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Pringle to host trial run/hike and beginning geocaching on Nov. 8

The Pringle Nature Center in Bristol Woods County Park will be hosting two events on Saturday, Nov. 8: Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding the  Pringle 5K Prairie and Woods Trail Run/Hike on Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.  to noon. Lace up your running shoes to help raise money for Pringle Nature Center’s […]

Pringle to host Halloween night hike on Oct. 25

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Halloween Night Hike on Saturday, Oct. 25, 6:30-8 p.m. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for this safe alternative Halloween hikes. Participants will warm up with hot chocolate afterwards. Please leave your flashlights at home as they will spoil the experience. […]

Pringle program to explore cockroach behavior

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Science Saturday: Behavior of Cockroaches on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. Children in 6th to 9th grade will conduct fun experiments. This month, children will design and conduct an experiment to determine environmental preferences of the Madagascar hissing cockroach. Children will observe structures […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Mushroom in the Rain story time hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Mushroom in the Rain by Mirra Ginsburg on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10-11 a.m. Participants will hear a story about a rain-soaked ant that takes refuge under a mushroom, which expands to shelter several of his waterlogged friends. After the story, participants will […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Invasive Species Workday Sept. 27

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to noon. Come help combat European Buckthorn, Multi-Flora Rose, and many more invasive plants. Please bring your own work gloves; tools will be provided.

Pringle Nature Center Science Saturday set for Aug. 23

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Science Saturday: May the Force be With You on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10-11 a.m. Children in 6th to 9th grade join us for fun experiments. Participants will look at how pulleys and levers work. At the end, participants will use their new knowledge to lift […]

Pringle to host nature story time Aug. 2

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: A Tree’s Tale by Lark Carrier on Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 to 11 a.m Join participants will they read about a huge, 400-year-old oak tree that sees many people come and go during the course of its life as a Mai-Mehtug or “path-tree” to […]

Pringle Nature Center to host work day

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m. – noon. Come help continue the combat of European Buckthorn, Multi-Flora Rose, and many more invasive plants. Please bring your own work gloves, tools will be provided.

Pringle Nature Center to host youth birding field trip

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Youth Birding Field Trip at Bristol Woods County Park on Saturday, May 31, at 9 a.m. Staff will have some binoculars to borrow. For children ages 8-18. Free.

Pringle Nature Center to host Invasive Species Workday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, May 24, from 9 to noon. Come help participants combat European Buckthorn, Multi-Flora Rose, and many more invasive plants. Please bring your own work gloves, tools will be provided.

Kenosha County receives Bird City status; Bristol Woods, Pringle, Bong are key

Kenosha County on Wednesday became the fifth county to achieve Bird City status from the Bird City Wisconsin organization — with features of Western Kenosha County playing a key role in the designation. Carl Schwartz, BCW state coordinator, presented Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser with official Bird City Wisconsin signs, a flag and a plaque […]

Pringle to host seed nature hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: A Seed is Sleepy by Diana Hutts Aston on Saturday, May 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. The program will be a contemplative look at the natural world with an introduction to seeds and plants. After the story, participants will […]

Pringle to host Star Lab event Feb. 22

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Sky’s the Limit on Saturday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m. to noon. Come and explore the night sky during the daytime. Participants will use the inflatable StarLab Planetarium to look at the night sky and see what causes the seasons. Space […]

Pringle to host talk about passenger pigeon

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Project Passenger Pigeon Talk on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 5 p.m. Senior Fellow at the Aldo Leopold Foundation Stanley Temple will speak about the 100 years since the Passenger Pigeon became extinct. Stan’s presentation explores the ecology and life history of the passenger pigeon […]

Valentine’s Snowshoe Candlelight Hike set at Pringle Feb. 14

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Valentine’s Snowshoe Candlelight Hike on Friday, Feb. 14, at 6 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy the winter wonderland at night with family, friends, and loved ones while on the candlelit trail at Bristol Woods County Park. Warm up afterwards by the cracking fire and refreshments […]

