Monthly Archives: July 2016

Snapshot Wisconsin: Let’s discover Wisconsin’s wildlife together!

By Susan Frett, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Snapshot Wisconsin is a new program from Wisconsin DNR, University of Wisconsin and UW-Extension to more fully monitor wildlife populations with the help of volunteers and crowd-sourcing. Volunteers in Wisconsin with access to private land can sign up to host trail cameras to capture images of wildlife going about their normal routines. Anyone in the world with access to the internet can help out by going online...

Two silent auction items for the birds (and bird-lovers)

By Rachel Hollingworth, Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin Tim Eisele, one of our own board members, has chosen to donate two silent auction items this year, including a birdhouse and a framed photo that comes with an International Crane Foundation Membership. The photo, pictured below, features the first Wisconsin whooping crane hatched in the wild since the 1800s. To learn more about Tim, the birdhouse and his photograph, you can read his Q&A with us below....