Jay Creek Pine Forest State Natural Area
This property is a mix of wet to dry pinewoods developed on the flat and poorly drained soils of extinct Glacial Lake Wisconsin. The uplands are a northern dry-mesic forest of red and white pines, red maples and white oaks. Of special interest is a site that runs along Jay Creek, a fast moving, cold-water stream populated by brook trout. This unusual community is a white pine and red maple swamp that grows on the gently sloping wet sand along the creek. Black spruce is a common tree near the stream along with paper and yellow birch and some tamarack. Interesting birds found here include Ovenbird, Pine, Canada and Black-throated Green Warbler and Blue-headed Vireo.
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Ho-Chunk Pow-Wow 5/27/2017 - 5/29/2017 Black River Falls - 18.23 miles away
Memorial Day Flea Market and Craft Show 5/27/2017 - 5/29/2017 Hatfield - 20.43 miles away
Concerts In the Park 5/31/2017 - 8/23/2017 Sparta - 21.64 miles away
Highground Memorial Day Motorcycle Honor Ride & Celebration 5/29/2017 Neillsville - 28.3 miles away
Adams County Dairy Breakfast 5/27/2017 Adams - 38.05 miles away