Snowshoe rental available at Pringle Nature Center

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be renting snowshoes when there is at least 4” of snow on the ground, Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. Looking for a winter activity that doesn’t cost a lot of money and is a great workout? You can […]

Animals in Winter topic of Pringle Nature Story Time Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Animals in Winter by Henrietta Bancroft on Dec. 7, from 10 to 11:00 a.m. Have you ever seen a butterfly in the snow? Probably not. Come and find out how other animals cope with winter’s worst weather. After the story, […]

Pringle to host beginning geocaching this Saturday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Beginning Geocaching on Saturday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Geocaching is a sport where people use their GPS’s to play hide and seek with cache’s, sometimes filled with treasure. Whether you’re just starting or completely new to the sport, come on out […]

Pringle Nature Center Fall Fun Fest 2013 coverage

The Pringle Nature Center hosted its annual Fall Fun Fest Saturday at the center, which is located inside Bristol Woods County Park in Bristol. The event, a fundraiser for the center, offered a wide variety of outdoor activities, including hay wagon rides, pumpkin painting and other nature crafts, a blacksmith demonstration and  more. There also […]

Pringle Nature Center annual Fall Fest is Sept. 21

The Pringle Nature Center will be hosting its annual Fall Fun Fest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. Pringle Nature Center is located at 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB) , Bristol inside Bristol Woods County Park. The Fall Fun Fest is one of two events to help raise money for the […]

Pringle to host butterfly story/hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Monarch Butterfly by Gail Gibbons on Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 to 11 a.m. Come to listen to a story about the life cycle, body parts, and behavior of the monarch butterfly. After the story, participants will go out on a […]

Pringle to host Perseids Meteor Shower viewing

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing on Monday, Aug. 12, from 9:30 to 11 p.m. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at their peak. This year’s shower should peak on the night of Aud. […]

Pringle to host night hike and pond tour programs this weekend

The Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will host a pair of programs this weekend: Pringle will be having a Vernal Equinox Night Hike on Friday, March 22, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Get rid of the winter blues and welcome spring. Participants will search for the early spring risers that live in the park […]

Pringle to host Teacher Naturalist Volunteer Training

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Teacher Naturalist Volunteer Training from Tuesday, March 26 to Thursday, March 28. Are you interested in nature and would love to share that curiosity and enthusiasm with the next generation? Pringle Nature Center depends on volunteers to help teach programs and is offering training […]

Pringle to host maple syruping hike at Petrifying Springs Park

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Maple Syruping Hike at Petrifying Springs Park on Saturday, March 9, with hikes at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. Join others at Petrifying Springs County Park in Somers as you take a walk through the sugar bush and talk about the Maple […]

Pringle Nature Story Time Hike set for March 2

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: At Grandpa’s Sugar Bush by Margaret Carney & Janet Wilson on Saturday, March 2, from 10 to 11 a.m. Alongside his grandpa, a young boy shares the tasks involved in making maple syrup the old-fashioned way. From tapping the trees […]

Pringle to host free Leave No Child Inside: Snow Day on Jan. 26

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Snow Day on Saturday, January 26, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do! Bring out the entire family as Pringle shows you different ways to enjoy the winter weather. Different activities […]

Pringle Nature Center to host animals in winter hike Jan. 5

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Animals in Winter by Henrietta Bancroft & Richard G. Van Gelder on Saturday, January 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. Have you ever seen a butterfly in the snow? Probably not. Woodchucks don’t like cold weather either but they don’t […]

Pringle may host snowshoe hike Saturday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Guided Snowshoe Hike on Saturday, Dec. 29, at 1 p.m. — if the weather cooperates. Join a Pringle Naturalist for a guided hike through the woods for some winter fun. Snowshoes will be provided. This is a great way to try out a new sport without […]

Brothers complete Eagle Scout project at Pringle Nature Center

Brother’s Zach and Jacob Martell have finished Eagle Scout projects at Pringle Nature Center. Zach Martell built a total of eight bat houses in May of 2011 in Bristol Woods County Park located in the prairie and by the first parking lot to encourage bats to roost in the park and avoid roosting in the […]

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