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Black Earth Rettenmund Prairie, SNA #210 (29/674)

Black Earth Rettenmund Prairie is a well-managed dry-mesic prairie on a low ridge containing over 80 prairie species.  I have always considered this a sister site to… 213 more words

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Pleasant Valley Conservancy, SNA #551 (28/674)

I could probably write a small novel summarizing my numerous visits to Pleasant Valley Conservancy, but I’ll hold that for a chapter in my memoirs (ha!).   370 more words

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Ledgeview firefighter shares story after surviving tractor rollover

A De Pere man is lucky to be alive after a tractor rolled on top of him in July.

“Waking up from a induced coma to waking up to notice your leg is missing is pretty life changing,” said Jason “Jake” Pansier. 519 more words


New Observatory Woods, SNA #28 (27/674)

Another classic Wisconsin forest is found at New Observatory Woods.  As this is a University of Wisconsin Board of Regent-owned parcel and permission is required from the UW Arboretum to visit, I will not disclose the location.   158 more words

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Olson Oak Woods, SNA #157 (26/674)

Olson Oak Woods represents a quintessential forest in the state of Wisconsin.  It contains many white and black oaks as well as a mixture of black cherry, bur oak, red oak, hickory, elm, and basswood.   240 more words

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Sugar River Wetlands, SNA #299 (25/674)

Wetlands including sedge meadow, fen, and wet prairie can be found at Sugar River Wetlands, certainly one of the more ‘urban’ SNA’s in terms of its proximity to a major population center in the state.   313 more words

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Day 2146, November 25, 2015 - November Flowers

So after we got all that snow last weekend, it started to get warmer this week and the snow started to melt. Under the snow up popped these flowers?!?!?! 52 more words

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