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Willow River State Park holding multiple events throughout August

The following is a list of events taking place at Willow River State Park throughout July and August, including:

— Geology of Willow River State Park: half a billion years in the making: Saturday Aug. 6, starting at 2 p.m. Meet at the Nature Center Classroom. Come meet University of Wisconsin-River Falls Geology Professor William Cordua. He will bring the geological history of the park alive with his 30 minute presentation. Bring in any fascinating rocks that you might have and he will help you identify them.

— BEES!: Saturday Aug. 13, starting at 2 p.m. Meet at the Nature Center Classroom. Come meet Hauser Apiaries. They are local residents that live less than half a mile from the park.

They have 17 beehives and have been making bee products for over 10 years!

Come meet them, learn more about pollinators and beekeeping.

All events are free to attend and vehicle admission into the park is required, unless stated otherwise. Call 715-386-9340 or email willowrivernaturecenter@gmail.com for more information. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Park, Inc, the park’s friends group. For more information, visit willowkinnifriends.org.

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