MIWP Annual Meeting and Evening Reception — The Gift of the Loon
Saturday, May 27th
MIWP Annual Meeting and Evening Reception
Social Hour: 6:00PM
Program: The Gift of the Loon, 7:30pm
Location: Madeline Island School of Arts
Cost: Hearty appetizers and wine $35.00/person
Deadline: May 17th, or 100-person limit
Speaker: Nancy Langston is a Distinguished Professor of Environmental History at Michigan Tech. For decades she spent summers in a tiny cabin just outside of Cornucopia, and now she lives on the shores of Lake Superior in Keweenaw Bay.
Summary: Environmental historian Nancy Langston explores the history and restoration of common loons in the upper Great Lakes watershed. Langston delves into how climate change, toxic chemicals, and energy extraction have affected loon populations. She explores ways we can ensure a hopeful future for loons as well as ourselves.