Save the Date

The wait is almost over!

Construction is wrapping up on CNC’s new Visitor Center in Wisconsin.

Join us the weekend of July 9 & 10 to celebrate the Grand Opening and Masters of the Sky.

The weekend will be filled with ways to explore our new building while enjoying live raptor shows presented by World Bird Sanctuary.

Interested in learning more about the Al & Laurie Hein Visitor Center? Visit the project website to see updated photos, learn about the building’s story, and more!

Program Registration

Masters of the Sky

Raptor shows presented by World Bird Sanctuary

Masters of the Sky show times are

Saturday July 9 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Sunday July 10 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.


Be captivated by this educational program about birds of prey from around the world. Experience live hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures up-close.

Registration: You can register for Masters of the Sky by clicking the below button, or by calling (651)-437-4349. Pre-payment required.

Guided Hikes

Explore the WI Campus with free guided hikes

All weekend the new building will be open to tour exhibits & facility spaces from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free guided bird hike Saturday July 9 at 8 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Free guided plant hikes Saturday July 9 at 12 p.m.

                                          Sunday July 10 at 10 a.m., & 12 p.m.

Please call 651-437-4359 to pre-register for the free guided bird and plant hikes around the WI Campus in the Hein Woods and prairie.

The Masters of the Sky program and guided hikes are taking place

at the new Al & Laurie Hein Visitor Center located on our WI Campus.

The address for the building is 279 South Cove Road Hudson, WI 54016.

Please call 651-437-4359 if you have any questions.