Kites on Ice is a Wisconsin
winter kite festival that attracts an estimated 80,000 visitors over the course
of one weekend. Outdoor activities on Lake Mendota include: Kite flying, kite
skiing, giant kites, ground displays and a skating rink. Indoor activities include
kite workshops, indoor kite flying, and a Kite as Art exhibit. Kites
on Ice is in its 6th year.
fly as water temperature is checked. Professor John Magnuson shows a future
limnologist how to measure water temperatu
Magnuson attracts quite a crowd with his plankton net. Folks were amazed
what is living under the ice.
re. It was cold.