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Animated Short Explores A Family Tradition Of Giving In “Something About A Flower: The Fortune We Share”

Something About a Flower: The Fortune We Share is an animated short focused on the perspective of a young girl ...

A Walk In The Milwaukee Woods

A beautiful spring day can feel like the last day of school when you’re a kid – an unbelievable release ...

Wisconsin Spring Means Crocuses In Snow

Sometime around Easter, the cherry trees lining both sides of my mother’s street in Maryland create a gauzy cathedral, easing ...

Milwaukee’s Wedding Of The Century

It’s wedding season and while wedding trends come and go, elaborate, one-of-a-kind affairs have long been in fashion. Milwaukee historian ...

Mud Season, The Unloveliest Of Wisconsin Months

This weekend marks the first day of spring – at least astronomically. Writer Catherine Jagoe tells us why this time ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Welder And Artist Augie Learning To Read Blueprints With Tutor

Augie has been a welder for forty years. A problem at work exposed his reading disability and led him to ...

Farmer Finds Niche That Has Him Tending Crops All Year Round

Driving through Crawford County, Wisconsin you almost need to be lost in order to find Star Valley with a population ...

Landscape Students Design A Floral Impression Of The Polka

Landscape architecture students spend a lot of time designing planters that will never be planted, gardens that will never be ...

Urban Foraging: Elderflowers In Madison

Elderberries grow abundantly in ditches, stream beds, and along bike paths in Wisconsin. Forager and chef Lee Davenport has been harvesting ...

Botanical Artist Creates Flora And Fauna Illustrations

Kandis Elliot understands she has an “old-timey” job.  Back in the 1800’s scientists relied on artists to illustrate textbooks and ...

UW-Madison Researcher Investigates Native Insects As Pollinating Alternatives To Bees

Claudio Gratton has always felt that bees are, well, the “bee’s knees." Now, the University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher has become ...

Trilliums

Trilliums are the jewels of the forest floor. For Gail Folkins, spotting trilliums in Wisconsin reminded her of growing up ...

Wisconsin Spring

The calendar may say spring, which may have you dreaming of bird songs and flowers, but spring looks a little ...