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Sturgeon Fest

Riveredge Nature Center and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have teamedup to help restore a breeding population of lake sturgeon to the Milwaukee River. This event celebrates therelease of our twelfth batch of sturgeon into the Milwaukee Harbor.  During this event you'll have the opportunity to sponsor and release your own fish! Other activities include a live reptile and amphibian show presentation by Randy Hetzel, children’s crafts, kayak demonstration, a guided tour of the park’s prairies and more.

Event Location: Lakeshore State Park is located at 500 N. Harbor Dr. in Milwaukee. This 22-acre state park, located on the shores of Lake Michigan offers fishing piers, jogging paths and fabulous views of the lake. It can be found just across the lagoon from the Summerfest grounds.

Date: September 30th, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM