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History, Ecology & Indian History of Horicon Marsh

Richfield Historical Society
Event organized by Richfield Historical Society

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Have you driven past the Horicon Marsh? Do you know the history of the Horicon Marsh? Bill Volkert, as our guest speaker, will share his knowledge of the History, Ecology & Indian History of Horicon Marsh.

Bill worked as the naturalist and wildlife educator for Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources at Horicon Marsh for 27 years, where he conducted more than 3,700 education programs for over 220,000 people. His broad audiences included 66 delegations of scientists from 43 countries who came for professional training.

In his personal time, he has traveled widely in search of the world's birds and the wild places they inhabit. His travels have taken him throughout Central and South America, across the Canadian Arctic, to Africa, India, Southeast Asia, Borneo, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Mongolia