Celebrate the Year of the Niagara Escarpment at Woodwalk, July 17

Science and Music join forces in Egg Harbor on Saturday, July 17 at 6 pm to celebrate and educate everyone about the Niagara Escarpment.

Dr. Roger Kuhns describes it as, “a 650–mile, curvilinear cliff exposure of up-ended Niagara dolomite that stretches through eastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.”

Woodwalk Gallery is combining the power of troubadours and teachers to inspire and inform you about your connection to thisrocky ledge known as the Niagara Escarpment.

Dr. Roger Kuhns

Dr. Roger Kuhns

Environmental activist Bob Bultman joins with educator and engineer Dr. Roger Kuhns in presenting informational segments interspersed with the music of troubadours Jeanne Kuhns, Marybeth Mattson and Mark Raddatz. Bring a picnic dinner, a bottle of wine and your questions and an open mind. Prepare to be connected, inspired and empowered by learning what you can do to maintain the treasure that is the Niagara Escarpment.

Dr. Roger Kuhns is a geologist and environmental scientist with over 30 years experience in natural resources, land use, geology, ecology, hydrology, geochemistry, remediation, renewable energy, strategy and planning, mineral exploration, river and coastal studies, economics, and communication. He will show parts of his Niagara Escarpment movie, give explanations and answer your questions.

Bob Bultman is a consulting naturalist and environmental educator with particular interest in restoration ecology, caves and the Niagara Escarpment.

Bob Bultman 'crabwalking' over water in the cave passage

Bob Bultman 'crabwalking' over water in the cave passage

Bob volunteers at cave sites to educate the public about the Niagara Escarpment and how to protect this geologic feature. He will discuss the plight of the bats that live in Door County cave sites.

Mark Raddatz, known as “ Dylan of the Door,” is one of the Peninsula’s musical icons. Radditz will sing along with upcoming singer/songwriter Mary Beth Mattson and Jeanne Kuhns, concert host at Woodwalk and 2008 female musician of the year. These three singer/songwriters all love Door County’s unique landscape and many of their songs and poems are grounded in their relationships with this natural world.

The evening starts at 6 pm and will last ’til around 9:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Woodwalk Gallery and Events Barn is located south of Egg Harbor, one mile west of Hwy 42 at 6746 Hwy G. Call 920.868.2912 or 920.495.2928.

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