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Superior residents, businesses, classrooms, and organizations are encouraged to join the ORB365 community art collaborative! 

Participants can pledge to use less water or prevent water pollution. They are invited to create ice orbs for the ORB365 display as part of the 2021 Lake Superior Ice Festival to symbolize their pledge.  

Pledge examples:  I pledge to pick up trash on daily walks and to recycle.

The community goal is to make 365 ice orbs, whereas each ice orb represents a day of the year when clean water is vital to us. So, as a community, we are pledging to protect our water!

The ice orbs will be arranged in the shape of Lake Superior.  This exhibit can be seen at Barker's Island for the Ice Festival from Friday, January 28th through Saturday, January 29th

Pictured below from left to right are Kima, Steve, and Tracy helping to create the 2021 ORB365 Lake Superior Ice Sculpture. Thank you, volunteers, for your willingness to create this ice sculpture. 

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Step 1: Pledge to protect our waterways 

  • Save the trees! Fill out and submit the pledge form online: Pledge Form
  • Fill-out form, email, or print-off and mail-in form: Pledge Form 

Email to Megan at

Mail or deliver to:

Attn: Megan Högfeldt

Wastewater Treatment Plant

51 E 1st St. Superior, WI 54880 

­Step 2: Pick-up or Receive balloons 

  •   Once you submit a pledge form, you will be contacted to schedule a time for a balloon drop/pick up.

Step 3: How to make ice orbs


Step 4: Deliver frozen orbs to Barker’s Island on the last Thursday in January before the festival. Or request a pick-up! 

Step 5: Join in the festival fun at the Lake Superior Ice Festival and see the ORB365 display!