Cross Plains - Rosemary Garfoot Public Library

Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History

Science writer Scott Spoolman takes readers with him to twenty-eight state parks and forests where evidence of the state’s striking geologic and natural history are on display. The author tells stories of events and processes that shaped Wisconsin’s landscapes, including volcanic eruptions, invasions by ancient seas, crushing glaciers, and centuries of erosion.

Legend Lake- Film Screening and Discussion

Legend Lake is a 34 minute documentary film that recounts the saga of Legend Lake, a beautiful 5,160 acre lake development, formed by joining nine smaller lakes in the Menominee Indian Reservation in Northern Wisconsin.  Shore-land was subdivided and sold mostly to non-Menominee people.  Legend Lake represents another chapter in the land and frequently contentious relationship between Native Americans and non-Native Americans in Wisconsin.  Why and how the lake came into being, what land issue have arisen and what might be done to manage them is the subject of this