Upcoming Events

We ask participants to register for Clifftop-sponsored events so that we may contact you should weather or other circumstances cause a cancellation or postponement, and, in the case of seminars and workshops, so that we are able to have sufficient materials prepared for you. Registration information and deadlines are included with event descriptions.


Please save the following dates and then check back with us for detailed program and field trip information for more events!

Saturday August 28 and September 25, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. “Prairie Tours” at Paul Wightman Subterranean Nature Preserve, 3325 G Road, Fults. Enjoy the beautiful grasses and wildflowers of the restored prairie while learning about the ecology of the plantings on this guided tour. Clifftop board member and SWIC Biology Professor, Laura Schaefer, will be your guide. Topics discussed may include learning some of the key plants and wildlife associated with the prairie ecosystem and how biologically diverse, productive and beneficial native grasslands can be. Sturdy shoes or boots, socks, long pants, hat, insect repellent, sunscreen and water are recommended. This guided tour is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Tours will begin at the pavilion located near the parking lot. In the event a date has to be cancelled, please check our Facebook page the morning of the tour.

Except when noted, all programs and field trips are free and open to the public.

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