Wisconsin’s SNAs are not like state parks. They are more like arks – preserving some of our state’s natural diversity from the rising tide of development that threatens to overwhelm the […]
There’s not a lot to like about the stout, spiked branches of the aggressively invasive buckthorn tree, and now there is a new way to remove it.
Destructive Jumping worms are being spotted around the Madison area. They are easy to spread because they winter in the ground as tiny, round brown or black cocoons about the size of the head of a pin.
An estimated $150 billion a year changes hands in the complex, global forest products industry that logs 32 million acres of forest every year, often illegally, leaving a trail of devastation to ecosystems and local economies around the world. Much of that timber makes its way to the United States, currently the largest wood products market in the world.
Doug and I are so glad to be members of the Blue Mounds Area Project (BMAP). Fueled by the efforts of a part-time professional ecologist and a lot of […]
Last Friday Doug and I got a ton of technical advice and hands-on experience about FARMING WITH BENEFICIAL INSECTS; CONSERVATION BIOLOGICAL CONTROL when we participated in the inaugural Xerces Society […]
The Passenger Pigeon – who in their billions used to blacken the skies but were driven to extinction in 40 years — is a sobering parable. Last week I learned much more […]