Great Wisconsin Birdathon participants race to count as many species as they can
Bill Hogseth, photos by Margo Dolan
The Chippewa Valley is home to some of the most diverse bird habitats in the entire state of Wisconsin. From the gigantic floodplain forests of the Tiffany Wildlife Area to the expansive oak savannas ...
citywide count of feathered fliers planned for May 14
Among the streets and houses, in a quiet neighborhood, on a warm spring day, under the clear cobalt sky, something moves in the trees above, a restlessness between the leaves. If you stop and look up, you see a throng of color flutter from ...
reflections on six generations of Chippewa Valley locals
Bill Hogseth, illustrated by Catlin Felix Kramka
When my son, Frank, was born last year, he became the first member of my family’s sixth generation to reside in the Chippewa Valley. Sometimes, I’m embarrassed to say that I live in the same place that my family has lived for so many generations...
one of the region’s rarest, most fascinating residents
Bill Hogseth, photos by Andrea Paulseth
On hot summer days, I put on a swimsuit and wade into the Chippewa River. As I slowly walk out, the water rises past my ankles and then up to my knees. The river wraps around my legs; the current tugs me sideways. My toes feel the shape ...
Jonathon Carver was heading north on the Mississippi River, sketching maps and taking notes. On assignment for the British Crown, his goal was to explore the Upper Mississippi. His crew ventured east and paddled upstream on what is now known as ...
all aboard for a mini-train tour of a spectacular Wisconsin wetland
Bill Hogseth, photos by Nick Meyer
As the Chippewa River flows downstream from Eau Claire, it threads through a landscape of steep bluffs, expansive floodplains, and other habitats that call home to 125 rare species, more than any other area in Wisconsin; including massasauga ...
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