July 24 – 28, 2024

All-day experience in a pristine bog located in a Finnish immigrant farm area. Travel to the Welcome Center (a building that features Arborwood’s iron-like wood products). Learn about a Northern rainforest bog and tour sites. Two extensive interpretative/guided tours on boardwalks built over the bog will be interspersed with presentations and discussion at the Welcome Center. Walking on boardwalks and uneven terrain. Trails are wheelchair accessible. Presenters: Sparky Stensaas; Clinton Dexter-Nienhaus; Gene Ollila.

Presenters Bio: Sparky Stensaas is the founder and Executive Director of Friends of Sax-Zim Bog, a non-profit to preserve bog lands for future generations of birds and birders. Clinton Dexter-Nienhaus is the Head Naturalist for Friends of Sax-Zim Bog. Gene Ollila is a member of the board of directors of Friends of Sax-Zim Bog.