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Dan Wilcox

November 20, 2017
Salt marsh encroaching on freshwater bald cypress and cabbage palms due to sea level rise. Bird Island Creek near Suwannee, Fla. Photo by Dan Wilcox
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
November 20, 2017 - 2:02pm
November 10, 2017
Our golden retriever Jack is always testing the air to make sense of scents. Photo by Dan Wilcox
The nose knows: Olfactory perception in animals
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
October 14, 2017
A yellowjacket wasp searching for apple juice. Photo by Dan Wilcox
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
October 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
September 29, 2017
A reach of recently restored Trimbelle River on the Mike and Suzanne Holst property taken June 21 this year after seeding and mulching the construction area.  Spring Creek tributary is flowing into the Trimbelle from the right. This area is about a mile south of Highway 10 on County Road O and is open to public fishing and river watching.  Dan Wilcox / Contributor
Wildside column: Flowing rivers inspire thoughts of connections
September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 21, 2017
Kiap-TU- Wish Chapter Trout Unlimited volunteers planted over 700 native prairie plants on the Mike and Suzanne Holst property along the Trimbelle River. Dan Wilcox / Contributor
Wildside column: Native plants escape correctional center
July 21, 2017 - 10:00am
June 11, 2017
John Lewinski with a 9-inch long bluegill caught on Big Round Lake in Polk County, Wisconsin.  Dan Wilcox photo
Wildside column: Blue gill time again
June 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 31, 2017
A male hooded merganser. We saw many of these exquisite small ducks on the Gulf Coast of Florida. They will migrate north to nest in trees near rivers around here soon. (Photo courtesy of Dan Wilcox)
Wild side column: How do snowbirds find their way home?
March 31, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 28, 2017
Wild side column: Living on the edges of the nature coast
January 28, 2017 - 3:48pm
December 27, 2016
A black-capped chickadee at a feeder. Wisconsin DNR photo. (Photo courtesy of Dan Wilcox)
Wild Side Column: How do those little birds keep warm?
December 27, 2016 - 2:37pm
September 3, 2015
A Common Nighthawk is well-camouflaged. (Photo by Andy Reago and Chrissy McClarren / Wikimedia)
Wild Side: Aerial acrobats off to South America
September 3, 2015 - 2:13pm
March 6, 2015
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
March 6, 2015 - 8:24am
May 9, 2012
Brian Wilcox fishin for brook trout in North Carolina supervised by his dogs. Dan Wilcox photo.
Wild Side: Extreme trout fishing in N.C.
May 9, 2012 - 3:36pm
March 7, 2012
Our friend Eloy Cuevas of Monkey River, Belize, with a Blackburnian Warbler on his cap. Blackburnian Warblers breed in northern Wisconsin. Submitted photo.
Wild Side: Migrating birds welcome friends in the south
March 7, 2012 - 11:00am
February 15, 2012
Submitted NASA image.
Wild Side: A startling view of North America from space
February 15, 2012 - 10:27am
February 8, 2012
A monumental open-grown burr oak in River Falls Township. An even-aged stand of burr oaks is along the edge of the planted prairie on the right. Dan Wilcox photo.
Wild Side: Monumental trees
February 8, 2012 - 9:08am