John Bates http://wxpr.org en Christmas Bird Count May See Fewer Seed-Eaters http://wxpr.org/post/christmas-bird-count-may-see-fewer-seed-eaters <p>Manitowish Waters will hold its annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count Saturday.&nbsp;</p><p>Groups throughout the Northwoods and across North America help track long term trends in winter bird populations.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:10:19 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12206 at http://wxpr.org Christmas Bird Count May See Fewer Seed-Eaters Science and Social Values in the Van Vliets http://wxpr.org/post/science-and-social-values-van-vliets <p>In the far reaches of Northern Wisconsin, a remote stand of old growth hemlocks has been cast into the public eye.&nbsp; The 400-acre Van Vliet Hemlocks are known to many as one of the few old growth stands left in Wisconsin.&nbsp; Over the past century forest managers have mostly taken a hands-off approach.&nbsp; But a proposal from the state Department of Natural Resources to log part of the area has community members up in arms.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7486 at http://wxpr.org Science and Social Values in the Van Vliets