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Cherokee Marsh is

Dane County’s Largest Wetland

 

Since 2007, we’ve worked to protect, restore, and foster appreciation and enjoyment of the lands, waters, and living beauty of Cherokee Marsh. Learn more about this
Wetland Gem.

 

a blue dragonfly flies through the marsh

Upcoming Events

  • July FOCM Board Meeting
    July FOCM Board Meeting
    Wed, Jul 17
    Warner Park Rainbow Shelter
    Jul 17, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Warner Park Rainbow Shelter, 2930 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Jul 17, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Warner Park Rainbow Shelter, 2930 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Anyone is welcome to attend.
  • Invasive Weed Workday, Yahara Heights Park
    Invasive Weed Workday, Yahara Heights Park
    Fri, Jul 26
    Yahara Heights County Park
    Jul 26, 2024, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Yahara Heights County Park, 5133 Caton Ln, Waunakee, WI 53597, USA
    Jul 26, 2024, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Yahara Heights County Park, 5133 Caton Ln, Waunakee, WI 53597, USA
    Dane County Parks staff and volunteers working together to restore land by removing invasive weeds from desirable habitat.
  • Moth Walk!
    Moth Walk!
    Fri, Jul 26
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, North
    Jul 26, 2024, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, North, 6098 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Jul 26, 2024, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, North, 6098 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Join naturalist Jeff Steele on this night walk to see and learn about moths and other night-flying insects.
  • Wildflower Wander
    Wildflower Wander
    Sun, Aug 04
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, North
    Aug 04, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, North, 6098 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Aug 04, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, North, 6098 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Enjoy the prairies in full bloom with naturalists Mary Binkley and Sheila Leary
  • Aquatic Invasive Species Snapshot Day
    Aquatic Invasive Species Snapshot Day
    Sat, Aug 10
    Warner Park
    Aug 10, 2024, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Warner Park, 2930 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Aug 10, 2024, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Warner Park, 2930 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Spend a fun morning surveying area waters for invasive species
  • August FOCM Board Meeting
    August FOCM Board Meeting
    Wed, Aug 21
    Warner Park Rainbow Shelter
    Aug 21, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Warner Park Rainbow Shelter, 2930 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Aug 21, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Warner Park Rainbow Shelter, 2930 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Anyone is welcome to attend.
  • 2. Conservation Volunteering, South Unit
    2. Conservation Volunteering, South Unit
    Sat, Jul 13
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South
    Jul 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South, 802 Wheeler Rd, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Jul 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South, 802 Wheeler Rd, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Join us for a few hours of conservation efforts to protect and enhance the South Unit of Cherokee Marsh conservation park.
  • 1. Conservation Volunteering, South Unit
    1. Conservation Volunteering, South Unit
    Sat, Jul 13
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South
    Jul 13, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South, 802 Wheeler Rd, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Jul 13, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South, 802 Wheeler Rd, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Join us for a few hours of conservation efforts to protect and enhance the South Unit of Cherokee Marsh.

A Place of Beauty & Diversity

There may be no better way to communicate what we do than through images. 

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