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Hibernaculum: Woman Contemplates Hibernation As Winter Coping Strategy

Before natural historians understood that some birds fly thousands of miles south each winter, they looked for other ways to ...

Citizen Scientists Help Answer Ecological Questions

As Director of the UW-Madison Arboretum, Karen Oberhauser oversees over a thousand acres of land in the heart of Madison. ...

The Resurrection Of Lord God Bird

Birds are dominating the spotlight at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum this month as the acclaimed Birds in Art ...

What I Mow Around

Mowing the lawn, a simple task that’s got to be done every so often during the summer. That is unless ...

Dispatches from The Wild: On Writing, Trail Work, And Falling in Love with The Challenge

Nature and writing have a long history. Rebekah Morrisson is following in that tradition building worlds with her words and ...

The Welcome Oak

Many of us have an affinity for certain trees. For Robert Root, it’s an oak that welcomed him to a ...

Synchronicity In Nature And Life

The Niagara Escarpment stretches from New York to Wisconsin and shapes the geological, environmental, and human history of all that ...

A Lifetime Of Reading And Loving Aldo Leopold

Many people have been inspired by the works of Aldo Leopold. Ron Weber first picked up the Sand County Almanac ...

Humans Teach Cranes To Be Cranes In Baraboo

The International Crane Foundation, based in Baraboo, works around the world to save cranes. Producer Breann Schossow spent a day ...

Wisconsin Life #308: “Picture This”

A nature photographer, a cyclocross enthusiast and a couple that runs an animal sanctuary are among the Wisconsin people sharing ...

Professional Cyclist Competes In Grueling Bicycle Sport

Cyclocross is called the steeplechase of cycling, and professional racer Brian Matter is hooked on it. It's kind of a ...

The Wiccans Of Barneveld

Wicca is a pagan religion that taps into the magic of nature. At a church outside Barneveld, wiccans have formed ...

Artist Captures Wisconsin Landscapes Using Chinese Painting Technique

Sitting in her home studio, painter Charlotte Fung Miller seems to have everything within reach: rolls of rice paper piled ...

Whimsical Essay Describes Lure Of Door County

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to the summer travel season. Writer Catherine Jagoe describes her favorite annual road ...

The Comfort Of A Leopold Bench

I remember my first Wisconsin hike, ten years ago, just after moving here from Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains.  I stepped from ...