather Kaarakka(bat biologist) from the DNR will speaking to us about the species of Wisconsin bats, their habitats, how to attract bats in your yard, update us on the White Nose Syndrome and how we can help preserve them.


May 14, 2015 - 7:00 at the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA)

Jerry Apps, author of he novel "The Great Sand Fracas of Ames County"
UW Press summary of the book
Jerry Apps website


June 11, 2015 - at the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA)

Kelly Ramstack - Cliff Tops & Canyons of Southwest Utah, travel program

Evening short hike around the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (Monte Alverno) and the Fox River.

Rappel down cliffs, squeeze through slot canyons, and climb to knee-shaking heights. Kelly Ramstack will share slides of her adventures in Vermillion Cliffs & Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments and Zion National Park.


August 13, 2015 - 6:30 at the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA)

Picnic Dinner Meeting. Note the earlier time.


September 13, 2015 - 7:00 at the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA)

Clayton Daughenbaugh - Red Rock program




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