Join the National Park Service and the St. Croix River Association in exploring the heritage, natural wonders, and communities of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway during this year's Riverway Speaker Series. The series continues on Saturday, March 15, 2014, with a program about elk in Wisconsin.
Saturday, March 15, 10:00 a.m.
Elk in Wisconsin:The Clam Lake Herd
Presented by Laine Stowell, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Elk once ranged over most of North America and throughout Wisconsin but disappeared from the state in the mid-to-late 1800s due to over hunting and a rapid decline in habitat. Today, most of the suitable elk habitat is in the northern and central forest regions of the state.Learn about reintroduction efforts and the status of the Clam Lake elk herd.
The presentation is free and open to the public. It will take place at the St. Croix River Association office, 230 South Washington Street, Unit 1, in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin (next to the St. Croix Falls Public Library).
Space is limited and reservations strongly encouraged.RSVPs will be honored until 10:00 a.m. To reserve a space, call (715) 483-3300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Save the Date for the Final Presentation
April 12: Agricultural Land Use and the Survival of Honey Bee Colonies
Presented by Matthew Smart, University of Minnesota Bee Lab