A BIG Thank you to our Recycling Event Vendors!

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RECYCLING FAIR

BEFORE COMING TO THE RECYCLING FAIR

  • Please review what is accepted for the event. While we would love to recycle all items, only certain items will be taken during the event. 

  • Take a moment to review the map of the event. To help ease the flow of traffic, volunteers will be guiding vehicles and signs will mark drop off locations.

  • Covid-19 precautions will be enforced at this event. Below you can read what is being done and what is required for volunteers and the public coming to recycle at this event. 

 

WAFER will be on site collecting non-perishable food donations!

WHAT IS ACCEPTED?

  • Electronics Recycling by Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations 

       $15 flat fee for TVs and monitors, $10 flat fee for any quantity of cell phones, stereos, DVD &               VCR players, computers and other small electronics. No appliances, thermostats, or smoke   

       detectors. Households only. - CASH ONLY

  • Free paper document shredding by Harter’s C-Cure-It Data Destruction (Paper will be collected in bins provided by Harter's. After the event, Harter's will take custody of the paper records, haul them away, and shred them.) Households only.

  • Mattress & Box Spring Recycling - $15 PER UNIT by Hilltopper Refuse & Recycling & 7 Rivers Recycling - CASH ONLY

  • Habitat ReStore will have a collection truck for recycling building materials and hard goods. Please See - Habitat ReStore List of approved items for donation. Only items on this list will be accepted.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

  • This is a Drive-Thru event. We ask that you stay in your vehicle at all times

  • While the volunteer is removing articles from your vehicle, please wear a mask. It would be helpful to have items in a truck bed or in the trunk of your vehicle for easy access.

  • Volunteers will be masked at all times and physically distance when possible. 

2021 NEW LOCATION - Myrick Park   Sunday, April 25th 10AM-3PM

Drive-thru ONLY

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MARSH DAY CLEAN UP

Saturday, April 24th, 2021  9AM-3PM

 
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TRAIL TREK CHALLENGE

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Join us online to kick off the NEW Trail Trek Challenge at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 24 on Facebook Live. We’ll share highlights about the nature preserves and everything you need to know about this fun and FREE hike/walk program. We’ll also be announcing the winners of drawing prizes for those who mailed in their Hike Log from the 2020 Challenge.

 

Trail Trek Challenge is the year-round hike/walk program at nature preserves protected by Mississippi Valley Conservancy. The challenge is to hike at least 5 of the 16 designated trails in the program within a year. The 365-day program works for people who like to walk with family and friends, or solo, and it allows them to hike and walk when it’s convenient for them. The program includes trails that are in or close to La Crosse and trails that are in surrounding counties. Inspirations for day trips and sight-seeing are included in many of the program updates throughout the year.

 

2021 program has a new family-friendly feature called Find Nature’s Treasures. It’s geared to youngsters and includes a unique nature hunt for each of the 16 trails in the Trail Trek Challenge. We’ll tell you all about it in the kick-off presentation.

Get all the Trail Trek Challenge details, including trail maps, Hike-of-the-Month features, Find Nature’s Treasures, trail conditions, and more at our website.

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 DRIFTLESS AREA BIOBLITZ 2021

Record plants and wildlife in your backyard or anywhere in the Driftless Area for this community science and fun event.

Monday, March 1, 2021–Saturday, April 30, 2022

 

What Is Driftless Area BioBlitz?

Driftless Area BioBlitz is a free, one-of-a-kind, opportunity for families, students, and all naturelovers to search for and learn about plants and wildlife in the Driftless Area. For this year we will continue following COVID guidelines.

From March 1st this year through April 30, 2022 this year, people can participate by submitting observations of wild organisms from anywhere in the Driftless Area using iNaturalist.  The Driftless Area includes areas in Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa that is free from glacial drift and seems not to have been covered by the Pleistocene ice.  - Learn More and How to Sign Up at Strive2Thrive's Website! Click the button to the left!