Kalscheur Oak Savanna Field Trip
|Come look for butterflies and flowers on this 19-acre TPE preserve managed by the Empire-Sauk Chapter. The site is topographically diverse, and covered with scattered oak trees and prairie openings. At the base of the slope, springs and ground water seeps flow into a stream-side wetland complex. To date, 243 native plant and 42 butterfly species have been identified on site. Close focusing binoculars are recommended for butterfly viewing. Be prepared for off-trail hiking. This is a joint field trip with the Southern WI Butterfly Association.
What to Bring/Wear: Long pants, hat, and binoculars are recommended.
Trip leader: Fred Dike [email protected]
Directions: From the Village of Hollandale in southeastern Iowa Co, take County Road K south from Hwy 39 for 2.44 miles. Look for a small TPE sign on the left (northeast) side of the road. Note: the preserve entrance is ¼ mi past the bridge over Olson Creek on County K. Parking is along the road, be sure to park at least 3 ft off pavement. We will be hiking in from there.
July 31, 2021 at 10:00am - 12pm