Friends of North Point Winter Speaker Series

January 23, 2020
The Friends of North Point invite you to join them in their Winter Speaker Series to hear from local and regional experts on topics that impact the North Point Bluff Community, the environment, and your own health and well-being. 

On Monday, January 27th, guest presenter William Sharkey, Associate Lecturer of Geography at  University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, an expert in invasive/non-native plant identification, will speak on the environmental impacts of these plants. 

Jim Knickelbine, Executive Director of Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve, will be presenting on Wednesday, February 12th about enhancing habitat for birds, bees and butterflies in natural spaces as well as in your own backyard and speak to the importance of these pollinators.

Dr. Warren Porter, of University of Wisconsin-Madison, Departments of Integrative Biology and Environmental Toxicology has received numerous awards for his studies on pesticide use and their health impacts and is traveling to Sheboygan to present on Wednesday, March 11th.  He will speak about how low-level contaminant, pesticide mixtures affect and alter developmental processes and neurological, immune, and endocrine function in animals.
   
This series is free and open to the public with support from the Sheboygan River Basin Partnership and Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership.  Each program in the series will be held at the Sheboygan Mead Public Library in the Rocca Room with a 6pm start time.
Contact:
Kendra Kelling, LNRP Director of Programming
Kendra@LNRP.org, (920) 946-2247

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