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.
When extensive edges are created, such as when you install a power line corridor, you reduce habitat and diminish local diversity within the remaining patches of habitat.