The rich and long history of North America's most important watercraft, the canoe, will be the subject of a presentation and book signing by author Mark Neuzil at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum in Spooner (312 N Front St) on Friday, January 17, 2020. The talk and signing begins at 7:30 pm and is free and open to the public.
Neuzil is professor and chair of the journalism program at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a frequent speaker and writer on environmental issues and is the author or co-author of eight books, including “Canoes: A Natural History in North America” (with Norman Sims). He has worked for the Associated Press, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and was a licensed wilderness guide and summer park ranger in his younger days.
“Canoes: A Natural History in North America” will be presented by Professor Mark Neuzil at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum on Friday Jan 17. Mark will also be signing copies of his book which will be available for purchase. The presentation begins at 7:30 pm and is free and open to the public. Visitors are invited to also attend a reception and happy hour prior to the presentation and tour the museum starting at 6:30 pm. For more information call 715-635-2479 or email to info@WisconsinCanoeHeritageMuseum.org. For nearby motel lodging we recommend the Best Western American Heritage Inn at 715-635-9770. For camping, travel, or other lodging information contact the Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce at 800-367-3306.