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Northern Lights Tour Heads to Crossroads

With its Northern Lights Tour, Wisconsin Public Television and UW-Extension will visit the northern reaches of Wisconsin so local citizens can learn about our state from local and University experts. The Northern Lights Tour, Science Insights to Light Up Your Nights, will make five stops the last week of July and the first stop on July 27 at 7 pm will be Crossroads at Big Creek.

WPT will film three lectures for their popular program [email protected] and the people of Door County are invited to be the studio audience.

On July 22 at 10 am the family program “Fabulous Flyers” will be at Crossroads. Get acquainted with migrating birds and butterflies and explore their breeding habitats. Free and open to the public. Meet in the Entry Level of the Collins Learning Center.

On July 27 at 10 am the family program “Nature in the Heritage Garden” will be offered. Explore the garden in search of the butterflies, beetles, bees and other insects that help turn flowers into fruits and vegetables. Meet at the Garden Gate of the Heritage Garden. Free and open to the public.

On July 28 at 10 am the family program “Gifts of the Glaciers” will be offered. Be a geology detective and learn about melting glaciers, which created the Door Peninsula and Lake Michigan. Learn about the habitats that are the result of the Ice Ages. Free and open to the public. Meet in the Entry Level of the Collins Learning Center.