Man, it’s a cold fright. Like seven inches from the polar vortex tonight. I look out the dining room window at the vehicle of sun, fun and sum…

By the time this goes to print, we’ll be at the end of two weeks of below-zero weather.

There’s life in the dead and dread of winter this morning. It’s cold — I’m seeing 22 degrees below — but there’s feathered and four-legged mov…

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It’s three-quarters of a mile by trail to make my corn delivery. I have two stops. After winding through a meadow, my snowshoe trail abruptly …

People complain a lot about the last weeks of winter and how they seem to go by slowly.

A few weeks ago, you may have read the story by the Ashland Daily Press’ own Rick Olivo about common terns and their considerable breeding suc…

I’ve been complaining at length in this column about how few birds are coming to my feeders, and as the winter progresses my situation hasn’t …

Sometimes I don’t want to know it, don’t want to see it, don’t want to hear about it. But it’s pretty hard to avoid when it’s literally in my …

A few weeks ago when I wrote about red-breasted nuthatches I mentioned that I was seeing far fewer birds around the neighborhood and at my fee…

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MADISON — Hunters, farmers, foresters and anyone else interested can help shape deer management in Wisconsin. Now through Wednesday, the publi…

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When I finally made peace with the squirrels a peace came over me, the likes of which I’ve never known in bird feeding. Make that wildlife fee…

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Last week I wrote about the adaptable great horned owl and focused on the basic facts and statistics around this North America favorite. There…

On the first snowshoe trek of the season, tracks following tracks began. When I veered off the wide trail used by snow vehicles, my winding pa…

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EAU CLAIRE — With considerable trepidation, my shaking fingers unsnapped the leash and Darcy plunged into rows of thigh-high grasses and stand…

I’m not sure if it’s the unusually warm weather or the relative lack of snow cover, but there’s been very little activity at my bird feeders t…