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July 18, 2018

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After being brought to Northwoods Wildlife Center last December, this male coyote was released back into the wild June 27.
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After being brought to Northwoods Wildlife Center last December, this male coyote was released back into the wild June 27.
The Northwoods Wildlife Center recently released a coyote back into the wild after rehabilitating it. The Wildlife Center cares for and rehabilitates various types of animals, including coyotes. They also keep certain animals, who are not able to be rehabilitated, and use them for educational purposes for both children and adults. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018


Gardening gone wild: Finding edible treasures in the Northwoods
Going from "farm to table" is a phrase that has been thrown around in social circles and news media to decoratively describe the age-old tradition of growing food in your backyard. What is also age-old, and increasingly popular, is the lost art of bringing food from "woods to table," or foraging in the wilderness for edible treasures. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

Vilas County boat decontamination unit ready to hit the launch ramps
Lake health is important to most Northwoods residents and visitor alike. Stopping the spread of invasive species is important to lake health. Through a partnership with UW-Oshkosh, Vilas County has been able to procure use of a pressure washer as a boat decontamination unit to help with this fight. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

Fish like a girl
Every week, we are treated to laughs and life lessons in the column of Leon "Buckshot" Anderson. His "Traveling Trails Less Traveled" is found every week in the Outdoors section and, I have to admit, is always one of my favorite reads of the week. While all of our columnists in the Outdoors section are very informative and a treat to read, Buckshot's storytelling style is often unparalleled. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

traveling trails less traveled
A recent discussion with a visiting angler concerning the Five Lakes Project in Vilas County prompted me to produce this column to inform others about this unique, pristine and highly interesting project concerning this group of five lakes, the beginnings of which began way back in 1946. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

the lake where you live
Birch Lake, where I live, just grazes the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest. I can get to the site off the end of a town road and have visited it several times to enjoy the shade of enormous hemlock trees on a hilltop. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

For the birds
Naturalist and author John Bates gives a presentation on "Fostering and Sustaining Wild Birds with Native Plants" during the North Lakeland Discovery Center Bird Club's summer program series on Monday, June 4, in Manitowish Waters. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

RASTA receives Recreational Trails Act Grant
The Rhinelander Area Silent Trails Association has received two Recreational Trails Act grants from the Wisconsin DNR to reroute and construct approximately 5,900 feet of single-track mountain bike, hiking and snowshoe trails at the Washburn Lake Silent Sports Trails Area. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

Vilas County educational presentations
Everyone is welcome to attend these free and informative presentations scattered throughout Vilas County this summer. Come to one or come to all. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

Mercer students use new bike trails
Mercer students, led by physical education instructor Adam Miller, utilize the new Mercer bike trails earlier this season on bikes funded by the Mercer Education Foundation. Students enjoying this activity are, from left, Samantha Barton, Jalina Manuwal, Aurora Summerhill, Kadence Knipp April Klopatek, Payton Towne, Josh Klopatek, Hana Joustra and Ivy Delgado. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 13, 2018

What's the buzz?
Last fall, the staff of the Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department, and several citizen volunteers, planted seeds for a pollinator garden. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

Rhinelander High School trap team hosts GNC shoot
Last weekend 10 high schools from the Great Northern Conference brought 187 kids to the Hodag Sports Club to compete in a regional trap shoot. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

Northwood Alliance tackles Wildcat Falls project
Established in 1981, the Northwood Alliance has spent nearly four decades working to establish sustainable forest initiatives all over the state of Wisconsin and Michigan. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

Fish like a girl
For the last couple of years I have toyed around with the idea of having a garden again. I have not had one in years, or maybe a couple of decades. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

traveling trails less traveled
Now that I'm into my eighth decade of Earthly existence, and have spent well over 90 percent of that time as an up-north resident 12 months nearly every year, I have a very long tunnel of time to look back upon, and oh, there have been so many changes as to "what's in vogue" during our short summer season. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

the lake where you live
Years ago while walking with my family on a road near Birch Lake, where we used to vacation and now live, son Todd noticed some black critters hopping on the asphalt. (Subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

Headwaters Chapter of Muskies, Inc. holds rod building class
The Headwaters Chapter of Muskies Inc. held a rod building class for six junior members April 21 and 22 at the Masonic Lodge in Eagle River. Under the guidance of Dale "Musky Pete" Peterson and Marie Simmer and with help from club president Bill Jacobs, the kids built 7-foot ultra light spinning rods. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

DATCP confirms two more CWD findings
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) confirms a white-tailed deer from a breeding farm in Marinette County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

Anglers Take on three Lakes Chain
The Antigo Bass Warriors hosted an open tournament, The Battle on the Chain, in June. It was their second annual tournament. Winners of the tournament, for the second year running, were Todd Holtman and Andy Dassow with a limit of fish weighing in at 15.31. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

Time to report turtle sightings and turtle road crossings
With turtle nesting season beginning for many Wisconsin turtle species, Department of Natural Resources conservation biologists are asking citizens to submit their turtle sightings, with an emphasis on road crossing hot spots, to DNR's Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018

$500 donated to support family fishing fun day
Tom Olcikas of the United Steel Workers Union presents a check for $500 to UW-Extension youth and families educator Lynn Feldman. The donation was used to support the Family Fishing Fun Day activities at Hodag Park on June 2. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 6, 2018


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