The Big Plant: Native Tree and Pollinator-Friendly Plant Give-Away

Native Plant and Tree Give-Away Aims to Improve Wildlife Habitat Throughout Door County Upcoming tree and plant giveaway events: Saturday, May 1, 9am til plants are gone!  @ Main Street Market, Egg Harbor Saturday, May 8, 9am til plants are gone! @ Southern Door School, Brussels Saturday, May 15, 9am til plants are gone! @…

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Appreciating Spring

Appreciating Spring By Dale Goodner, hike leader, volunteer, and curious citizen  To the avid hiker, ecologist, or wood thrush, there is much more to a forest than just trees. From the very top of the canopy, to the secret recesses of soil, countless life forms occupy and embody the fundamental fabric of the forest.…

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Reading Stories in the Snow

Reading the Stories in the Snow! By Terrie Cooper, Community Conservation Director Winter is my favorite time of year when the secret lives of animals are revealed in their “stories in the snow”. In Wisconsin there are only three mammals that are true hibernators in winter (woodchucks, ground squirrels and bats). The rest of Wisconsin’s…

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The Perfect Cozy Conservation Gift

The Perfect Cozy Conservation Gift. Give the perfect gift this Christmas! Place a bid for a gift basket featuring a hand-crocheted afghan donated by member Maureen McGrath, a copy of the ‘Guide to the Places We Protect’, and candied nuts homemade by Land Trust president Donna DeNardo. Each gift comes with a gift membership for the…

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Puzzling Pollinator Plant Quiz

Test Your Native Plant Knowledge   Sure, pollinating insects and animals are pretty cool and buzz-worthy. But what about their preferred plants? Put your native plant ID knowledge to the test with our pollinator quiz… Want to study up? Learn about the native plants and pollinator garden at Bayshore Blufflands Nature Preserve here >>

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Swimming Upstream with the Chinook

Strawberry Creek, Wisconsin’s most important Chinook salmon stream attracts thousands of spawning salmon each fall. While relatively small in size, Strawberry Creek plays a vital role for the Lake Michigan fisheries. The creek is home to the first stocking and egg collection site for Chinook salmon in Wisconsin and continues to be Wisconsin’s primary source…

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