Written by Deb McRae The warbers are back, the wildflowers are incredible, and we are still safer at home!  But “safer at home” is taking on a little different look.  Summer-like temperatures are teasing us, and all of us are tired of being cooped up. Everyone is heading outdoors. All of us at Wehr want…

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Written by Bev Bryant We tend to think of climate change as being a far-away problem; something that is happening in Australia or to Polar bears, or to our great-grandkids at some point in the distant future. The reality is climate change is happening right now and right here. At Wehr we have noticed the…

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Written by Jennifer Rutten “There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot.”  Aldo Leopold “A Sand County Almanac” In his foreword to A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold wrote these familiar words. They ring true to me as a newish birder (3 years now) for I along with others cannot lie…

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Written by Holly Walz Who’s that bushy-tailed, gray, and furry fellow on the birdfeeder?!  It’s no bird – must be a gray SQUIRREL! Common visitors to parks and backyards in Milwaukee, squirrels also live in hardwood and mixed coniferous hardwood forests throughout Wisconsin – wherever there are trees with nuts. If you have a bird…

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