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
In this month's installment of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses how wood moves.
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.
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.
Field Notes: Fresh Eggs through the Winter
What it's like raising chickens through a Northwoods winter.
Botany of beverages
In this month's Field Notes, Susan Knight discusses what some Olympic athletes have in common with beer.
Sounds from nature
In this month's installment of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses the wood we use in acoustic guitars.