Green Initiatives

The Village of Egg Harbor is proud to be a Green Tier Community

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Please participate by attending one of our programs below. Additionally, we are building a task force to help to brainstorm and form programs.
Contact the Village of Egg Harbor office if you are interested in joining us. They can be reached at 920.868.3334

Car Charging Donations

Thank you for supporting the Kress Pavilion’s Car Charging Station. Click one of the links below to make a donation.   Make your $20 donation by clicking here. Make your $10 donation by clicking here. Make your $5 donation by clicking here.

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July 21: Landscape Painting for Beginners

July 21st 1 PM Back by popular demand, join us for Landscape Painting for beginners! Create gorgeous landscape paintings on canvas in this relaxing class, designed for beginners and intermediate students. Work directly from your favorite photographs of places you love or use one from instructor, Liz Heller. We will begin our course with a…

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No Mow May Events!

Join us for our second annual No Mow May! Together with Lawrence University and 25 cities across Wisconsin, the Village of Egg Harbor Green Tier Taskforce invites you to park your mower and feed the first pollinators of the season. The initiative, kicked off by Lawrence in 2019 has been scientifically proven to grow the…

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May 4: Wisconsin’s Busy Bees

“Wisconsin’s Busy Bees” as part of No Mow May Wednesday, May 4 at 7 pm Honey bees and bumble bees are common and recognizable, but Wisconsin is home to a diverse array of nearly 500 bee species. This presentation will take a close look at the daily lives of Wisconsin’s many busy bees and the…

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May 17: Garlic Mustard Pull Day

Tuesday, May 17th at 9 AM Mathys Residence: 7695 Evergreen Rd, Egg Harbor Garlic Mustard is one of those noxious weeds the Village is focusing on irradicating. This is a species that blooms in spring and drops around 1,000 seeds per plant in early June. The program will include a presentation by Sam Koyen from…

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April 21-24: Every Day is Earth Day Festival

This weekend! Join us for Every Day is Earth Day, four days of Earth Care events. Thursday at Crossroads at Big Creek a screening of “Kiss the Ground” – 6:30 pm. Free Friday at Northern Sky Theater Gould Theater: An Earth Day Show Featuring Music, Poetry, and Prose. – 7 pm. $10 suggested donation. Saturday…

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Kress Pavilion Solar Panels

In the Summer of 2021, the Village hired Eland Electric to install a solar array on the south end of the property. The array features bi facial panels that generate power from both sides to make use of the reflection of the snow in the winter. Staff was trained on how to tilt the panels…

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Every Day is Earth Day Festival 2022

Every Day is Earth Day Festival is back in person this year! The festival kicks off on Thursday night at Crossroads with a screening of “Kiss the Ground.” Then on Friday night at Northern Sky’s Gould Theater, there will be an Earth Day Show featuring live music, prose and poetry. On Saturday we will host…

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Birdscaping Your Backyard

Karen Newbern, Master Gardener and Nursery Manager of Door Landscape & Nursery, will present ways to attract a variety of birds to your yard.  Learn how you can use “birdscaping” to make your yard a desirable haven for our feathered friends. Watch on Zoom or Facebook Live!  Contact: Jeanine, 920-868-2664 Click here to watch the…

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March 24: Invasive Species in Door County – Winter Program

Join us for a virtual event all about invasive species education! This four-part series will take place seasonally, with our first event focusing around winter identification, treatment, and removal of invasive species. Door County Conservationist and DCIST Coordinator, Samantha Koyen, and Egg Harbor Sustainability Coordinator, Lydia Semo, will be leading this presentation. Watch on Zoom…

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Electric Car Chargers Live at Kress Pavilion

As of early 2020 Electric Car Owners are now able to get charged at the Kress Pavilion! In the spring of 2020 the village installed four donated electric car charging stations.The chargers were donated by Tesla and Egg Harbor resident and electric vehicle owner, Bill Freyman. “It’s the 21st Century and electric vehicles are the…

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Video: Fall Time is Dye Time!

Learn how to collect and use common natural products (plants, flowers, bark) to make your own fabric dye. Create a unique, natural pattern and learn how you can get material to create one for yourself. Click below to view the live program video! Video: Natural Dye Program

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August 12th: Sustainability in Your Community

Join us in this virtual program to learn how we, as a community, have the choice to support sustainable measures. Members of the Green Tier Task Force will discuss the importance of sustainability in Egg Harbor, which can be expanded to other communities, as well.  The group will cover the positive environmental and economic impacts…

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Green Tier Newsletter

Thanks for signing up! You will now get newsletters from the Green Tier Task Force straight to your inbox!  We appreciate your interest and commitment to making our community more sustainable. If you haven’t already, head over to our Facebook page and give us a like! 🙂 www.facebook.com/greentiereggharbor

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Sign-Up for Sustainable News from Green Tier!

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Thank you for your support! You will now get newsletters from the Green Tier Task Force straight to your inbox!  We appreciate your interest and commitment to making our community more sustainable. If you haven’t already, head over to our Facebook page and give us a like! 🙂  www.facebook.com/greentiereggharbor

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ONLINE: Every Day is Earth Day Festival

Thank you to all who attended the first ever, 2019 Every Day is Earth Day Festival! The planning committee is working hard to figure out how to develop an online version of Every Day is Earth Day Festival.  Stay tuned as we bring you more updates. April 22nd, 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth…

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