GHA Hosts Final “Gibraltar Talks” November 11

The Gibraltar Historical Association (GHA) is wrapping up its “Gibraltar Talks” series for 2010 on Thursday, November 11 at 7:30 pm. GHA will present, Gibraltar Talks…Door County’s Oldest Trees at the Old Town Hall in Fish Creek which is located at the corner of Maple and Spruce Streets.

Presenters for the evening will be Roy and Charlotte Lukes, local Door County naturalists and authors who have devoted their entire lives teaching people about plants and animals.

Wisconsin claims four of the country’s 826 record size species, the gray birch, peach-leaf willow, black spruce and silver maple. Door County has some good examples of the oldest trees. Many times these trees are hidden away in some remote areas of the county and were lucky to escape the actions of natural forest fires and man’s chain saws. During settlement of Door County many areas of our county were clear cut for farming and the feed the commercial lumber demand.

Gibraltar Talks programs are open to the public. Refreshments are served and a free will offering is always appreciated. For more information call 920.868.3618 or 920.868.3373.