(Horicon) There may be snow on the ground but there is still plenty going on this month at the Horicon Marsh. DNR Wildlife Educator Liz Herzmann is leading the Walk It Off With Winter Wildlife hike this coming Saturday morning. Herzmann says “winter provides a great opportunity to search for wildlife using tracks and signs they leave behind during Wisconsin’s coldest months.” If snow conditions permit, snowshoes will be available to participants at no cost. Later this month, the annual Horicon Marsh Candlelight Hike will be held in and around the Education and Visitors Center after the sun goes down. The Northern Cross Science Foundation astronomers will be on site to help attendees view the night sky through telescopes or talk about the stars if cloudy conditions occur. Members of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club will conduct short owl talks and call for owls. In addition, there will be a bonfire and plenty of marshmallows. Pets are allowed on the trail. Inside the facility, the free event offers crafts, refreshments and a basket fundraiser for the Friends of Horicon Marsh. The Horicon Marsh Explorium will also be open. The Candlelight Hike will be held on Saturday, January 20 from 5pm to 9pm. Shuttle service will be offered from Mayville and Horicon.
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