Comments on the Wisconsin DNR Species Status Assessment

May 20th, 2013 The recently proposed changes to the Wisconsin DNR endangered species list are a troubling distortion of wildlife vigor.  The proposed removal of species such as Blanding's Turtle, American fever-few and Prairie Indian-Plantain, among others, favors unsustainable development, and leaves even more of our native species increasingly vulnerable to extinction. The Wisconsin DNR … Continue reading Comments on the Wisconsin DNR Species Status Assessment


One foggy morning Calhoun started walking. He walked out the door, down the walk, and blindly followed the street by tapping the storm sewers with his cane. The walk became steep, the ground uneven and loose. He walked for about an hour and suddenly stopped.   Geology study 130416.01

Pasque Flower (Anemone patens)

Pasque Flower (Anemone patens) On the first heated afternoon of a slow moving spring Guided by the knowledge of sensible mentoring A rocky hill climb to spot hundreds of rare sightings The scarcity of such sights is worrisome Nearly all of the prairies now wastelands Deserts of irreversible greed Neighboring land owners are senselessly blind … Continue reading Pasque Flower (Anemone patens)