The Decorah, Iowa eagles begin courtship in October, productive mating in late January or early February, and egg-laying in mid to late February. Hatching usually begins in late March to early April. -- Raptor Resource Project
When you go owlingYou don't need wordsOr warmOr anything but hope.That's what Pa saysThe kind of hopeThat flies on silent wingsUnder a shining owl moon--By Jane YolenThere are a lot of legends and lore about the nocturnal owl and the moon. I like a popular story on You Tube entitled Owl Moon…
What's more appropriate at Thanksgiving than the Amazing Dancing Turkeys I encountered at UW Arboretum? They are so talented and show off so much, no one would dare eat them!
This story revolves around singer Niall Horan from One Direction. I am an old man but after watching this Vevo video of him (below), I get why young people enjoy him so much.
The Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad was founded in Rock Island, Illinois in 1851. It was an important line and songs were written about it, but this "Rock Island" line was liquidated in bankruptcy in 1980.
Wisconsin pioneers of the 1830s and '40s--largely Irish, German and Scandinavian immigrants--came west on paddlewheel steamboats. They harvested lumber from Wisconsin forests and shipped it to Chicago and eastern markets in hundreds of specialized lumber schooners. Boat makers in Wisconsin p…
We are seeing more and more pelicans in Wisconsin. They fly up the Mississippi River and follow the Rock River North. Glen Loyd found a colony on Lake Michigan in Sheboygan.