Cost: $25

Registration: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/ev/reg/2txhb2k/lp/5eb4693b-85b6-4b0…

Join us for an open-air train ride through the 13,000 acre Tiffany Wildlife Area! This event is a Fundraiser for The Prairie Enthusiasts Chippewa Savannas Chapter. Proceeds will support our chapter's local prairie and savanna restoration efforts and educational events.

Learn about local birds and plants from experts Brian Collins and Mark Leach. There are several stops with chances to explore prime bird and pollinator habitats, including open prairies, wetlands and bottomland forest.

Hosted in collaboration with the Chippewa Valley Motor Car Association.

Train ride will last approximately 4 hours (finish by 12pm). Please arrive before 8am to get checked in (check-in starts at 7:30am).

Location and Parking

CVMCA is located ~4 miles south of Durand off of WI-25, just before the intersection with Thibodeau Road. Traveling south on WI-25, the entrance will be on the right. Cross the train tracks and turn right again to enter the gravel parking lot. Google Maps location: https://maps.app.goo.gl/KKNkg5XuDgz2kLiK7

What should I bring?

We strongly recommend bringing snacks, water, and a blanket or cushion to sit on. Feel free to bring binoculars, field guides, bug spray, and/or sunscreen if you like.

What should I wear?

Dress appropriately for the weather. Layers are always a good idea! Wear sturdy shoes for walking on uneven terrain that may be wet.

Who provides the train ride?

Chippewa Valley Motor Car Association, https://www.cvmca.info/

What if the weather is bad?

We will make the trip, rain or shine! Bring a poncho and/or umbrella for inclement weather. Some of the train cars will have canopies, but others are fully open.

Is there a deadline to register?

Please register by May 11, 2024.

Are there bathrooms available?

There is a Porta-potty available on the train.

Are there places nearby to stay the night or get a meal?

Cobblestone Inn & Suites, 325 W Prospect St., Durand, WI 54736

There are a variety of local establishments in quaint downtown Durand!

What is at the end of the train line?

You will have to join us to find out!

Questions?

Email us! theprairieenthusiasts.csc@gmail.com

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