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PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 6/22/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 8/16/17 Town Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY PARKS COMMITTEE: 2/16/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/17/17 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 8/17/17 Meeting Agenda
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July 21, 2017
Wildside column: Native plants escape correctional center
To help inmates prepare themselves to rejoin the wider community the St. Croix Correctional Center in New Richmond offers a wide range of work...
July 21, 2017 - 10:00am
June 11, 2017
Wildside column: Blue gill time again
When the bobber goes down a long way from the boat it's important to reel the slack line in quickly and then set the hook with an upward sweep...
June 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 31, 2017
Wild side column: How do snowbirds find their way home?
Before heading north from Florida last month we considered our choices of routes to take back to snow country. Pouring over our big Rand McNally...
March 31, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 28, 2017
Wild side column: Living on the edges of the nature coast
Carol and I are enjoying our stay in the small town of Cedar Key on the “Big Bend” of Florida’s Gulf Coast. This area is also called the...
January 28, 2017 - 3:48pm
December 27, 2016
Wild Side Column: How do those little birds keep warm?
Now that we have nearly a foot of snow on the ground and the thermometer plunged to 25 degrees below zero last night, it really feels like winter....
December 27, 2016 - 2:37pm
September 3, 2015
Wild Side: Aerial acrobats off to South America
This summer has been a fine one around here except for some high-intensity rainstorms. Rain has been frequent enough that we haven’t had to...
September 3, 2015 - 2:13pm
March 6, 2015
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
We really enjoyed bird watching in Florida this winter. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a checklist of 255 species of birds observed...
March 6, 2015 - 8:24am
May 9, 2012
Wild Side: Extreme trout fishing in N.C.
Twenty years ago my brother John and his friend Dan Heindl started a Boy Scout troop in Madison Wisconsin to teach boys character and about the...
May 9, 2012 - 3:36pm
March 7, 2012
Wild Side: Migrating birds welcome friends in the south
The Audubon Society has sponsored a Christmas bird count for 112 years. Christmas Bird Count data from all over the country has revealed a northward...
March 7, 2012 - 11:00am
February 15, 2012
Wild Side: A startling view of North America from space
In 1966, the author Stewart Brand lobbied the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to release photos of the Earth from outer...
February 15, 2012 - 10:27am
February 8, 2012
Wild Side: Monumental trees
Orion dancing across the sky on a clear winter night is beautiful. The light from most of the stars in the Orion constellation has travelled...
February 8, 2012 - 9:08am
October 26, 2011
Wildside: October beach bums
I'm not a fan of weddings and funerals, but to maintain domestic tranquillity, we traveled to northern Michigan to attend a wedding of Carol's...
October 26, 2011 - 1:48pm
August 31, 2011
Wild Side: Brook trout thriving in restored Pine Creek
Eastern brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) are the native trout in eastern North America. Brook trout are char, related to lake trout, bull...
August 31, 2011 - 2:46pm
August 3, 2011
Wildside: Seeking refuge by paddling
The recent extremely hot weather has driven many of us to seek refuge on the cool water. The Lower St. Croix River and most northern Wisconsin...
August 3, 2011 - 10:38am
June 15, 2011
Wildside: Uncovering the dirt on dirt
Many years ago, Milo Harpstead, my Soils professor at U.W. Stevens Point, began his lecture by informing us that the thin layer of topsoil that...
June 15, 2011 - 3:23pm