John Heusinkveld

Perspectives on a Porcupine

Mar 17, 2015
National Park Service /

Warmer temperatures are bringing out more wildlife.  Today John Heusingveld, Assistant Director of UW Stevens Point’s Treehaven, discusses the many views on the humble porcupine.  

How To Survive a Long Winter

Feb 19, 2015

This week’s cold front has many of us in the Northwoods ready for spring. 

But John Heusinkveld, Assistant Director of UW Stevens Point’s Treehaven, has some ideas for surviving and embracing a long winter.  

The Darker Side of Winter

May 6, 2014
Michele Woodford / Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

At the tail end of winter, many animals are still struggling to find food as we wait for green leaves to grow.  WXPR Contributor John Heusinkveld of UWSP’s Treehaven has this reflection on how a harsh winter may have a big impact on the deer population.