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March 14, 2019
A University of Wisconsin-Superior professor has co-developed a device to help combat the seasonal loss of beehives. Submitted photo
UWS professor, retired staff member develop beekeeping device
March 14, 2019 - 3:54pm
March 12, 2019
Douglas County Council meets to discuss deer hunt totals, 2019 recommendations
March 12, 2019 - 11:42am
March 10, 2019
Black-capped chickadees don’t put on much extra winter fat. Instead, they store fuel outside their bodies in the form of food caches. Photo by Emily Stone.
Natural Connections: Winter birds at the Sax-Zim Bog
March 10, 2019 - 4:59pm
March 4, 2019
Photo courtesy of Wisconsin DNR  A trail camera catches a picture of an American marten in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Inconsistent snowpack in recent years is one reason conservation biologists are turning to trail cameras to help research and monitor marten populations.
DNR turns camera on endangered marten
March 4, 2019 - 10:56am
March 3, 2019
Wisconsin wants rare plant detectives
March 3, 2019 - 2:48pm
March 2, 2019
More fish running up Bois Brule River
March 2, 2019 - 7:47am
February 24, 2019
Manmade snow holds up better than natural snow in warm temperatures, so the early season loop at the Birkie start area is still skiable even after unseasonably warm weather. Photo by Emily Stone
Natural Connections: Come ski; have fun; be sustainable
February 24, 2019 - 3:04am
February 19, 2019
Wisconsin flu season has been milder than last year but health officials caution it's not over yet
February 19, 2019 - 8:24am
February 18, 2019
Courtesy of Wisconsin Sea Grant Chin Wu, left, a civil and environmental engineer and professor at the University of Wisconsin, and Coastal Engineer Gene Clark of Wisconsin Sea Grant, size up the mainland sea caves at the Apostle Island National Lakeshore. The pair, along with Wu’s graduate students designed and installed the system that supports SeaCavesWatch.org.
Wisconsin Sea Grant engineer retires
February 18, 2019 - 4:38am
February 16, 2019
Alliance hosts winter stroll Feb. 23 along the St. Louis River
February 16, 2019 - 1:41pm
February 9, 2019
Ally Moser Scott, a master’s student at UW-Madison, is catching and counting mice and other small mammals near Clam Lake this winter. Photo by Emily Stone
Natural Connections: Very cold, small mammals
February 9, 2019 - 9:44am
February 4, 2019
A car drives through flowing water over County Road L near Bennett during the June flooding. (Telegram file)
How the flooding flows: Study reveals patterns in northern Wisconsin
February 4, 2019 - 6:08pm
February 2, 2019
Bill McNee / Wisconsin DNR  Light flecking on the top of an ash tree can be a sign of EAB infections.
Woodpeckers pinpoint emerald ash borer larvae during winter
February 2, 2019 - 5:17am
February 1, 2019
Superior, Douglas County work together on wetland mitigation
February 1, 2019 - 4:57am
January 30, 2019
The emerald ash borer is a small, metallic green beetle native to Asia that is about 1/2 inch long and 1/8 inch wide. Special to The Forum
A benefit of extreme cold: It kills the dreaded emerald ash borer
January 30, 2019 - 6:55pm