Poetry walk at W.K. Kellogg Biological Station

Poet Art Stewart
Poet Art Stewart comes to W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary.

By: Bethany Bohlen, Communications Coordinator W.K. Kellogg Biological Station


There is no better place to enjoy poetry inspired by nature and science than in the beautiful great outdoors. On July 12, the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary will welcome scientist and poet Art Stewart as he leads participants on a sunset poetry walk along the Sanctuary’s trails on Wintergreen Lake.


The walk is free of charge and open to the public. Stewart is the writer-in-residence at W.K. Kellogg Biological Station July 10 – 16, and his poetry is inspired by science. Stewart is an alumnus of KBS, graduating with his doctorate’s degree in 1980 from Michigan State University.


The walk will take place on July 12 from 7:30 – 9 p.m. at the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, located at 12685 East C Avenue, Augusta, Michigan, 49012. For more information about this event, visit kbs.msu.edu, or email communityrelations@kbs.msu.edu or call 269-671-2360.


The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary is part of the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State’s largest off-campus educational complex. KBS is a world-class research institute where students and faculty are working to understand and solve real-world environmental problems.


For nearly a hundred years, KBS has served as a liaison between Michigan State University and the public, providing the community with examples of science’s crucial role in sustaining natural and managed communities. To learn more about KBS, visit us online at kbs.msu.edu.