Like many people in the Midwest, I was cheered this summer to observe many more Monarch butterflies than I have seen in many years! It has been one of […]
The proposed Driftless Trail will take hikers through public and private lands into some gorgeous areas that are now inaccessible.
If you want to think global and act local in or near Iowa County, check out EcoARC for some great options.
Researching this story for Isthmus was discouraging . But if you have any ash trees or enjoy parks with a number of ashes, you need to know about this. The […]
Doug and I are remodeling a house in Madison with our daughter, Della, who is a green architect. She spent three years in Chicago remodeling existing structures. In Madison, […]
Cob ovens are not too difficult to build and can be a lot of fun. One of the people building Underhill House, Brad Selz, had some experience in making cob ovens and offered to guide us through the process. So after house construction was done for the day, we spent […]
Can wolves’ adaptability and savvy save them from legislation now on the docket in Washington.
Health is the capacity of the land for self renewal. Conservation is our effort to understand and serve this capacity.
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 […]
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.