Round the corner when arriving at the Sippel farm and you might hear a rooster crowing in the distance or see a cat cross your path. This is rural life in Fond du Lac County.
As Director of the UW-Madison Arboretum, Karen Oberhauser oversees over a thousand acres of land in the heart of Madison. With many habitats, from prairies to woodlands to wetlands, the Arboretum serves a variety of functions: a nature respite for the public, a place to learn how to best restore nature, and the home of many research projects for professors and experts.
Husband and wife Russell and Chris Allen just finished their 43rd season running Allen’s Allenville Produce. It’s a farm, farm stand and farmers market stall that operates in Winnebago County. As Russ considers retirement, he and Chris reflect on what farming means to their family and their community with Stephen Kercher of UW-Oshkosh.
I stopped the other day on a country road for a moment or two – a brief respite toward the end of another busy day. Every day I drive by that point of rest.
Hayward artist Shannon Kocka draws inspiration from her daydreams. They take flight in the form of fantasy and science fiction. She loves to spend her free time drawing dragons and other fantasy characters using a program on her computer.
Wisconsin Life host Angela Fitzgerald cheers on athletes and checks out the competition at the Special Olympics State Summer Games in Stevens Point. Fitzgerald gets the chance to talk to athletes from the state who have been coming to the games for years, including Marquis Garner.