SPRING Photo contest

Let’s show our gratitude to winter finally ending by capturing the wonderful signs of spring! Upload your favorite pictures of spring in Wisconsin for a chance to win a $25 VISA gift card. Click here to submit a photo.


Good News is No News

A half-century of environmental progress…What? At the end of February, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it would keep in place the national air quality standard for sulfur dioxide emissions the agency proposed and adopted under the Obama administration in 2010. Interest groups weren’t pleased. Some wanted the standard loosened; some wanted it tightened. Rejecting

A Link to The Lumberjacks

Restored logging dam brings history alive Back in the late 19th century, the Round Lake area in Price County would have been teeming with boisterous activity right about now. The arrival of spring marked the end of the logging season that flourished in the surrounding forests in those days. Lumberjacks would set up camp in

Monarchs Still Need Help

Several times these past couple of years I’ve delivered updates on what’s been happening with the monarch butterfly and the decline of other pollinator species in North America. These are obvious concerns from the standpoint of environmental quality; less obvious but very real is our concern over the effect reduced butterfly numbers could have on