Erbe Grassland & Goplin Prairies Field Trip

Come for a long hike through various prairie restorations back to remnant dry prairie with the dwarf (cylindrical) blazingstar and endangered real fritillary butterflies.  This site is great habitat for many uncommon grassland bird species, so bring binoculars.  TPE's Erbe Grassland preserve, and the adjacent Goplin property covers 200 acres in all.   Be prepared for a long hike off trail.       
What to Bring/Wear: Dress for the weather and bring water. We recommend long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat. Difficulty: moderate hiking over uneven terrain.
Trip Leader:  Eric Goplin 608.437.4879 or [email protected]

Directions: Take US 18-151 west from Madison, at 1.5 miles west of Mt. Horeb, turn left (south) on Erbe Road. Go for 0.7 miles and look for the parking lot and kiosk on right side of the road (across from quarry).
August 01, 2021 at 1:00pm - 4pm
Erbe Grassland & Goplin Prairies
Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
United States
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Eric Goplin · · 608-437-4879

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