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Join us on a Field Trip!

Explore Wisconsin’s natural wonders with us April through October

This year we have a stellar slate of 275 Field Trips exploring Wisconsin’s lands, waters and wildlife with top-notch leaders. The 2024 Field Trip Guidebook will be mailed to members after they have joined or renewed their membership.

Open Spaces on Trips

Many trips have already filled, though 75+ stellar Field Trips still have spaces available. View the selection and register directly using our Open Trips map.

Note: You must be a current member of the Foundation to register for Field Trips. If you are not currently a member, we invite you to become a member now, and join us out in the field for our 2024 season. Your gift supports our mission to protect Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife, and will ensure you are on the mailing list for the Field Trip Guidebook.

Interested in saving money and reducing carbon emissions? Learn more about our carpool RIDESHARE program.

What makes our Field Trips special?

Our Field Trips generally run April through October each year and highlight the best of Wisconsin’s natural world. We offer unique opportunities for all ages to explore Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife by foot, bike, and boat.

Trips are led by top-notch naturalists who share their love and knowledge of Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife. Enjoy up-close experiences with Wisconsin’s natural world and learn about the critical conservation work being done to protect it.

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Join us for unique, nature-based travel experiences led by local conservation experts.

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Christine Tanzer

Christine Tanzer

Field Trip Program Director

(608) 409-3123

Christine Tanzer (she/her) has been at the helm of NRF's Field Trip program since 1997. She has coordinated over 3,000 trips, helping tens of thousands of people explore Wisconsin's most special places.

Banner photo by Becky Brockman-Schneider.