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This 8-pointer was walking down a town road toward Chris Hardie’s pickup truck.

Observing the rhythms of nature

Chris Hardie, Journalist November 13, 2022

The end of October and early November brings the fall breeding season for deer, also known as the rut. It’s a time of physiological, behavior and chemical changes for deer as well as for bow hunters...

Early fall colors are seen here at Whitewater’s Rice Lake Oct. 12 2022.

Photographs of fall

Katie McIlheran, Assistant Photo Editor October 23, 2022

               

A beautiful day on the University of Wisconsin Whitewater’s nature preserve.

Where to enjoy nature’s beauty on campus

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor April 17, 2022

The University of Wisconsin Whitewater’s campus is anything but a concrete jungle. With over 1,700 types of trees as well as a flourishing of flowers and herbage, there is rarely a moment where the eyes...

Sap from pine trees is safely consumable as it is a high source of vitamin C & A. 12/7/21

Winter foraging in Whitewater

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor December 12, 2021

Foraging is a natural human instinct passed down from our ancestors when they were mainly in hunting and gathering groups. While for many of us, foraging is no longer a necessity but an enjoyable afternoon...

The view from atop Brady’s Bluff in Perrot State Park.

A view steeped in history

Chris Hardie, Contributor November 7, 2021

As we stood atop the bluff some 460 feet above the river, I was struck by the breathtaking vista before us. A few weeks ago, my wife Sherry and I hiked to the top of Brady’s Bluff in Perrot State...

Saving the planet one research program at a time

Saving the planet one research program at a time

Alicia Dougherty, Editor September 19, 2021

Climate change has become one of the most challenging problems of our time and is one that many scientists around the world have been working to prevent further damage to our planet. Now the University...

A view of some of the sea caves along the north shore of Lake Superior.

Lakeshore trip reminds of Wisconsin’s natural beauty

Chris Hardie, Contributor September 5, 2021

Do teachers still require students coming back to school to write about what they did on their summer vacation? It’s been decades since I’ve had to complete that assignment, but having recently...

Notice nature this Earth Day

Notice nature this Earth Day

Kylie McCombe, Photographer April 11, 2021

As spring weather warms the campus, all sorts of plants can be seen emerging across the landscape. Whether it be the carefully spaced daffodils near the University Center or wild violets and scilla scattered...

Seaspiracy

Seaspiracy

Kory Schlender, Contributor April 11, 2021

By the year 2050, our world's oceans could be completely void of life. No more coral reefs, no more seaweed, and most shocking of all, no more fish. Seaspiracy is a documentary produced by Kip Anderson...

Growing Trees for the Earth to make a difference with the help of from UWW sustainability (Photo from UWW Sustainability Instagram page)

Plant a tree for Earth Month

Hunter Wade, Journalist April 11, 2021

Lets celebrate hard this month for the Earth. April 22 is the 51st anniversary of Earth Day and April 30 is Arbor Day. Although our lives have been put on hold due to COVID 19, the earth needs our help...

Children’s Center constructs new play area

October 2, 2012

It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child, but according to Holly McFaul, director of UW-Whitewater Children’s Center, “it takes a campus to raise a child.” The children’s playground...

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