Posts under ‘Pringle Nature Center’

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 […]

Pringle to host Beginning Geocaching class Nov. 10

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Beginning Geocaching class on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. and 2 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 […]

Pringle 5K Run/Hike is Nov. 3

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having the Pringle 5K Run/Hike on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon. Lace up your running shoes to help raise money for Pringle Nature Center’s environmental education programs. This 5K run/hike goes through Bristol Woods and is hailed as one of the best trails […]

Pringle to host Haunted Halloween Hike

The Pringle Nature Center will present A Haunted Halloween Hike Date on Oct. 27 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The center is located inside Bristol Woods County Park on Highway MB just south of Highway C Cost is $5 for general public. Haunting is done by Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of Kenosha County. Scouts […]

Pringle Nature Center to host work day and night hike on Sept. 22

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be hosting a pair of events Saturday, Sept. 22: The center will be having an Invasive Species Workday from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will help combat European Buckthorn, Multi-Flora Rose, and many more invasive plants. Please bring your own work gloves; tools will be provided. The […]

Pringle to offer Teacher Naturalist Volunteer Training

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Teacher Naturalist Volunteer Training Tuesday, Sept. 11 to Thursday, Sept. 13. Interested in helping the next generation become more curious and into nature? Come to the training sessions to learn how to help out. By grade levels, the sessions will be: Tuesday – Kindergarten: 10:30 […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Fall Fun Fest on Sept. 15

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding its annual Fall Fun Fest on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants can enjoy hayrides, black-smith demonstration, kids crafts, green vendors and more. After the fest, The Garlic Mustard Pickers will perform – concert tickets are purchased separately at the nature […]

Pringle to host Blue Moon Night Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Blue Moon Night Hike on Friday, Aug. 31, from 7:30 to  9 p.m. A Blue Moon is the second full moon in a month. Participants will talk about the two different definitions of a Blue Moon, how they came to be, as well as […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Come and Explore! on Aug. 25

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol, will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Come & Explore! on Saturday, Aug. 25, 11  a.m. – 3 p.m. Come and explore Pringle and Bristol Woods as summer draws to a close. Sit in a magic spot, check out the pond critters, check out a GPS and […]

Pringle to host Perseids viewing Saturday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing on Saturday, August 11th, 9:30 p.m. – 11:00 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 August […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Nature Story Time Hike Aug. 4

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: My Night Forest by Roy Orwen on Saturday, Aug. 4, 10 to 11 a.m. A youngster ponders the world outside before bedtime as they consider what an owl sees, a wolf hears, a bear smells, a deer tastes, […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Invasive Species Workday July 28

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. Help to continue to restore the center’s Oak Savanna and Prairie areas. Participants will be cutting down buckthorn, multi-flora rose, and other invasive plants. This also helps create open areas […]

Pringle Nature Center to host frog and toad activity

Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be hosting a Leave No Child Inside: Frogs & Toads, Oh My! on Saturday, July 14, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Come out to learn all about the world of frogs and toads, what makes them special. Participants will learn how to identify frogs visually and […]

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