A Clay-colored Sparrow is foraging on the ground. The bird is small, streaky brown, and scratching up leaf litter with its foot.

Watching Out for Warblers…and Windows

May 16, 2024

By Emma Lather | Environmental Educator AmeriCorps Member, September 2023 – August 2024 As an undergrad, I got hooked on Pokémon Go. In grad school, I got hooked on birding. The similarities are uncanny; I wander through the tall grass in search of new creatures to capture in my Pokéball (binoculars), record in my Pokédex…

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Spring into Ephemerals

May 2, 2024

In Wisconsin, we’re familiar enough with the unpredictable Midwestern weather to know that the phrase “April showers bring May flowers” might just mean snow showers! But did you know that despite the saying, and the sometimes uncooperative weather, many native flowers actually bloom well before May?

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