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Science for Everyone

Floating Islands: Surrogate Fish Habitat in the Milwaukee River Estuary

Jan. 27, 7pm at Lac Lawrann Conservancy

An estimated 80% of native Great Lakes fish rely on wetlands for part of their lifecycle. As a blend of synthetic and natural floating media that bio-mimics wetlands, Floating Islands provide protected shelter and food sources for fish. Mike Marek of Marek Landscaping, LLC will discuss the results of Floating Islands at four sites in the Milwaukee River estuary.

 

Photo Contest

The Friends of Lac Lawrann are sponsoring a photo contest. We want to see the images and experiences you've captured while visiting the Conservancy. Photos from the past or present, and from any season, are eligible. The contest runs through January 31, 2015, and is open to participants of all ages. First prize is $100. Second prize is $75. Third prize is $50. More information

 

January Happenings

Learn more about the events and programs happening a Lac Lawrann this month. January 19th Newsletter

Gala Art: Vote for the People's Choice Awards

We received 21 pieces of art from talented local folks for this year's Gala Art Event. Now you can take a look at the art and vote for your favorites. Click here to view the art and vote for the People's Choice Awards.

 

Gala Art on Display

From Jan. 26 - Feb. 19, the 21 pieces of art are on display at businesses owned and operated by the West Bend Diva Group. On Feb. 7 from 10am-4pm, the Divas are sponsoring Birds Around the Bend. Please visit these businesses to view the artwork, enter a special drawing and shop! More information

 

Birds of a Feather Flock to Lac Lawrann - Art Event and Gala

Birds of a Feather...Flock to Lac Lawrann is a unique art and fundraising event to benefit Lac Lawrann Conservancy. Artists, interested individuals 14 and older, businesses and community groups created bird-themed art. These works of art, along with many other interesting and exciting items, will be auctioned at the Birds of a Feather...Flock to Lac Lawrann Gala on Feb. 21, 2015 at 6pm at the West Bend Mutual Prairie Center. More Information