Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful 600 acre urban wildlife refuge featuring live animal exhibits, educational displays, miles of hiking/skiing trails and various wildlife viewing opportunities. While nothing beats actually being there, click on links below to begin your journey through the sanctuary’s many offerings.
A Natural Expansion
The Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. needs your help with the capital campaign to build a 12,800 square foot addition adjacent to the current Nature Center building. This expansion is critically needed! Most importantly, it will allow us to grow our innovative 4K nature-based education program and environmental education classes. We want to break ground in 2017 and you can be part of something great! Read more…
City Contributes $250K!
A Natural Expansion got a sizable boost on April 6th, 2017. The Common Council and Mayor of Green Bay shared $250,000 from the Packers Stadium sales tax overage for the building plan. They recognized that the Sanctuary is a free city park, and supported the planned improvements. Thank you, Council members and Mayor Jim Schmitt! (From left: Dan Wotruba, Treasurer of Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary, and Mike Reed, Director of Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary)
Peregrine Falcon Naming Contest
Sponsored by Wisconsin Public Service and the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary. Kids Kindergarten through 8th grade can submit their ideas for names for the Peregrine Falcon chicks that hatch out of the J.P. Pullium Power Plant nesting box this spring. For information and to enter, go to the WPS website or click on WPS Falcons
Trail Fitness Walks
Wednesdays in April at 12 noon. FREE! Bring sturdy shoes, and we will walk at a brisk pace on the trails for about 45 minutes. Meet in the Nature Center.