Author: Sally Taylor

Birding the Lakeshore

The Wisconsin Society for Ornithology holds its annual convention in Two Rivers May 14-17; birdwatchers from around the state will hike, kayak, bike and take field trips by car to view the birds that live in or migrate to our important lakeshore habitat.

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The Domazlice connection

May 1945: Lt. Col. Matt Konop’s fluency in Czech gets him a dangerous assignment: command the advance party of the 2nd Infantry Division’s liberation of southern Czechoslovakia.

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Get your glow on

Traverse winter trails by candlelight at upcoming events at Point Beach State Forest and Woodland Dunes Nature Center & Preserve.

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Remembering the Christmas Tree Ship

It was a gale of November in 1912 that claimed the Rouse Simmons and her crew. The ship would lie undiscovered for almost six decades.

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Take a hike.

Put the outdoors back on your list of winter fun. The gem that is Woodland Dunes Nature Center & Preserve is a delightful place to stretch your legs in the brisk air amidst hardwood and conifer forests, wetlands and prairies. And don’t let snow stop you; it’s a perfect spot to snowshoe. You can rent a pair at the Nature Center for $5 if you don’t have your own.

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