The season of cold and white is in a mellowing mood as March, week two concludes.
Among the land conservation issues likely to be addressed by the Legislature during this session will be state trust lands and the revenue they produce for schools.
The smallest owl in our north woods is the saw whet. Even though it’s only eight inches tall, it’s quite common and often seen and heard in our conifer forests.
Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now. Welcome, Chel.
Enter March, what happened to February? As the territory heads into month three, the atmospheric conditions have been less than lamb-like.
Spring is in the air and my angler friends are stirring.
Welcome back to Magnetic North, where we ricochet between spring mush and winter ice within the space of a long weekend. I prefer mush.
February’s end is in sight, and with it, the weather has yo-yoed since we last met. The thaw that we missed in January caught up with folks in the northland during week three.
Recently, en route on the Information Highway to other things, I stumbled upon a 2009 New York Times story about urban dwellers who are turning to hunting as way to acquire healthy, inexpensive meat.