Grant Project Blends Art and Conservation

Grant Project Blends Art and Conservation

Katie Martin-Meurer and her 3-D Concepts classes at UW-Milwaukee displayed their beautiful work at Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee in spring 2017. This unique blend of art and conservation was the culmination of two semesters of students who chose to commit their projects to promoting a better understanding of insects in our world. Insect populations […]

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Building a home for insects

Building a home for insects

Insect family seeks cozy home in quiet neighborhood… Insects aren’t so different from us; they too need a safe space to grow and raise their young. While many of us may have a tense relationship with insects, they are crucial to any healthy ecosystem—from our yards and gardens to forests and prairies. Even farms and […]

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Eagle watching on the Fox River

Eagle watching on the Fox River

Eagle watching in Wisconsin was once impossible. In the winter of 1987-1988, 1000 Islands Environmental Center in Kaukuana, Wisconsin, was the location of the first bald eagle sighting in decades. Slowly and steadily, thanks to many legal protections and regulations (including those offered by the Endangered Species Act and the Environmental Protection Agency), those wintering […]

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