March 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm (Discover Wisconsin TV, Monarch Butterfly Habitat, Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, Shell Lake, Shell Lake Art Center, Shell Lake Woodcarving Museum, Washburn County)
Tags: Discover Wisconsin, Happy Tonics Butterfly Garden, Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell lake Woodcarving Museum, Spooner Rodeo, Washburn County Historical Society, Wisconsin
Hello insectamonraca friends,
Happy to report that Happy Tonics is on TV now with a short clip of the Monarch Butterfly Habitat. Diane Dryden, board member, did the interview and tour of habitat with the film crew from Discover Wisconsin. You will see a portion of Victoria Zalatoris art sign, “Native Wildflower and Butterfly Garden.”
Enjoy the 1/2 hour program at www.discoverwisconsin.com
Washburn County is a four season tourist attraction. Come to Shell Lake and we’ll show you a fun time. The Monarch Butterfly Habitat is along side an ATV trail and there is a path within the habitat. The sanctuary is located along highway 63 coming to Shell Lake from Spooner, WI. It is on the lakeside and two blocks from downtown Shell Lake.
November 30, 2010 at 2:51 am (Film crew, Happy Tonics, Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, Movie, Movie houses, Poppy, Shell Lake, Shell Lake Art Center, Virus)
Tags: Discover Wisconsin, Discursion, Happy Tonics, Monarch Butterfly Habitat, movie, Shell Lake, Shell Lake Art Center, TV
Downtown copyright Larry Samson
2010 has been an interesting year in Shell Lake, Wisconsin, USA. The TV film crews were here over 4th of July weekend filming the Restored Native Remnant Tallgrass Prairie which is dedicated as a Monarch Butterfly Habitat. Happy Tonics habitat creation will be featured on Discover Wisconsin on Wisconsin Public Television starting on March 11, 2011. We won’t be the only ones. The Museum of Woodcarving across the street from the habitat will also be aired. Then there is the Shell Lake Art Center and the Washburn County Historical Museum and many more.
In November 2010 the movie film crews were in Shell Lake. Now this is significant. We who live here know how special this pristine environment and city of 1,260 citizens is. It may not be long before the rest of the country finds out about us at movie houses. The film is timely and about a virus infection that spreads very quickly. Only Shell Lake is safe. The virus ended when it came this far north. I am not giving it full credit because I am only watching the trailers. I haven’t seen the cast and crew simply because they are here into the night or early morning. We will keep you posted if it makes the movie houses. You can view the trailer at http://www.discursionmovie.com/
Oriental poppy growing in Shell Lake
A few days ago, we published a post on the Shell Lake Art Center and how the producers promoted the quaintness of
community. It’s a very nice video at http://www.campchannel.com/summer-camps/Shell-Lake-Arts-Center-3757.html
Hope you enjoy learning about the work we do here as citizen environmentalists and entomologists. We’re just the seed planters who enjoy seeing things grow.
November 23, 2010 at 9:59 pm (Shell Lake, Shell Lake Art Center)
Tags: Music, Shell Lake, Shell Lake Art Center
Want to get to know us? Check out this video for the Shell Lake Art Center. The video promotes the arts in Shell Lake and better yet shows you the heart beat of Shell Lake, Wisconsin . Enjoy!