This weekend in Stevens Point you can visit the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention to learn all about the importance of caring for our lakes. The event began on Thursday, April 24th and goes until Saturday, April 26th. The Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention will be held at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center located at 1001 Amber Avenue in Stevens Point.
Beginning on Friday morning, the theme of the event will be getting “Back to the Point” of lake management. Friday’s schedule will focus on the evolution of lake challenges over the past 30 years. Dr. Carl Watras, Research Scientist; Dr. Susan Knight, Botanist and Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist; and Dr. Tim Kratz, Director of the Trout Lake Station will all discuss the challenges of lake management along with Glen Moberg from Wisconsin Public Radio.
The agenda for Saturday will give people the chance to learn more about lake management and the importance of caring for the lakes of Wisconsin. The keynote speaker on Saturday will be Dr. Tyrone Hayes, from the University of California – Berkeley, where he directs research and a teaching program focusing on frogs and ways can care for these unique amphibians.
Depending on what events you plan on attending, tickets will vary in price. To participate in workshops or tours the cost will be $15 per person. If you are new to the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention, Saturday is the perfect day to attend.
Have a great weekend from all of us at Community Insurance & Associates. Check back here every Friday to find out what’s going on in the area in our Weekend Beat.