2013 stories that shaped Walworth County
DELAVAN — Newspapers are like a snapshot. Each issue chronicles a slice of life in our communities at the time. In 2013, we reported on many events that became important stories for those who live in Walworth County. In this, our last edition of 2013, we take a look back at five of those stories that shaped the news.
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Lake Geneva is for the birds
LAKE GENEVA — As tourists arrive in Lake Geneva each spring, so too do migratory birds. Tying the two together isn't new, but sometimes it takes extra effort to appreciate our feathered friends.
On May 19, Lynn Greene reported on Lake Geneva's designation as a bird city.
The Bird City program aims to ensure that Wisconsin maintains a healthy population of birds in rural and urban settings. The program is a coalition led by the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Audubon Society, the Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative and the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology.
Jeff Wall was appointed to the Lake Geneva Avian Committee two years ago and after a bird event drew nearly 100 people last year, he began promoting Lake Geneva as a bird city.
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