The Wilderness Preserve will be hosting its 32ⁿᵈ Annual Spring Meeting this Memorial Day weekend at the Madeline Island School of the Arts. The event will be an evening reception with an informal buffet of elegant and hearty hors d’oeuvres, choice wine service and coffee/tea with assorted desserts. A social gathering and food service begins at 6:30pm, with the program beginning at 7:30pm.
Saturday May 25th, 2019
Reception & Buffet 6:30pm
Madeline Island School of the Arts
$35.00/person, open to the public
RSVP by May 20th: Ned Hancock email@example.com
Program: The Lights of the Apostle Islands
Speaker: Mark Weller, Photographer and Vice-Chair, Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
For over 10 years photographer Mark Weller has led his team in quest of spectacular nighttime shots of the famous Apostle Islands National Lakeshore’s historic lighthouses. Set against the outstanding dark skies of Lake Superior, Mark’s mission was to capture the summer Milky Way rising behind the lighthouses, which celebrates one of the most beautiful scenes in the upper Midwest.
Mark Weller, Waunakee WI - Vice Chair, Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
So, who is the guy who leads the team to take killer shots of our famous lighthouses imbued with the Milky Way? Mark Weller, in his spare time, is President and CEO of Access Wisconsin, a telecom firm based near Madison. Prior to that, he was senior producer for news and public affairs at Wisconsin Public Television.