Kingsford, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Dickinson Conservation District has recently introduced a new workshop to its lineup of activities, aimed at promoting the art of pyrography, also known as wood-burning, in the community. The inaugural workshop was held at Cowboy Lake and was led by the esteemed District Forester of Menominee and Dickinson counties, Joshua Isaac.
The workshop was part of the district’s efforts to enrich the local community and promote sustainable practices. Attendees of the workshop included local high school students, who were eager to learn about the art of pyrography and create their own wooden masterpieces.
The event was a resounding success, with the community expressing their appreciation for the district’s efforts in promoting sustainable practices and enriching the local community.
The workshop was just one of many initiatives undertaken by the conservation district, including the annual plant sale, which proved to be highly successful. Andrew Finkel, the district’s Fundraising Coordinator, expressed his gratitude to all those who participated in the plant sale and contributed to the district’s efforts in promoting environmental preservation.
“It’s interesting, the kind of conversations that come out of these. It’s not always what you anticipate when you’re going into it. And these organic community interactions are really a good way for us to figure out the needs that we are here to meet,” Finkel commented. Finkel added that the District is thankful for the Iron Mountain Walmart Supercenter, who generously sponsored the event.
The district is looking forward to planning future workshops, and events like the pyrography workshop.
“Given what has happened here today, and the interest I have seen today, I do not think it’s going to be the last,” the Finkel remarked.
The District Forester’s expertise in the field of pyrography, combined with the enthusiastic participation of the community, marked the workshop as a significant achievement for the conservation district. The success of the event has paved the way for further similar workshops and events, including a track identification workshop scheduled to take place at Lake Antoine.
The conservation district remains committed to promoting sustainable practices, preserving the environment, and enriching the community through its various initiatives. The community’s continued support and participation are crucial to the district’s success in achieving these goals.