Looking for a gift for the lake lover in your life?
Would you like to better understand the delicate balance of your lake’s ecosystem?
Check out Ted Rulseh’s new book “A Lakeside Companion.”
To listen to a 4-minute interview on WXPR with Ted on the motivation for his book: Click here
Order a copy of this book from the University of Wisconsin Press.
Of interest to all of us! Ted is from Manitowoc and now lives in Northern Wisconsin where he writes a column on outdoor activities for local newspapers. His wife writes the recipe articles in the Herald times. For anyone who loves a lake, this guide will help you know it more intimately. Whether you fish, paddle, swim, snowshoe, ski, or just gaze upon your favorite lake, “A Lakeside Companion” will deepen your appreciation for the forces that shape lakes and the teeming life in and around them. The book is designed to help lake property owners better understand the science and life on their lake.
Read the UW Press Announcement for “A Lakeside Companion”
“Delivers the magic of lake living while conveying water science topics in a clear and engaging way. Whether you are on the lakeshore or far away, it will bring you back to the waters you love. A great read.”
—Michael Engleson, executive director, Wisconsin Lakes
“Interesting and informative. Rulseh presents the science of lakes in an enjoyable way, with real world examples. He explains how little things that shore residents do on their property can have a large impact on the lake’s ecology.”
—Paul Garrison, retired limnologist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
A book signing event for Ted Rulseh’s new book “A Lakeside Companion” was held Saturday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at LaDeDa Books, 1624 New York Avenue, Manitowoc. Ted read from and signed copies of his book. Kerry Trask, a historian and former UW-Manitowoc professor, also read from and signed his new book, “Spirit of the Rivers.”