Hartman Creek is about 1 hour and 15 minutes from Green Bay, Wisconsin and about two hours north of Madison. It is west of Waupaca on Hartman Creek Road, south of State Highway 54 and north of State Highway 22. The park straddles the Waupaca-Portage county line. Site of the annual Wisconsin Observer’s Weekend – hosted by Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers [NEWSTAR].
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.