Environment


Antlers: The real horror story is that white tailed deer have COVID

SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, is proving to be resilient even with vaccination of roughly 60% of the human population.

Read More


Enbridge threatens Lake Superior

Line 3 was routed out of Canada and into the water-rich 1855 Treaty Territory after Enbridge achieved what is known as “regulatory capture.

Read More


Growing old forests

Northern Wisconsin was once covered with extensive old growth forests.

Read More


Let’s price carbon now and let’s do it equitably

When I first started gardening in 1974, frost took the cold sensitive plants down the very first weekend in September.

Read More


Are forests only commodities?

Everywhere we go we see the scars of logging in our county and state forests.

Read More


It is not too late to halt Line 3 for health.

The Anishinaabe peoples are one group who will be negatively impacted. Their tribal lands and livelihoods are threatened.

Read More


Help Pollinators By Collecting Wild Common Milkweed Seedpods In Select Central Sands-Area Counties

The DNR seeks donations of mature milkweed seedpods from select Wisconsin counties to aid plantings on state prairies.

Read More


Kohler’s disrespect of indigenous people is par for the course

Ancestral remains were found in seven locations, and we won’t know if additional remains will be disturbed until the bulldozers begin razing the old-growth forest. The property has at least four burial mounds and is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.

Read More


Reimagine waste: Capturing and reusing carbon to build a better world

If something is not bigger, more expensive, shinier, full of greater functionality and more expensive, it is just not new enough, not good enough. This is a flawed perspective. 

Read More


Reimagine waste: Creative perspectives

Following Earth Week, the 51st Earth Day, and my 45th birthday, I had an idea for a series of articles that we are launching this week, called “reimagine waste.”

Read More