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Wandering Toft Point: A Nature Journal

Write While You Hike

You can lose yourself in the beauty of the original illustrations and poetry of this journal. But don't. It's intended to be interactive, as readers observe the nature bursting from Toft Point and record observations, sketch wildlife and learn about flora and fauna in this one-of-a-kind location.

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The collaborative authors of Toft Point.A detailed image of a White-tailed Deer.A detailed image of a Lupine flower.A group of students at Toft Point near water and rocks.

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This journal continues the UW-Green Bay tradition of encouraging students, faculty and the greater community to get involved with the living world around them. Toft Point was entrusted to UW-Green Bay—by conservationist Emma Toft in 1968, and it continues as a “living laboratory” and treasured natural area.

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About Toft Point

Toft Point is a natural area in Door County that contains several native plant species concentrated on a 0.8-mile-wide peninsula along the coast of Lake Michigan. This small area boasts more than two miles shoreline, with areas of wave-cut dolomite cliffs.

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Scientific Illustration Club

Students in the Scientific Illustration club share their passion for art that celebrates, communicates and clarifies scientific structures and concepts.

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About the Authors

The Toft Point Nature Journal.

Spearheaded by graduate student Cayla Cavey, the project is a landmark collaboration between students and advisors in the UW-Green Bay Scientific Illustration student organization, regional poets and writers, University Archives staff and the undergraduate editors of the Teaching Press. Dennis Rockhill, of the Einstein Project, supplied materials and formatting ideas.

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