Open 7 Days a Week (except some holidays)
At the top of Wisconsin,
on the shores of Lake Superior
29270 County Highway G
Ashland, WI 54806
Understanding the Grid with Gary Radloff, UW Energy Institute
The recently proposed new transmission line in Bayfield County has generated considerable interest in “the grid” and how we generate and transport electricity. In this session Gary Radloff will provide an overview of the grid and discuss the policies and politics surrounding upgrading, expanding and tailoring the grid to distributed energy distribution. For more information, please visit https://bayfield.uwex.edu/2017/11/09/renewable-energy-workshop-series/ or call 715-373-6104 ext 0.
The Friends of the Center host a holiday shopping show featuring local vendors, artisans, bakers, and makers of good cheer.
Explore the wonderful world of bugs! Find out what it’s like to be a bug while taking a close look insects and their cousins. Presented by the Lake Superior Zoo educators and paid for with the generosity of Lanny and Judy Neider.
John Olson, retired WDNR Furbearer Specialist, will discuss the life and ecology of Wisconsin’s largest northern furbearers— bobcats, coyotes, wolves, black bears, cougars and lynx— and exhibit pelts and other artifacts. John has been engaged in wildlife management for over 40 years. His work has included programs involving bald eagles, common loons, ospreys, black bears and wolves. In the 1990’s John began his work in furbearer management. This promises to be an informative and exciting hands‐on presentation.
Sponsored by the Friends of the North Pikes Creek Wetlands and the Friends of the Lincoln Community Forest
Eira is back, warming your holiday season with their blend of winter music from around the world. Their unique style of traditional and contemporary music will surely delight the whole family!
Tickets: Adults $15 – Students $8 Advance tickets available at Ashland Area Veterinary Clinic! For more information: http://eiramusic.com/
Learn about life in a savannah as you meet up close animals. Presented by the educators at the lake Superior Zoo, with funds by Lanny and Judy Neider.
Presentation by Chris LaForge. For more information, visit https://bayfield.uwex.edu/2017/11/09/renewable-energy-workshop-series/
$20 – Registration Required.
Come be a part of history at the 32nd annual Northwoods Sleigh and Cutter Rally! Ride on replica sleighs from the 1800s, with the help from beautiful horses from the region! This event is free to the public. There will be free sleigh rides sponsored by Northern State Bank from 11 am – 12:30 pm and the parade will start at 1:00 pm. There will be concessions for sale.
$20 Fee , Registration Required
From the treetops, all the way down to the forest floor, we’ll explore animal life among the trees. This program is presented by the Lake Superior Zoo with funds by Lanny and Judy Neider.
Presenter Bill Bailey, Chequamegon Bay Renewables.
Bob Hay, President of Turtles For Tomorrow and retired WDNR herpetologist, will
present “Turtles of Northern Wisconsin”. Bob will discuss the habitat types and life history characteristics of the five turtle species that live in northern Wisconsin, and the conservation issues and threats facing these animals. He’ll also discuss actions everyone can take to contribute toprotecting turtle populations in their area. Bob will also talk about the Turtles For Tomorrow projects in Northern Wisconsin that address recovery of the state-threatened wood turtle, including the project in the Town of Lincoln.
This presentation is sponsored by the Friends of the North Pikes Creek Wetlands and the Friends of the Lincoln Community Forest.