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Five Keys to a Fun Family Hike
2022-04-26 16:21 During uncertain times of late, I think we've all been searching for a way to keep busy and get our kids and families outside more than usual. Hiking is something my family has always done. This p...
Raised Bed Gardening
2022-04-01 15:35 Gardening in the Northwoods is not easy, even during the best of times. With the Northwoods' sand- and clay-based soils, short growing season, and wind transported seeds constantly blowing into th...
Silver Syrup
2022-02-24 17:36 Can I tap Silver Maples to make maple syrup?   The short answer is, YES! In fact, it was stated by early Ohio settlers that Silver Maple sap is superior to other maple sap varietals in terms of suga...
Survival In the Snow
2022-01-25 13:18 The Subnivean Layer - Ever Heard of it? Few things are more magical than a Northwoods winter. The sun sparkles on the snowy white blanket making everything shimmer. Conifer branches bow low to the gr...
Hygge- what a weird-looking word!
2022-01-14 15:18 Hygge- what a weird-looking word! The term is increasing in popularity here in the US, so maybe you've seen it before. Hygge (pronounced "Hue-gah") is a Danish term that basically means "happin...
A PAWsitively Thrilling Silent Sport
2021-12-14 09:00 Recreational Skijoring      (Pictured right) TFT educator and author Bethany Heft with one of her favorite sled dogs - Blossom. Working with sled dogs requires both the dogs and musher have mutual re...
Landowner Help is Just a Call Away!
2021-11-12 09:30 Landowner Help is Just a Call Away!   Are you new to owning land? Or maybe just new to wanting to manage your land? Do you wish you knew more about what land management was in general? There are so ...
My Customized Northwoods Adventure
2021-10-18 13:57 INTRODUCING Guest blogger Rita Harris! Rita, an alumni of Trees For Tomorrow (TFT), was missing the Road Scholar opportunities on campus in 2021. Due to the pandemic, Road Scholar (a national organiza...