Wisconsin’s ‘waterfall capital’ beckons, Traveling show piques interest in science

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Long Slide Falls in Marinette County
Long Slide Falls in Marinette County is just east of Highway 141 between Pembine and Niagara on the Pemebonwon River. Ryan Wick/Flickr

Marinette County, the “Waterfall Capital of Wisconsin,” is welcoming spring visitors. The county parks director tells us which waterfalls to see. “The Wonders of Physics,” a UW-Madison traveling show, is in its 40th season. The program coordinator talks about how to get people interested in science.

Featured in this Show

  • Springtime in Wisconsin's 'Waterfall Capital' county parks

    Campgrounds are opening up next week in the “Waterfall Capital of Wisconsin:” Marinette County. We talk with the county’s parks director about what falls to see and what it’s like operating a local parks system.

  • UW-Madison's traveling physics show celebrates 40 years

    The UW-Madison’s traveling show called, “The Wonders of Physics,” recently celebrated its 40th season. The outreach specialist explains how scientific demonstrations are helping people of all ages become more interested in physics.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Martin Keyport Guest
  • Haddie McLean Guest

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