For the latest information on the Decorah eaglets and the surviving falcon from Great Spirit Bluff along the Mississippi River, go to their Facebook page.
Killing animals is a necessary evil for natural history. A lot of research relies on the collection of wild specimens. Curbing the practice could hamper science.
Like people from Chicago, sandhill cranes prefer summers in Wisconsin, too, and it seems like we are seeing a lot more of them lately.
I love the 1937 poetic documentary film "The River," that I'm showing today about the Mississippi River. Not only does The River mention Wisconsin, it also cites the Rock River twice.
John is concerned about many things involving the Milton School Board and administration, including the latest lame duck session the Board held.
The new father in the original Decorah eagles nest seems to be doing well and with the experienced mother have a new hatchling.
With the passing of the Milton schools referendum, John believes the real work now begins for the Milton School Board
Thanks to the Raptor Resource Project, EagleCam operators and Eagle Whisperer 18, we get to enjoy the Decorah North Nest parents delicately feed their eaglets.
The Milwaukee Public Museum asked to use footage from my red-winged blackbird video for potential use in a museum video. "Of course!" I said.
While John acknowledges the need for improvements in the Milton schools, he will vote no on the referendum due to the lack of transparency in top administration.
The Decorah eagles have been through a lot lately, protecting their eggs in harsh weather and being attacked by owls for much of the night. Maybe that's why you will see mom Decorah sleep through a nest infestation of mice. And the Decorahs have lost an egg, but the Raptor Resource Project d…
In reflection on Lincoln’s birthday and his legacy, John asks whether Lincoln’s call to commitment to our democracy will resound and gain our earnest response.
Glen Loyd is awaiting delivery of "Margaret's War," a new novel written by Wisconsin's Bill Stokes, one of the Midwest's foremost writers.
On the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, John is shocked by the attack on our state democracy by the GOP-controlled legislature.