Master taxidermist Mike Orthober of Egg Harbor will be at the Door County Historical Museum on Aug. 18 mounting a specimen for the museum’s “Seasons of Life” display. Orthober created the diorama over a period of years and continues to add birds and animals. Visitors are encouraged to watch and learn.
Orthober is well known in the taxidermy field, having won many national and worldwide awards, most recently “Best in World” for warm-water fish and “2nd in World” for a non-game bird.
The museum, open daily from 10 am – 4:30 pm, is located at 18 N. 4th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay. For more information call 920.743.5809.