BOOK EXPERIENCE

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

Remembering the deadliest fire in US history
2021-10-07 09:28 The Peshtigo Fire of 1871   2021 has been a hot year for many places around the world. We already know that June 2021 has been the hottest on record in the contiguous United States per the National ...
Fall Color Wonder
2021-09-16 09:08 A Look at Why Leaves Change Color:   September is a month of transition for the Northwoods. Kids are back to school with busy schedules; the long, hot days of going to the beach come to an end; and ...
How to rescue a flipped canoe
2021-08-20 09:00 Performing a T-rescue in deep water -   Whether you are new or experienced in a canoe, flipping into the water is an expected accident. If/when you experience a flip, it can be difficult to right th...
Shoo, Fly!
2021-08-05 17:26 One thing we've heard a lot of lately: "Ugh! The flies are so bad here!"  Indeed, it has been a pretty terrible season of late for both deer flies and horse flies in the Northwoods. Both are memb...
Ramping Up an Education Icon - Juday Hall
2021-07-19 15:29 Juday Hall is the first building that you see as you enter Trees For Tomorrow's (TFT) campus.  This building, along with several others on campus, was constructed in the mid-1930s as part of the ...
Dragonflies vs. Damselflies
2021-06-24 17:17 Lets discuss Damsels vs. Dragons - and no, I’m not talking about damsels in distress being saved from the dragon by a knight in shining armor. I’m talking about those colorful and fascinating insects ...
Hike the Sam Campbell Trail in Eagle River
2021-06-08 13:15 Looking for a short, scenic and educational hike near Eagle River? I’ve got a great trail for you! The Sam Campbell Memorial trail is 25 minutes from the Trees For Tomorrow (TFT) campus and well worth...
Nest Boxes In My Backyard
2021-05-08 10:49 It's spring here in the Northwoods again! There are many reasons to love spring: warmer weather, outdoor activities, flowers blooming, and….baby season!!! If you love seeing baby animals and want ...