List of GLC Events

2018 Events

July 15, Sunday – GLC’s Summer Event at Yerkes Observatory – An Evening of Stargazing in Support of Clean Waters

Enjoy touring Yerkes Observatory’s 77-acres by golf cart, dinner and presentation by Reid Ribble, “Saving Our Lakes Together,” and end the evening with a tour of the building and telescope viewings.

EVENT SOLD OUT! Call 262-275-5700 to be placed on the waiting list.

September 15, Saturday – GLC’s Fall event at Knob Road Farm

Visits a pollinator garden and oak savannah on this restored farm property. Dinner will be held in a restored dairy barn with presentation by Jack Phillips, principal of The Naturalist School and author of the Bur Oak Manifesto: Seeking Nature and Planting Trees in the Great Plains and A Pocket Guide to Sauntering.

GLC Native Oak Sale

Click here to purchase native Oak Trees online.

Click here to lean about GLC Oak Recovery Program.

Volunteer Workdays

Signup to help by using SignUpGenius. Email Tim Goggin with questions.

July 20th, Friday—Sponsored by Walworth County
“Summer Park Improvement” Work Day—
9 am—noon
October 19th, Friday—Sponsored by Walworth County
White River County Park Work Day—9 am—noon

 

Saturday, December 1th

The Geneva Lake Conservancy presents the 37th Holly Ball.
The Conservancy’s annual holiday celebration and fundraiser includes a live band, dinner, auction, and presentation of the Conservation Stewardship Award.

 

Past 2018 Events

Friday, April 20 – Earth Day Week!

GLC’s spring luncheon will be at the Lake Geneva Country Club and focus on oak restoration in Walworth County. Learn more about the event and purchase tickets!

Past 2017 Events:

Friday, April 20 – The Day Before Earth Day!

GLC’s spring luncheon will feature David Thoreson, photographer and recently published author of Over the Horizon. Thoreson will share his lifelong experiences sailing, from when he was a child on Lake Okoboji in Iowa to his 65,000 nautical mile journey across the globe.

Saturday, July 15 – Tour of the Land

Geneva Lake Conservancy’s 40th Anniversary celebration!   The day will include the opportunity to tour and hike on some of our extraordinary easement properties and an evening gala at GLC’s first conservation easement, which is on the shore of Geneva Lake.

Saturday, December 2th

The Geneva Lake Conservancy presents the 36th Holly Ball at Big Foot Country Club.
The Conservancy’s annual holiday celebration and fundraiser includes a live band, dinner, auction, and presentation of the Conservation Stewardship Award.