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On the second Tuesday of every month, we hear from our contributors in the field. Susan Knight and Gretchen Gerrish both work for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Limnology at Trout Lake Station. Scott Bowe is the Director of Kemp Natural Resources Station.

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On the second Tuesday of every month, we hear from our contributors in the field. Susan Knight and Gretchen Gerrish both work for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Limnology at Trout Lake Station. Scott Bowe is the Director of Kemp Natural Resources Station.

    Wood and the Dog Days of Summer

    Wood and the Dog Days of Summer

    In this month's installment of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses how wood moves.

    • 4 min
    Field Notes: Nettlesome Plants

    Field Notes: Nettlesome Plants

    As we move through the season, keep your eye out for these unloved plants. They are all native to Wisconsin and belong here just as the maples and hazelnuts and lady slippers belong in our woods.

    • 4 min
    The importance of Miner Bees as Northwoods pollinators

    The importance of Miner Bees as Northwoods pollinators

    In this month's installment of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses miner bees, important pollinators.

    • 5 min
    Field Notes: Fresh Eggs through the Winter

    Field Notes: Fresh Eggs through the Winter

    What it's like raising chickens through a Northwoods winter.

    • 4 min
    Botany of beverages

    Botany of beverages

    In this month's Field Notes, Susan Knight discusses what some Olympic athletes have in common with beer.

    • 5 min
    Sounds from nature

    Sounds from nature

    In this month's installment of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses the wood we use in acoustic guitars.

    • 4 min

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