Birding in Menasha, WI at Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve for Bird Watching or Birding in Menasha City- Winnebago County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin)


A 60-acre reserve located on the northern shore of Lake Winnebago with a variety of birds including perching, wading, waterfowl, prey and shore birds. Elevated boardwalk and new nature center.Migrating songbirds and waterfowl nest and feed in its protection

The 4,000 square foot Nature Center features a "Living Waters" exhibit with an indoor live wetland, and aquariums that are home to local fishes, crayfish, turtles, and snakes -- surrounded by a display of mounted Wisconsin mammals and birds. Outdoor exhibits include a memorial butterfly garden and bird feeding area, as well as a pond, bog and stream complex.

Many summer and winter nature-based programs for kids and families. Features a beautiful nature center and over 2 miles of boardwalk trails. There are also an opportunity to visit with live birds of prey with rehabber Ann Rosenberg, and learn about sustainable gardening with Community Gardens includes bird distribution and abundance, changes in winter ranges of feeder birds, the kinds of foods and environmental factors that attract birds, and how disease is spread among feeder birds. Open Tues-Fri 8am-4:30pm; Sat & Sun 11am-4pm, closed Mon.

Contact:

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
West of U. S. Highway 10 on State Highway 114 (1305 Plank Road)
Menasha, WI 54952
Telephone: 920-720-9349
Fax: 920-720-2393
Email: heck...@tds.net, heck...@powernetonline.com
Website: http://www.heckrodtwetland.com



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