The Bridges, a newsletter from the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, featured a good article about lichens by Jaime Kenowski. (Fall 2021) As Dr. James Bennett, who is an emeritus professor of botany of UW-Madison, once said. "Lichens, you've probably spent your life overlooking them, but … [Read more...]
Archives for March 2022
I love spring when the branches of the red twig dogwood begin to again glow a brilliant red. What an awesome sight. Red twig dogwood (Cornus sericea) is a great native plant to have in your landscape. From their white blossoms in the spring, and their deep green foliage in summer, to their … [Read more...]
Congratulations to the WCHF 2022 Inductees!
The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2022 Induction of Gordon A. Bubolz, Arlen Christenson, and Kathleen Falk. Gordon A. Bubolz (1905–1990) was a man of contrasts. He was a mix of a conservative business leader and state senator (1945–1953) who was … [Read more...]
WOFVAC 2022 Native Plant, Tree and Shrub Sale
Hi, All! -- On the 3rd of February I had a total knee replacement of my right knee. In about eight weeks, I will have the other knee done. I anticipate going up north during June for the pink lady’s slippers (Cypripedium acaule). During the next couple of months, I will be checking in occasionally. … [Read more...]