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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Bumble Bee Surveys

Event Dates

  • 06/16/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 06/29/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 07/06/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 07/13/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 08/10/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 08/24/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 09/07/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 09/21/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 10/05/2022 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Event Description

Naturalist Clare Carlson leads bumble bee group surveys in Cap Springs Recreation Area prairies and native plant gardens. Volunteers take photos, tally species, and submit findings to DNR’s Bumble Bee Brigade. Ten species have been confirmed in the park.


SURVEY DATES & LOCATIONS

SUPPLIES:  Bring a camera (phone cameras work great) if you wish. Please bring sun protection and drinking water. Restrooms are available at most locations.

SIGNUPContact Clare Carlson carlson.clare@countyofdane.com to join a survey. Signup is required. Children are welcome when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:  If a survey is cancelled, folks will be emailed at least one hour before a survey.

Find out more about the Friends activities and how to support us at www.friendsofcapitalsprings.org | Facebook

Documents

Location

Thursday, June 16 | Prairie Learning Center, Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Rd | 9-11am | meet at Heritage Center entryway

Wednesday, June 29 | Nine Springs E-Way parking lot, Moorland Rd | 9-11am

Wednesday, July 6 | William G. Lunney Lake Farm County Park, shelter 3, 4330 Libby Rd | 9-11am

Wednesday, July 13 | Prairie Learning Center, Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Rd | 9-11am | meet at Heritage Center entryway

Wednesday, August 10 | Nine Springs E-Way, Capital City & Lower Yahara Trails parking lot, Lake Farm Rd | 9-11am | lot located directly across the road from the Heritage Center

Wednesday, August 24 | William G. Lunney Lake Farm County Park, shelter 1, 4330 Libby Rd | 9-11am

Wednesday, Sept. 7 | Prairie Learning Center, Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Rd | 9-11am | meet at Heritage Center entryway

Wednesday, Sept. 21 | William G. Lunney Lake Farm County Park, shelter 3, 4330 Libby Rd | 9-11am

Wednesday, Oct. 5 | Nine Springs E-Way, Capital City & Lower Yahara Trails parking lot, Lake Farm Rd | 9-11am | lot located directly across the road from the Heritage Center

Contact

carlson.clare@countyofdane.com

Categories: Parks, Volunteer