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Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium

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816 State. St.
Madison, WI 53706
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October 2022

WI Book Festival Book Talk: Ripple Effects (Ted Rulesh)

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium, 816 State. St.
Madison, WI 53706
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Free

Lakes are among the Upper Midwest’s greatest treasures and most valuable natural resources. The Great Lakes define the region, and thousands of smaller lakes offer peace, joy and recreation to millions. And yet, in large part because of the numbers of people who enjoy the local waterways, the lakes of Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota face numerous challenges. Invasive species, pollution, defective septic systems, inadequate shoreland zoning laws and climate change are present and increasingly existential threats. We are, quite possibly,…

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WI Book Festival Book Talk: Wisconsin Waters (Scott Spoolman)

October 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm
Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium, 816 State. St.
Madison, WI 53706
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Every Wisconsin waterway has a story, from the Great Lakes and the Mighty Mississippi to thousands of interior lakes, rivers and trout streams. Wisconsin Waters takes readers on an epic tour of the geologic, natural and human stories that have shaped these aquatic landscapes over millions of years. In this companion to his popular Wisconsin State Parks, Scott Spoolman journeys to the distant past to examine the origins of Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers, waterfalls and wetlands. In his accessible storytelling style,…

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