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Dan Wilcox

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
October 26, 2011
View of Agate Bay of Lake Superior from Brockway Mountain on the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan. Isle Royale is barely visible on the horizon to the right. Dan Wilcox photo.
Wildside: October beach bums
October 26, 2011 - 1:48pm
August 31, 2011
Doug Snow of River Falls with a male brook trout in spawning colors last week on Pine Creek. Dan Wilcox photo.
Wild Side: Brook trout thriving in restored Pine Creek
August 31, 2011 - 2:46pm
August 3, 2011
Bill Smith canoeing Mayes Ledges on the Bois Bruce River in 2007 with Sue Smith observing. Carol Wilcox photo.
Wildside: Seeking refuge by paddling
August 3, 2011 - 10:38am
June 15, 2011
Ephemeral gully showing unacceptable soil loss from a field east of River Falls.  There used to be a grass waterway there. Photo by Dan Wilcox
Wildside: Uncovering the dirt on dirt
June 15, 2011 - 3:23pm
May 25, 2011
Elk hair caddisfly, magnified about 20 times. Dan Wilcox photo
Wild Side: Caddisflies excite trout, anglers
May 25, 2011 - 3:29pm
April 13, 2011
Wild Side: Spring peeper calling
April 13, 2011 - 2:11pm