Door County naturalists, writers, teachers, columnists, photographers and ornithology leaders Roy and Charlotte Lukes will be keynote presenters at the Washington Island Trueblood Performing Arts Center on June 18 at 7 pm. The program will be a part of the Washington Island Canoe and Kayak Event taking place June 17 – 19.
The power point presentation by the Lukes will feature local parks, shorelines and habitats, wildflowers, monarch caterpillar metamorphosis, water birds, wild fruits, mushrooms, animals and aerial photos of shoreline. Tickets are available at The Red Cup, the Island Ferry Office, or at the presentation for $10.
Roy Lukes taught public school sciences for 20 years and was a federally licensed bird bander for 25 years. He was the first manager and naturalist for The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor and is past-president of Inland Bird Banding Association and the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology. Winner of many awards, he has written five books and regularly contributes to Peninsula Pulse and Door County Living magazine.
Charlotte Lukes began her study of wild mushrooms in 1972 and teaches workshops at The Ridges Sanctuary and The Clearing. She has lectured, led field trips and taught classes at numerous nature centers in northeast Wisconsin. She submits regular seasonal reports to the Wisconsin Society of Ornithology.
For more information call 920.847.2546.