Established in 2020, the Christopher Farm and Gardens Nature Center houses a taxidermy collection that includes native Wisconsin animals and animals found throughout other regions of the United States. In line with the Christopher Farm and Garden’s dedication to education, the Nature Center offers a wonderful opportunity for children of all ages to learn and get an up-close view into the lives of Wisconsin wildlife. Below you will find information for several animals found within our collection that will include the animal’s population statistics, habits, diet, and a few fun facts.
Animals Found in the Nature Center:
Fish: Arctic Grayling, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Catfish, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Lake Sturgeon, lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Musky, Northern Pike, Pumpkin Seed, Rainbow Trout, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, and Yellow Perch
Mammals: Badger, Beaver, Black Bear, Blonde Bear, Bobcat, Caribou, Chipmunk, Cottontail Rabbit, Coyote, Cross Fox, Fisher, Fox, Horned Goat, Horned Sheep, Javelina, Mink, Muskrat, Otter, Painted Bat, Porcupine, Red Squirrel, Skunk, Squirrel, Weasel, White Weasel, White-tailed Deer, Wolf, and Woodchuck
Birds: Canadian Goose, Drake Mallard, Pheasant, Pintail Duck and Teal Duck