Monthly Archives: December 2014

Your winter guide to Wisconsin’s State Natural Areas

By Lindsay Renick Mayer There are those of us who, with the advent of the winter solstice, dread the impending subzero temperatures and inevitable snowstorms, stockpiling hot chocolate and dragging the down comforters out of storage. And then there’s Wisconsin DNR State Natural Areas Program Conservation Biologist Thomas Meyer. “I have this clarity when I’m outside enjoying the winter landscape,” Thomas says. “When I’m out in the summer, there are 500 different shades of green,...

Q&A with Wisconsin from the Air Executive Producer Laurie Gorman

By Lindsay Renick Mayer If you’re anything like those of us at the Natural Resource Foundation of Wisconsin, you’ve been mesmerized over the last few weeks by Wisconsin Public Television’s wildly successful Wisconsin from the Air program. According to Executive Producer Laurie Gorman, Wisconsin Public Television had a record-breaking winter membership drive, with 35 percent of the contributions coming in as a response to Wisconsin from the Air. The hour-long program takes its viewers from...