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WXPR Field Notes
Apr 19, 2022
Field Notes: Fresh Eggs through the Winter
Play • 5 min
What it's like raising chickens through a Northwoods winter.
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Feb 13, 2024
The Amazing Apple Tree
Apple cultivars brought as seed from Europe were spread along Native American trade routes, as well as being cultivated on colonial farms. By the mid 1800s, United States apples nursery catalogues sold 350 of the "best" cultivars, showing the proliferation of new North American cultivars by the 19th century.
Jan 9, 2024
El Nino in Wisconsin
Open lakes, no snow, and sweatshirt weather was the scene this December in Vilas County. Much to the chagrin of ice anglers and cross country skiers, El Nino has taken hold and has had many implications for the local people, economy, and ecosystems.
Dec 12, 2023
The Common Watersnake, Nerodia sipedon, is common throughout much of eastern North America. Our local subspecies, the Northern Watersnake, is common throughout much of Wisconsin.