Visit Wicklund Prairie Habitat

Jun 14 2018 6:00 pm

Join us for the monthly meeting of Wild Ones: Northfield Prairie Partners Chapter.  Learn more about events in Northfield at https://northfield.wildones.org. Learn more about this national nonprofit organization at https://www.wildones.org/

Visit a local prairie habitat at the home of Jerry and Audrey Wicklund, who received Dakota County’s “Outstanding Conservationist” award in 2012.  Native habitat covers 130 acres of the Wicklund’s 165 acre farm, and it is on this farm that Jerry grew up.  The natural land has prairie grasses, wildflowers, woods and ponds.  Chub Creek winds through the farm and there have been beavers active there since 1948.  The Wicklunds have planted 800 oak trees on the farm in the past four years.  See beautiful early summer flowers, birds, and other wildlife while on the tour.  Carpools from Northfield will be arranged.  Preregistration is required by contacting Barb at bdbolan@hotmail.com or 507-649-2874.