Monday, March 26, 2012
Hummingbirds are arriving in the northern Wisconsin about a month earlier than normal. I always see my first hummer on May 10 in Washburn, Wisconsin. Track the migrating hummingbirds at hummingbirds.net website and consider getting your feeders out now!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
|Painting by Jan Wise|
Arts on a Postcard Exhibit Competition
Superior Council for the Arts, Superior, WIJuly 15 - Sept. 4, 2012. Open to Everyone.
Imagine sending “wish you were here” postcards while on a fascinating vacation exploring the slow waters at the confluence of the St. Louis River and Lake Superior—16,697 acres in Lake Superior’s watershed: lakes, rivers, creeks, bays, wetlands and sloughs teeming with aquatic plant and animal life. THIS is special - wish you were here!
Postcard categories: original art, photography, poetry, short story, musical score, etc.
Specifications: rectangular entries on card stock: 4 1/4" x 6"
SCFTA members & Under 18: Three entries free. Others: $10.00 per entry. International entries welcome.
July 15 is Lake Superior Day. This is the date around which we will plan week-long events in the Gardens, the Gallery and the Boathouse.
Twenty postcard entries will be chosen to be enlarged to small
billboard size for outdoor exhibition in Broadway Community Gardens
& the grounds around the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research
Reserve (LSNERR) headquarters on Barker's Island.
June 15 is the mailing deadline to be considered for the billboard enlargement. Details to be announced.
Entry implies permission for SCFTA to reproduce selected entries for billboards and publicity.
July 15 - Sept 4, 2012: Gallery exhibits of postcards at North End
Arts Gallery on Broadway & The Boathouse at Barkers Island.
Download our Call For Entry form here.
For more information contact Superior Council for the Arts at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 715 392-6007.
Estuary artwork courtesy of Jan Wise.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Monday, March 12, 2012
Register On-line Now for Early Bird Pricing!
The Wisconsin Lakes Partnership will host their 34th annual Lakes Convention on April 10-12, 2012 at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay. The convention theme, “Partnering for Lakes,” will focus on how we can continue to work together to protect our state waters. Who are we? We are lakefront property owners, farmers, swimmers, scientists, builders, business owners, anglers, realtors, lake groups, government officials, boaters, foresters, teachers – we are the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership.