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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

  • 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.
  • Beginning Birding for Families
    Beginning Birding for Families
    Sat, Jul 27
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South
    Jul 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South, 5002 School Rd, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Jul 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South, 5002 School Rd, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    at Cherokee Marsh–South, with the Feminist Bird Club
  • 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
  • Clean Lakes Alliance Volunteer Day
    Clean Lakes Alliance Volunteer Day
    Thu, Aug 15
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South
    Aug 15, 2024, 8:45 AM – 11:00 AM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South, 5002 School Rd, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Aug 15, 2024, 8:45 AM – 11:00 AM
    Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South, 5002 School Rd, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Help with a litter cleanup and invasive species removal at Cherokee Marsh, South Unit, and along HWY 113.
  • 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.

A Place of Beauty & Diversity

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

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