Claim: U.S. farmers are saturating wheat crops with Roundup herbicide as a desiccant before each harvest, causing an increase in wheat-related ailments. EXCERPTS: I read an article claiming that grain crops in the U.S., particularly wheat, are routinely sprayed heavily with roundup before harvest. This is done to promote a heavier crop, it says, […]
Clean Water in Kewaunee County click to read the article “Unfortunately, proposals to protect groundwater around the state, in Kewaunee County and beyond, continue to be blocked by the Legislature and by the DNR’s interpretation of its own authority to manage our waters,” says Wheeler. “Kewaunee is the latest victim of a fundamental, systemic […]
DOOR COUNTY CHAPTER Update MARCH 2016 Native Plants – why and how This Sunday at 4:00 pm March 13 at Crossroads The program will be presented by Karen Newbern, experienced Door County naturalist and native horticulturist. You may expect advice and answers to questions specific to individual property situations This is the time […]
You may recall that in 2015 we extended the Festival to a third day. The response was resoundingly positive. In fact, all of the field trips scheduled for Sunday, the third day, sold out so this year’s Festival will also be a three-day celebration with field trips offered on May 27, 28 & 29. Since […]
Spraying liquid manure in Kewaunee County – Ponderosa CAFO owner is the head of the County Land and Water Commission! REALLY?
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Mystery – Dead Eagles in Maryland
Bills rolling back environmental safeguards pass Assembly GOP says legislation boosting private property rights is long overdue; conservationists see harm to public’s right to enjoy Wisconsin waters. Click above to read the entire Wisconsin State Journal article.
Preview of Spring and Summer: Roadside Wildflowers Sunday February 28 @ 4:00 at Crossroads Wildflowers of all types were photographed while bicycling the county and town roads of the peninsula during spring, summer and fall of one year. The resulting slide show demonstrates the visual attractiveness of the roadsides. The great variety of vegetation serves […]