Upcoming World Premiere of Decoding the Driftless

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
7:00 p.m. – Viterbo University Fine Arts Center – Main Theatre

Emmy Award-winning filmmakers George Howe and Tim Jacobson of Sustainable Driftless and Rob Nelson of Untamed Science have teamed up again to produce a feature-length film on the amazing origins, diversity, and resources of the Driftless Region. This time the creative team also includes Swedish filmmaker Jonas Stenstrom of Untamed Science, and six-time Emmy-winning wildlife cinematographer Neil Rettig. This team delivers some extremely rare footage of natural phenomena in the Driftless, in a way never seen before!

Join us for a wild ride of adventure from the air, ground, water, and a secret underworld, as leading scientists, local guides, and area enthusiasts reveal their passion for, and knowledge of the Driftless. Travel back in time 500 million years to discover how this unique region formed and has evolved over time. Learn why this one region, in the heart of America, is the only “island driftless region” in the world.

Explore the archaeology, paleontology, geology, and biology of this fascinating region with fun-loving hosts from Untamed Science who will open your eyes, mind, and heart like never before. Your journey will take you to parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois to uncover ancient hidden mysteries, endangered Ice-Age throwbacks, and globally rare ecosystems as you experience “Decoding the Driftless.”

For more information, see http://www.viterbo.edu/db-reinhart-institute-ethics-leadership/lecture-series