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Waukesha County Man Takes Hands On Approach To Building Theremins

Charles Collins has always enjoyed tinkering with electronics. He spent time three decades ago fixing instruments in a music store. ...

Watching The Chimney Swifts At Dusk

On August 31st, I hear that the chimney swifts are roosting in the brick chimney at Our Lady Queen of ...

The Beast Of The East Hill: An Urban Wildlife Tracking Expedition

Was it a badger? Was it a bobcat? Or was it just an abnormally large, trash-eating house cat? Author BJ ...

Baileys Harbor Range Lights Guide Boats To Safety

In 1869, when the range lights were built, Baileys Harbor was considered the only safe harbor north of Milwaukee. The ...

One Tough Rock: Central Wisconsin’s Rib Mountain Survived Volcanoes, Erosion And Glaciers

There's a rumor that Rib Mountain in central Wisconsin is an extinct volcano. It seems somewhat reasonable...You can see it ...

Human Powered: Community Gardens In Green Bay Fight Food Insecurity, Empower Cultures

Across Wisconsin, there are people struggling to access healthy and culturally appropriate foods. It’s a complex issue that some communities, ...

Calling The Crops: Finding Solace In Fruits And Vegetables

As the coronavirus pandemic has left more people stuck inside, a yearning to get back to nature has flourished. This ...

Starship Robots Keep Hungry UW-Madison Students Fed

If you've been to Madison sometime in the past year, chances are you've seen them — stout strangers from a ...

No Man Ever Steps In The Same River Twice: Fishing the Eau Claire

It’s only human to want to relive the past, to recreate the good old days. But, it’s a tough task; ...

When Wisconsin United Against The Polio Virus

Decades before COVID-19, there was an epidemic story with a happy ending. During the 20th century, Americans pulled together to ...

Snow Makers Keeping Wintertime Fun

When the temperatures drop and the snow flies in Kewaskum, most people hunker down. For Jason Wood and Danny Dorn, ...

Father Tony Devoted to his Flock of Prize Chickens

On a rural road in flat, fertile farmland not far from Sturgeon Bay, you may find a large sculpture of ...

Milwaukee Area Native Named National Geographic’s 2020 Explorer Of The Year

Corey Jaskolski grew up in and around Milwaukee and loved visiting the Milwaukee Public Museum as a child. "My mom ...

Tilia The Conservation Dog: Sniffing Out Invasives In Wisconsin

Every spring, when the wild parsnip sprouts and the elusive salamanders begin to breed, the team at Mequon Nature Preserve ...

A Place Called Deer Camp: A Wisconsin Cabin’s Transformation

For many Wisconsinites, deer hunting is more than just a seasonal hobby. It’s an opportunity to slow things down for ...