Ecosystem Restoration

Prairie Gold

I’ve read that pioneers called their wagons prairie schooners.  If they crossed my acre and a half of restored remnant prairie today, they would be sailing over a sea of flowers.  I can totally relate to the bees.  I am drawn to this blooming bounty and am fueled by it. […]

Global Warming and Our Woods

Half of our 44 acres are filled with rows of strapping, teenage White Spruce and Red Pine planted by the previous owner.  These trees grow naturally in Northern Wisconsin, but usually exist only by human intervention in the southern part of the state, where we live. The Red Pines in […]