The County Grounds
Nature Tour Series
June 6th - Birds
With Carl Schwartz
June 14th Pollinators
June 21st History
With Dr. Michael McBride
July 19th - Prairies
July 26th - Butterflies
With Barb Agnew
“The population is probably only 50 percent of the long-term average,” Taylor said. “There’s no question the monarch population is going down. It’s the same old story we hear over and over — loss of habitat.”
– Chip Taylor
2015 Calendar of Events
Our Annual Fundraiser
Wednesday, from 5:30 PM – 8 PM
Bridgetown Gallery at
7734 Harwood Avenue in Wauwatosa
Milkweed plant sale:
Sunday, from noon -3 PM
At our trail head discovery parkway and Eschweiler Dr.
we sell many native species of nectar plants as well as milkweeds
June 6th, 8:30 AM
County Grounds Summer Series of Guided Tours begins:
*Birding hike led by Carl Schwartz,
steering committee chair for Bird City Wisconsin and editor of The Badger Birder,
monthly newsletter of the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology;
if you have binoculars, please bring them.
Our Restoration Rampage
Monarch Trail Restoration Planting Party! Noon to 3 PM
Restoration will take place on the north berm
In addition to our food, music, butterfly release and guided tour,
new activities include a “miles for monarchs” 5k run-walk
Registration in advance or onsite.
4 PM-6 PM we ask you to join the Sunday Stewards work force to help keep up on projects, planning, watering, mulching, monitoring, ….
Please, join us! Starting on June 14th.