Busy as a Bee

Busy as a Bee

Image courtesy of Dave Hunter, Crownbees I am sure you are well aware that across the world pollinators are in trouble.  Their decline is attributed to habitat loss, expanded pesticide use, introduction of invasive species, diseases and pests, and climate change....
Winter is Coming!

Winter is Coming!

Environmental impacts of winter salt use. Salt used on roadways, sidewalks and parking lots doesn’t just disappear when the snow and ice are gone.  The salt is washed away, either into storm drains or through drainage ditches and ultimately into lakes and...
American Mink

American Mink

I recently had a conversation about a mink sighting along the shoreline.  Since this was not the first time the subject of a mink family living at the lake was brought up, and I know next to nothing about mink, I thought I should do some research. European Mink There...
The Big Thirst

The Big Thirst

We don’t need data from the National Weather Service to know that it is DRY!  From brown lawns to desiccated soybean fields to exposed shorelines, everything is parched.  We need a good, soaking rain.  The forecast looks hopeful for this week. Lake...

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