Making a place for insects in our world

One offhand comment — the insects are dying — stuck in Katie Martin-Meurer’s mind after she met Lakeshore State Park manager Tom Kroeger.

Martin-Meurer, an artist and lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Kroeger met this summer to discuss how her 3-D Concepts class at UWM could help the park on the shore of Lake Michigan. She thought bird houses would be a good project. Kroeger said the park didn’t have a lot of birds — mostly swallows which were decreasing in number.

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