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…

It’s finally starting to resemble winter out there, and it’s about time — for the next couple of weeks we’ll be into the shortest days of the year.

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Got up early this morning. Gemini shook me before 4 a.m., begging me to step into the cold to see the meteors it was spitting out of its const…

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This is a story about blue jays, corncobs, squirrels and a ruffed grouse. It began with my pursuit of a photo of a blue jay either in flight o…

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MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a proposed change to the wa…

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So this is where I shifted gears, where I threw off autumn like the maples and birches let loose of their leaves. I reluctantly let go of autu…

Everyone needs a good holiday story, especially this year. Bird fans all over the country were enchanted last week by the adventures of Rockef…

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MADISON — Anyone looking for a holiday gift for outdoor enthusiasts can purchase the new 2021 Wisconsin State Park admission sticker or trail …

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Orion was there to guide me. The hunter of the winter sky was on stand above my stand. I walked through the hayfield directly toward Orion, hi…

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The holiday season is upon us, such at it is these days with family gatherings being tied to COVID-19 outbreaks and everyone either being in q…