BOOK EXPERIENCE

A (b)log of learning through the science of nature

How to Know Your Snow(fall forecast)
2023-01-18 14:19 "There's no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear."    I've heard this phrase at least once every winter I've lived here. In fact, I've only ever heard this phrase while living in...
Prayer of the Woods
2022-12-14 09:32 To the person who passes through this place… my visit to Franklin Nature Trail              It’s been about four months since I’ve moved to Eagle River, and a great deal of the surrounding area stil...
The Buck Stops Here...
2022-11-18 09:46 One Rookie's Hunting Experience   Deer hunting is one of Wisconsin's most time-honored traditions, and one method the DNR uses to manage its herd of white-tailed deer. In fact, gun deer hunt...
7 Ways to Improve Habitat on your Lakefront
2022-10-21 10:20 As a lakefront property owner, you most likely enjoy some aspect of waterfront living whether that be fishing, swimming, the aesthetic value, or wildlife viewing. Like many others, you may be disappoi...
What's on your bucket list?
2022-09-16 09:23 How I checked off a “bucket list” item   What are your absolute “must do’s” in this lifetime?   I find that my list often changes from year to year as I change and grow as a person, but a few item...
Raven or Crow?
2022-08-26 09:13 A familiar sight that I often see on my drive to and from work, or really anywhere around the Northwoods, is medium to large-sized black birds flying overhead, perched in trees, or hopping along the s...
Way Up There: Canoe Trip to the Boundary Waters
2022-06-29 14:22 Last year, I had the opportunity to join a group of friends on what I consider a “pretty awesome trip.”   "X" marks out campsite. Red indicates our canoe route.   It all began when a friend aske...
Changing Lives One Student at a Time
2022-05-19 15:52 On a cold winter morning in 1995, I stepped into a big van with 11 of my classmates, our environmental science high school teacher, and our luggage for the weekend. While we went on many adventures to...