Door County naturalists, Roy and Charlotte Lukes, spent their lifetimes protecting the natural beauty of the peninsula and sharing its magic through their teachings, writings, and personal charm. As “Partners in Nature,” they built the Ridges Sanctuary into a center for conservation education, research and advocacy. They educated and inspired citizens of Door County and the State through their many research efforts, lectures and nature walks, books and newspaper columns. Although Roy has passed on, Charlotte has continued to write the weekly column “Door to Nature” for the Door County Pulse. [Read more…]
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There was an article in EntomologyToday recently about new data which shows Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii) harbors the Blacklegged Tick (Ixodes scapularis) which carries Lyme Disease. I have a good friend who suffers from the ravages of Lyme Disease, and I’ve other friends who also have been affected by this horrible disease, so I thought this would be a good story to investigate. [Read more…]
The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame’s (WCHF) 2018 Induction Ceremony for Roy and Charlotte Lukes, George Meyer and Arlie Schorger has been rescheduled for the afternoon of May 5, 2018. Dinner will follow at the Atrium at SentryWorld in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Here are the specifics: [Read more…]
We just got a call from Sentry. Due to weather, they have cancelled all events/services at the Theater, MUSE, PJ’s and Sentry World for Saturday and Sunday…including our event.
Cancelled: The WCHF Induction Ceremony and Luncheon, tomorrow – April 14th has been cancelled.
We have already contacted key individuals from each of the Induction Groups (see below). [Read more…]