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Events Calendar

Non-members may RSVP for an event however members receive preferential treatment if space is limited. Individual memberships are $20 and family memberships are $30.    Membership Application

Saturday, July 20th  Pieper Porch Winery Social Event;  for wine, conversation, and snacks from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.


We're meeting this Saturday at Pieper Porch Winery to celebrate Wisconsin's summer and our special Vernon Marsh Wildlife Area!


This event starts at 2:00 pm and will last until 5:00 pm. Meet in the gazebo at Pieper Porch Winery (S67W28435 River Road, Waukesha) for conversation, surprises, and fun! And hear exciting news about the new Pipke Trail in the Vernon Marsh!  It looks like the weather will be perfect!


Wine will be on your own, however Friends of Vernon Marsh will provide light snacks. Soda and water is also available for purchase at the winery. Stay for the entire time or just drop in for a while. An RSVP is not required!


Hope to see you!  

Call Allen Stasiewski with any questions at 414-507-8358 or by email at

 Event:  Friends of Vernon Marsh Fox River Paddle Day
Date:  Saturday, May 25th, 2024

Time:  Launch time is at 10:00 am. We will launch at 10 am and continue until all watercrafts are launched. Assistance will be available. If you can help paddlers launch your help would be greatly appreciated!
Route: The Fox River from Mukwonago to Big Bend. The trip will take approximately 4 hours, depending on water levels, speed, etc. Please plan accordingly. There are no portages along this route.

Video compliments of Brien Lee

May 4, 2024 Vernon Marsh Spring Cleanup !  Can You Help?

  • When:  Saturday, May 4, 2024        

  • Time:  9:00 am to 12:00 noon  

  • Where:  Meet at Frog Alley Observation/Parking Area          

  • Details:  Orange vests and plastic bags will be provided. This event will occur rain or shine. Wear old clothes and gloves. Dress for the weather.

We'll clean up marsh observation areas and parking areas. Clean-up assignments will be provided at the meeting place to maximize our cleaning power!  No RSVP required. Call Allen Stasiewski at 414-507-8358 with any questions. All are welcome! This is a free event!

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