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What’s Happening: Pike and Suckers

By Coggin Heeringa | April 10, 2024 |

April Showers bring May flowers, and at Crossroads at Big Creek, April showers bring fish! and the final session of the 2024 FISH TALES LECTURE SERIES…Presenting the Science of Great…

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What’s Happening: Eclipses

By Coggin Heeringa | April 2, 2024 |

This week, the people of Door County will experience a partial solar eclipse so the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society will open the Astronomy Campus on Monday, April 8 from 12:30…

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What’s Happening: EGGciting Activities

By Coggin Heeringa | March 26, 2024 |

The EGGStravaganza will again take place at Crossroads at Big Creek on Saturday, March 21 at 2:00pm. Understand that this is NOT an Easter Egg Hunt, but rather a special…

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What’s Happening: Changing Weather

By Coggin Heeringa | March 19, 2024 |

This week, the public programs at Crossroads will feature weather, native landscapes and birds, which, though different, are related because in ecology, everything is. On Saturday, March 23 at 2:00,…

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What’s Happening: The Color Green

By Coggin Heeringa | March 12, 2024 |

Wearing green, shamrocks, rainbows, and photosynthesis! Green is the color of the environmental movement and will be the theme of Crossroads programs during the week of St. Patrick’s Day.  “The Color…

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What’s Happening: Understanding Estuaries

By Coggin Heeringa | March 5, 2024 |

Crossroads at Big Creek will host a special Fish Tales Lecture at 7:00pm on Thursday,  March 14 . Dr. Emily Tyner, Director of Freshwater Strategy – UWGB, will present “Research, monitoring, and outreach…

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What’s Happening: A Land Ethic

By Coggin Heeringa | February 27, 2024 |

In 2004, Gov. Jim Doyle signed legislation designating the first Saturday in March as Aldo Leopold Day in Wisconsin. At Crossroads at Big Creek, our first event was  in 2007. This year, we…

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What’s Happening: Seasons of Change

By Coggin Heeringa | February 20, 2024 |

Family-friendly programs will abound at Crossroads at Big Creek this weekend. Friday night, Crossroads will offer a Winter Board Game Bash for all ages. The weekly Saturday Science program will…

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What’s Happening: Creating Bonds

By Coggin Heeringa | February 13, 2024 |

At Crossroads at Big Creek, the creatures seem to sense Valentine’s Day. A few days ago, we noticed a pair of red fox showing great interest in each other. Love (or at least…

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Speed Sketching With Sunrise

By Corey Batson | February 7, 2024 |

Last week was a whirlwind of activity here at Crossroads. We hosted field trips for Sunrise Elementary School. Over three days, students from the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes…

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"At the doorstep to northern Door County sits a place so vast and varied that it defies description…This place is Crossroads at Big Creek"

Polly Fitz, Door County Living Philanthropy Issue 2022

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