Natural Connections: Wolf!
"My trail camera captured this wolf as it walked out of my driveway after taking a nap in the woods."
Tribute To John Haack
Washburn County Lakes & Rivers Association lost one of its best friends and supporters with John’s recent passing.
The following is a snapshot of the weather outlook for the next 7 days for our area counties.
Natural Connections: Least Weasels In The Subnivean Zone
"I found myself a bit jealous of the “weasel of the snow” today as I ventured into a sparkling, -21-degree morning"
Frederic’s Trade River Ski Trail Is Open
The early January snowfall has provided enough base to open the Trade River Ski Trail just south of Frederic.
Natural Connections: The Fun Of Sledding
"Even in adults, it’s likely that play can release tension, improve the immune system, and ward off disease. What do you say to that?"
Natural Connections: Fragile Threads
"I know, for now, that I can trust myself, but I must trust others as well."
Natural Connections: 'Snowflakes: Growing Up Wild'
"Gazing out of my window, I imagined myself as a snowflake: tossed through the clouds, experiencing new environments, and growing up wild."
Natural Connections: Subnivean Experiments
"I’m not going to put any ice cream at risk this winter, but I am going to watch eagerly as my experiment in the snow plays out."
Natural Connections: Cozy Carpenter Ants
"By fueling the birds’ metabolisms, the ants themselves are just as important to winter warmth in the wild as the logs they live in are to the cozy fires of people."
DNR Seeking Public Comment On ATV And UTV Trail Guidelines
Comment Deadline Is December 23, 2021.
Nine-Day Gun Deer Hunt Harvest Totals Released
2021 Nine-Day Gun Deer Hunt Harvest Totals And License Sales Now Available
Natural Connections: Inspired From The Ocean To Idaho
"Yep, I thought with a smile on my face, a phone call from a friend can be just the thing."
Natural Connections: Not Mosquitoes
"A trip to New Zealand may be in order someday, but for now, I’m just happy to know that it wasn’t a pack of mosquitoes still trying to invade my house in November!"
Southbound Lanes On US 53 To Open Friday In Washburn County Town Of Trego
First of two-year, $17.7 million interchange project to be completed this month
Natural Connections: Trick Or Treat With A Jagged Ambush Bug
"Stink bugs have the tricks, flowers have the treats, and ambush bugs are those twisted people who love to jump out of the shadows and yell 'Boo!'"
Natural Connections: Celebrating All Hallowtide: A Naturalist’s View Of Death
“Every year we have been witness to it: how the world descends into a rich mash, in order that it may resume.”
DNR: Fall 2021 Wolf Hunt Update
DNR today announced that licenses have not been issued to state hunters and trappers for the Fall 2021 wolf hunt.
This Week's Northwest WI Regional Construction Update
This week’s updates from WisDOT on road construction projects for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.
Natural Connections: A Spooky Walk With Extra Legs
"Feeling restless with the early dark? Take a night hike and let Nature be your Halloween!"
Natural Connections: Flights Of Fall In The Boundary Waters
"I’m grateful to have squeezed in this late-season trip, and have witnessed some of the last flights of fall."