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Icy driveways and stranded drivers: Your valentine has been delayed in transit

There’s an old saying about the United States Postal Service: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night ...

Preserving a memory: A meditation on home and memorial benches

When someone is diagnosed with a terminal illness, how do we choose to preserve the memory of that person? Radio ...

‘Mark’ing a tradition, 40-years and counting

Mark Hendrickson, Mark Hanson and Mark Johnson are best friends. The three Marks are like any group of friends -  ...

Come opening day: A hunter’s reflection from the woods

Deer hunters across the state are gearing up for another gun season opener, with hopes of getting that big buck. ...

From mines to mosaics: Artist draws inspiration from nature underground

There is a balance in nature that intrigues Heidi Dyas-McBeth, who specializes in mosaic art. Working at The Mining & ...

Madison hiker uses her platform to encourage everyone to get outdoors

A day spent outside is a good day for Dini (Dineo) Dowd. “It's very important. It's good for your health. ...

Protecting the bats of the Kickapoo Caverns

Off a winding country road in rural Crawford County, the cave system known as Kickapoo Caverns has been attracting visitors ...

Milwaukee woman on a mission to foster hope with Peace Garden Project MKE

The sound of gunfire in Milwaukee can shatter the peace and Camille Mays is no stranger to gun violence. She ...

Botanical dyer creates colors from nature

Working out of the Spring Creek Art Works, housed in a historic old auto dealership in Lodi, Kipp Inglis dyes ...

UW-Madison geoscientists working to decolonize science

In the wake of the Pandemic, UW-Madison geology Ph.D. student Ethan Parrish and Vertebrate Paleontologist Dave Lovelace Ph.D. sparked a ...

Equine sanctuary gives horses a home

One day Erin Kelly Groth, executive director of Amazing Grace Equine Sanctuary, was on her way to work when she ...

Manitowoc County woman leads by example at one of the state’s largest dairy farms

Sunrise over Lake Michigan signals the start of the new day at one of Manitowoc County’s largest dairy farms. Like ...

Rethinking consumption at the Dane County Landfill

Estimates show that it takes roughly 450 years for a plastic water bottle to decompose. While this number is staggering, ...

Jungle Jay is living the dream at Safari Lake Geneva

On 75 acres of former farmland, Jungle Jay Christie is living out his childhood dream. If you didn’t know it, ...

Connecting with nature alongside Madison’s naturalist-in-residence Qwantese Winters

Qwantese Winters' goal is to get people outside more. As Madison Public Library's Naturalist-in-Residence 2023, she wants people to think ...