The June meeting of the League of Women Voters - Northwoods (LWVNOW) will take place Tuesday, June 11, 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the Minocqua Public Library, 415 Menominee St. Minocqua, WI. The meeting will focus on climate change as it affects the northwoods. The speaker will be Nancy Turyk, an emeritus Water Resource Scientist and Outreach Specialist from UW Stevens Point. For more than a decade she has participated in climate change related discussions, research, outreach and course development. She is on the Wisconsin Green Fire’s Climate Change workgroup, represents the North American Lake Management Society a federal climate change and freshwater workgroup, conducts outreach with community groups, and is assisting a Wisconsin community with climate adaptation. Turyk’s one hour presentation will be followed by a discussion about ways to address climate change. This event is co-sponsored by Northwoods Climate Action Group.
The public is welcome and all are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas.