Local Energy Tour
Fond du Lac
North Fond du Lac
You are Invited
to tour area businesses that
are generating energy or using
it efficiently to lower costs,
protect natural resources, and
strengthen the local economy.
Participants can experience the
tour in two ways:
Drive or carpool to the sites on
the tour that interest you most.
Each site will give a guided tour
every 20-30 minutes
or have an open
house format. This
option is free &
registration is not
Dr. Johnson’s solar panels.
Create Your Own Tour
Energy Quick Facts
• Wisconsin spends $15 billion every
year importing fuel from other states
Fond du Lac County has more wind
turbines (more than 215) & more
manure digesters (4) than any other
county in the state.
UWEX Center for Land Use Education, 2008
Tour sponsored by the UW-Extension
offices of Fond du Lac & Green Lake
Counties and the Fond du Lac Area
Association of Commerce.
Board a bus to visit five select sites
with a UW-Extension educator. Cost
is $10 & includes
visit to Vir-Clar Farm’s
manure digester (bus
only), and a free cup
of Culver’s custard.
Pre-paid registration is
required; capacity is
J.F. Ahern’s atrium.
Guided Bus Tour
Sites A, D, E, & G will have guided tours every 30 minutes starting at 3pm. Sites B, C, F, & H will have an open house format.
A) Nett Land & Development, Inc. (Cty Rd. H &
Pheasant Run): Tour Pheasant Run Subdivision, one of
the county’s only conservation-design housing
developments. With slightly smaller lots &
shared open space, the concept offers
municipalities & residents more green
B) Dr. Orvis Johnson Dental Clinic
(825 Prospect Ave., North FdL): View
this pioneering DIY active solar system.
Outside a prairie catches storm water
runoff and trees strategically insulate
C) Horicon Bank (854 E. Johnson St.