Upham Woods Anniversary Contest Part 2: Map of Upham

Upham Woods 75th Anniversary is quickly approaching, and we are hosting another contest!  Participants are asked to draw a map of Upham Woods, based on their experience here.  Mike, our Americorps VISTA, has an example below.  As you can see, he highlighted areas he really enjoys.  While his map shows all of Upham Woods, your […]

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“Technology Field Day for Professionals” a great success!

Thank you to the 34 educators, administrators and UW-Extension professionals who attended Tuesday’s “Technology Field Day for Professionals!” Participants used mobile technology tools to explore hidden environments on Blackhawk Island including nocturnal wildlife movements, microscopic soil features, and the thermodynamics of living organisms. Participants met after the field experience to discuss how the mobile technologies […]

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HughesNet and Operation Military Kids camp at Upham Woods!

Upham Woods is pleased to welcome representatives of HughesNet to observe our mobile technologies project, in cooperation with youth and adults from Operation Military Kids camp! Youth will experience the mobile technology project on Blackhawk Island and the mainland, exploring natural environments using digital microscopes, remote sensors, infrared cameras and trail cameras. We’re excited to […]

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Upham Woods presenting at the Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) Annual Conference & Green & Healthy Schools Institute

Come see Upham Woods at the Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) Annual Conference & Green & Healthy Schools Institute on August 13-15 at UWSP in Stevens Point, WI!  We will be presenting several technology sessions, including “Strategies and Methods for Applying Field Friendly Technology in Environmental Education,” and “Education at Speed of Research: Strengthening […]

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Upham Woods booth a hit at 4-H Day at the State Fair

4-H Day at the State Fair was a tremendous success! We were pleased to share some of Upham’s live animals with State Fair visitors and spread the word about 4-H and environmental education at Upham Woods. If you missed us this year, come see us next summer at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds! To see […]

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First Annual Winter Festival Partnership Program a Success!

Upham Woods partnered with the Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton Parks and Recreation Department to organize and host the first Annual Parks & Rec Winter Festival at Bowman Park on Saturday, January 18, 2014!  The event was attended by ~200 local families who enjoyed a variety of fun, outdoor winter activities including snowshoeing, broomball, and jack wax […]

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