Haumerson’s Pond

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Friends of Haumerson's Pond

Artist's Rendering of Pavilion

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Friends of Haumerson's Pond Holloween Haunted Hike Needs Volunteers

The Friends of Haumerson’s
Pond will host its annual
Haunted Halloween Hike
on the trails of the Bark River
Nature Park, but are looking
for volunteers to help staff the
event.
The event will be Oct. 19 and
20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Haunted
sections can include aliens,
witch’s cauldron, ghosts, scarecrows,
mad scientists, zombies
and more.
To reserve a section, contact
Sarah Healy, volunteer and
group coordinator, at (920)
723-2165. Volunteer groups
must be registered by Oct. 1.
There is a limited amount of
spooky gear and props to lend
out. Groups are encouraged to
bring their own themed costumes.
Corporate sponsors also
are being sought for each section
to support the work being
done at the Haumerson’s Pond
Warming House project. For
more information, contact Joel
Van Haaften at (920) 728-5635
or Janine Fixmer at (920) 220-
9252.
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Friends of Haumersons Pond Holloween Haunted Hike Needs Volunteers

The Friends of Haumerson’s
Pond will host its annual
Haunted Halloween Hike
on the trails of the Bark River
Nature Park, but are looking
for volunteers to help staff the
event.
The event will be Oct. 19 and
20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Haunted
sections can include aliens,
witch’s cauldron, ghosts, scarecrows,
mad scientists, zombies
and more.
To reserve a section, contact
Sarah Healy, volunteer and
group coordinator, at (920)
723-2165. Volunteer groups
must be registered by Oct. 1.
There is a limited amount of
spooky gear and props to lend
out. Groups are encouraged to
bring their own themed costumes.
Corporate sponsors also
are being sought for each section
to support the work being
done at the Haumerson’s Pond
Warming House project. For
more information, contact Joel
Van Haaften at (920) 728-5635
or Janine Fixmer at (920) 220-
9252.

 

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Is this for kids or adults?

Rita Feirn

Recently Awarded Grants
Awards made at the July 2018 Community Foundation Board Meeting:

$50,000 to the Friends of Haumerson's Pond
to help the Friends in creating a paved parking area for Bark River Nature Park and the Haumerson’s Pond area. The Friends will be working with the City of Fort Atkinson and the grant will be paid to the City as reimbursement for expenses incurred on the project. You can see the parking and drive-thru areas pictured in the plan above.
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Recently Awarded Grants
Awards made at the July 2018 Community Foundation Board Meeting:

$50,000 to the Friends of Haumersons Pond 
to help the Friends in creating a paved parking area for Bark River Nature Park and the Haumerson’s Pond area. The Friends will be working with the City of Fort Atkinson and the grant will be paid to the City as reimbursement for expenses incurred on the project. You can see the parking and drive-thru areas pictured in the plan above.

 

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We will soon be initiating another fundraiser for a storage building and amphitheater. We have sufficient funds for the parking lot and prep and increasing green space around the building If you know of anyone willing to donate towards the storage building let us know . Putting budget together now. Thanks for your continued interest !!!!

4 weeks ago

FRIENDS OF HAUMERSON'S POND

New date posted.Our Monarch caterpillar hunt scheduled for 6 pm this evening is being rescheduled due to the weather. We will meet at the Haumerson's Pond shelter at 6 pm on Monday, August 27 instead. Hope for nice weather! ... See MoreSee Less

New date posted.

Books on Bikes will be at Haumersons this Wednesday at 10:30. Let’s see how many kids we can get to show up! Spread the word. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

A Haumerson’s haiku on the summer solstice...

Duckweed eddying
downstream from the flooded bridge
spins spiral galaxies
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Chrystabel talking about the Monarch Butterfly Garden. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

FRIENDS OF HAUMERSON'S POND

Haumerson’s Pond shout out to Karen Albrect and the Kids United Program at Fort Atkinson Community Child Care for planting a Butterfly 🦋 Garden at Haumersons. From seed to plant, catapillar to monarch; this group is spreading joy for all. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Derek Roddy planting the first milkweed.

Chrystabel describing the project.

More planting.

Fantastic! I have some purple coneflowers that need to be moved. They are almost ready to bloom. Is there room for a few?

That is Awesome! ! Way to bring it Marvelettes!!

Great job kids!

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4 months ago

FRIENDS OF HAUMERSON'S POND

Believe it or not, FRIENDS OF HAUMERSON'S POND has already been around for 5 years! Be sure to stop down and take advantage of all the amenities of the Warming Shed! Congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago

FRIENDS OF HAUMERSON'S POND

when you can't hike the trails, you kayak them!! 😍😍 ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Inspiring Amy jones!

4 months ago

when you can't hike the trails, you kayak them!! 😍😍 ... See MoreSee Less

when you cant hike the trails, you kayak them!! 😍😍

 

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Yikes. What type of dog? Sure hope it's a good swimmer. 🙂

#pondlife

 

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Bricks, Skates, Skis, Hiking, Water, Trees, Pond Life.

Spectacular!

5 months ago

FRIENDS OF HAUMERSON'S POND

When our community pulls together, magic happens. Peddling the Pages this summer with Books on Bikes. Looking forward to Haumerson’s Pond being one of the drop off sites.

Friends of Dwight Foster Library
Find out more about the Books on Bikes Program that the school is putting on this summer with Dr. Lynn Brown.
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Kevin Diece

5 months ago

Did they ever decide what to do with the weeds that over take the ponds in the summer? ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago

FRIENDS OF HAUMERSON'S POND

Sullivan 4-H and Rotary Fort Atkinson have joined us in our clean up Day. Thank You! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Also need to thank Goyer Ace for equipment to split the logs that were donated to us by Joe and Linda Rains. The real thanks will be warming by the fire next winter!!!🔥

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