Bald Eagle Day in Prairie du Chien, February 23
National Park Week, April 19 - 27
National Public Lands Day September 29
Hawk Watch on October 5 & 6
Holiday Open House on December 7
Film Festival 2013
A Look Back
(Tothe sixties when the Effigy Mounds Film Festivalbegan)
Saturday & Sunday - 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM
January 5, 6, 7 Love Those Trains, A popular train program that celebrates their majesty past and present, first shown at the silver anniversary of the Film Festival. Emma Big Bear display by Terry Landsgaard.
January 12, 13, 14 JFK: The Day the Nation Cried, A look back at JFK with those who knew him best, November 22, 1966. Emma Big Bear display by Terry Landsgaard.
January 19, 20, 21 Sisters of Selma, Catholic sisters joined the voting rights protests in Selma, Alabama. 1965. Art by MFL MarMac.
January 26, 27, 28 Amazing Events: The Great Salmon Run, A half billion salmon travel 3000 miles to return to spawn in the rivers where they were born. Waterville Elementary School 1st & 2nd grade American Indian project with Kelly Liddiard and Silos & Smokestacks Photo Contest winners.
February 2, 3, 4 Untamed Americas: Deserts, A National Geographic look at life, death, familiar creatures and scientific revelations. Waterville Elementary School 1st & 2nd grade American Indian project with Kelly Liddiard and Silos & Smokestacks Photo Contest winners.
February 9, 10, 11 Vietnam's Unseen War: Pictures from the Other Side, A fascinating and emotional meeting of 2 war photographers from opposing side. Local artist Susie Tegge.
February 16, 17, 18 The 1964 World's Fair, A look at the sights, sounds and razzle, dazzle of the New York World's Fair. Local nature artist, Eugene Dale.
February 23, 24, 25 Ducks Unlimited, The story of a group of hunters who got together and saved the duck population and continues to protect it. Local nature artist, Eugene Dale.
March 2, 3, 4 Spy in the Sky, A spy plane that was shot down over Russia, causing an international event, 1960. Art by Allamakee Community Schools.
March 9, 10, 11 Amazing Events: The Great Melt, A story of seasonal changes that create some of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth. Art by Clayton Ridge High School
March 16, 17, 18 The World's Fixes: Mississippi River Bridge, The unique and dangerous oversized repairs that take place along the Mississippi River. Art by Prairie
March 23, 24, 25 Silent Spring, Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962 and sparked a revolution in environmental policy. Pictures of Effigy Mounds: Then and Now
Kids' Archeology Day on August 10, 2013
Did You Know?
In the South Unit of Effigy Mounds National Monument, the Marching Bear Group of 10 bear mounds, three bird mounds and two linear mounds represent the best preserved group of effigy mounds present today from the Effigy Mound Culture.