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Mourning Cloak: Flutter on Snow

The Great Outdoors | March 1, 2020

By Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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WINTER FUN 2020: Skiing, Sledding, Tubing Hills & More!

The Great Outdoors | January 1, 2020

Skiing, Sledding, Tubing Hills & More in Northeastern Wisconsin! Find the best winter fun in the Greater Fox Valley Area. Read more.

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Snowy Owls: White Winter Wanderers

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By Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Photo © Michael Gäbler / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0
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We’re Back! The Dark-Eyed Juncos

The Great Outdoors | November 1, 2019

By Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Read more.

Gray Squirrel

Busy, Busy, Busy

The Great Outdoors | September 1, 2019

By Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Read more.

Fireflies: Summer Night Flashers

The Great Outdoors | July 5, 2019

By Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Read more.

First Ever Full Caving Tour Weekend!

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By Bryan Kleist, Wisconsin Speleological Society Read more.

Mudpuppies of the Water

Mudpuppies of the Water

The Great Outdoors | June 1, 2019

By Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Read more.

Where’s Mama?

The Great Outdoors | May 1, 2019

By Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Read more.

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The Thirteen Liner

The Great Outdoors | April 1, 2019

By Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Read more.

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