Rob Zimmer is a local speaker, radio host and photographer on the latest in outdoors, gardening, nature and the environment from Nature. Rob has passion for the outdoors and wants to share his knowledge with others! Listen to Rob weekly on WHBY.
Join us for our Free Nature Presentations at the Scheig Center with Rob Zimmer!
LOCATION: Scheig Center
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
DATES: February 20, March 13, April 17, May 15
FEE: Free – NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
AGE: All are welcome!
Upcoming Dates and Topics
February 20 – Winter Road Trips for Nature Lovers
Winter is one of our most beautiful seasons and Rob will take you on a virtual tour around the state to some spectacular destinations for enjoying natural beauty this winter. From the Lake Michigan shoreline to frozen waterfalls and rich winter woodlands, you’ll enjoy this journey through wild Wisconsin.
March 13 – Spring Migration
Enjoy an amazing look at the peak of spring waterfowl migration as thousands of tundra swans, sandhill cranes and five species of wild geese peak in our area during mid to late March. Rob will also share details of the upcoming sturgeon migration and spawning run along area rivers and waterways.
April 17 – Watching Warblers
Here in our area, it is possible to see up to 30 different species of colorful, vibrant wood warblers during spring migration in April and May. You’ll learn how to identify these fun and colorful “butterfly birds, “as well as take a hike in the gardens and woodlands here on the property to seek them out, along with other newly arrived songbirds.
May 15 – Wild Feast
Rob will give a fun and exciting program about wild edible plants and how you can enjoy them in unexpected ways. We will also take a hike throughout the property to identify some of the wild edible plants found here.