Episode 048 features an interview with Shannon Stanis, coordinator of Wabash Riverfest and Gene Hatke, the surviving founder of the event. They talk about the wide array of programming lined up for the day (coming this Saturday, July 14), sharing educational opportunities about the river and local history, as well as fun activities and tie-ins to other downtown activities on the same day.
These two came with a number of Look-Ups: Shannon shared Bee and Pollinator Books by Heather Holm, https://www.pollinatorsnativeplants.com. Gene offered several links of a historical bent; to learn a little about the history of Greater Lafayette area, go to www.homeofpurdue.com; to learn more about the Wabash River, go to www.wabashriver.us; to learn about the voyageurs and they settled a nation, go to www.hbcheritage.ca/classroom/virtual-museum/fur-trade-nation/life-of-a-voyageur; and to learn more about the beaver and his role in the settlement of North America, go to https://www.hcn.org/issues/48.21/the-historical-lifetime-of-the-beaver. Enjoy!
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