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Presentations in the Park - Wisconsin Geology and Paleontology

Event Dates

  • 09/09/2021 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Event Description

The Lussier Family Heritage Center will be hosting a variety of speakers throughout the summer, this week's presentation is curtesy of Brooke Norsted from the UW Geology Museum. 

Gates open at 5:30 PM and the presentation starts at 6:00 PM.  Please bring your own chairs or blankets and set up 6 ft. from other attendees.  Arrive early to get some dinner from a local food truck and drinks from Delta Beer Lab.

**Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash and not disruptive. 

Travel through deep time to discover some surprising stories of Wisconsin's geological past featuring volcanoes, tropical seas, and mastodons! We will focus on three very different times in our state's history and examine rocks and fossils which help us piece together how very different it used to be here. 

Registration required 

Location

Lussier Family Heritage Center

3101 Lake Farm Road

Madison, WI 53711

Contact

HeritageCenter@CountyofDane.com

Categories: Dog Friendly, Parks, Talk or Workshop