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Winter Storytelling - Wetlands Under Snow

Over the next few weeks, the Wetlands Program will share some stories with you of animals that are still using wetlands during the winter months. Come and learn about Otto, Luna, Clarence and others; who they are, and how you can recognize them in a wetland, without ever actually seeing them. 731 more words


Meridian Park, SNA #544 (105/675)

Meridian Park features an interesting collection of natural communities approximately equidistant between the equator and the North Pole (hence the name).  It is accessible from a wayside on the west side of Hwy 57.   242 more words

Wisconsin DNR

Forever Rooted

Before the flood

Red maple trees stood majestic

Sweeping skies with wispy limbs

Bent on tickling castaway clouds

While chickadees played in the boughs

Lulled by waters weeping, seeping… 36 more words


Swing Low

Spanish Moss on a Live Oak.

The Houma and Seminole tribes used Spanish Moss, (also known as Florida Moss, Graybeard, and Grandfather’s Whiskers) to make bedding, fire arrows, and line their canoes to keep the wood from splitting. 42 more words


Kangaroo Lake, SNA #355 (104/675)

Kangaroo Lake features forest and wetland communities surrounding the north end of Kangaroo Lake.  The site is owned partly by the Door County Land Trust and by The Nature Conservancy.   378 more words

Wisconsin DNR

Florida Marsh Preserve