2019 Aldo Leopold Celebration continues in La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — The La Crosse Area 2019 Aldo Leopold celebration is underway.
Aldo Leopold is known as an important conservationist. His essays are published in his book, “A Sand County Almanac”.
A walk through Myrick Park was held Thursday evening.
Organizers say there are many groups honoring Leopold’s work.
According to Chuck Lee, the president of Friends of the Marsh, “This is a good event that we, and several other organizations like WisCorps, Viterbo University, Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Mississippi Valley Conservancy all pitch in and help schedule every year. It’s a good way to celebrate Wisconsin a little bit as well.”
The celebration continues on Saturday at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge Visitor Center on Brice Prairie. There will be a photography workshop for adults at 10 a.m. followed by a photography workshop for kids. Children will also be able to do crafts at the morning event.
Starting at 1 p.m., there will be a Climate Action Festival at the La Crosse First Congregational Church.
For more information about this event and others, visit the WisCorps website.
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