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NWS Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Newport Wilderness Society will be held outdoors at the park Picnic Shelter on Saturday, July 31st at 9:00am. Coffee and baked treats will be provided […]

Monarch Madness

Join the Beth Bartoli, Newport's park naturalist, on a visit to the monarch nursery, seeing them at their various stages of growth. You will learn about their amazing life cycle […]

Trees of Newport Hike

Join Dr. Bill Scheckler, past president of Newport Wilderness Society, as he shares his knowledge of 30 plus years of hiking Newport’s 26 miles of trails. We will hike along […]

Stargazing at the Dark Sky Park

Join us at Wisconsin’s only designated dark sky park for a night of star gazing. There will be telescopes and other equipment set up with some of Door County’s best […]

Universe in the Park & Perseid Meteor Shower

Join guest astronomers from UW-Madison for a PowerPoint presentation and a chance to view the night skies through a high-powered telescope. Stay and watch the Perseid meteor shower.  Newport State Park […]

Herb Hike

Dave LaLuzerne was born with a green spark in his heart. (Interestingly, his last name is the French word for alfalfa.) Nurtured through pharmacy school and many years as an […]

Trees and Shrubs of Door County

Join arborist and horticulturist Tom Wolfe as he shares his vast knowledge about trees and shrubs. There will plenty of time for questions. Weather permitting, we may spend some time […]

Meet the Monarchs!

Join Newport Naturalist Beth Bartoli as she explains all about the Monarch Butterfly's amazing life cycle. See the active nursery and help release any Monarchs that may be ready to […]