Getting Out

Knight Life: Milkweed key to boosting monarch population

As I made my way through Putnam Park one evening in early summer, I was distracted by two women plucking milkweed leaves.

3 days ago
Field Notes 8/28/15

Many seasons start in September

3 days ago
Knight Life: Legacy forest created in four northern Wisconsin counties (w/video)

SOLON SPRINGS — There are no big timber companies anymore.

1 week ago
Event on Saturday focuses on all aspects of prairies

As its name implies, Prairie Days in Downsville on Saturday is all about prairies. 

1 week ago
Knight Life: Spinning for success on late summer Chippewa River fishing outing

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Gary Welch pulled out his really smart phone Tuesday morning as we prepared to launch his boat on the Chippewa River.

2 weeks ago
Hours changed for opening day duck hunting

The Natural Resources Board approved the state’s 2015 waterfowl hunting season Wednesday, and changes include opening day shooting hours that will begin a half-hour

2 weeks ago
Knight Life: In wake of lion killing, Americans shouldn't tell Africans how to manage wildlife

Just outside Kruger National Park in South Africa is a wildlife rehabilitation center where you can stop to feed vultures and see large animals up close that you might have

3 weeks ago
Map shows safe bike routes of Chippewa Valley

A recently published free bicycling map shows bike-friendly street routes and trails across this part of the state.

3 weeks ago