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Natural Areas Have Intrinsic Value

Much of the conservation community’s current approach to conservation planning is a commodification of nature. Lands are valued according to laundry lists of the tangible services (e.g. water quality protection, forage, carbon storage) they provide. We might not assign actual dollars … Continue reading

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Spring Meanderings Exhibit A

Finally. It doesn’t matter how cloudy, cool, or rainy it is, because the plants are back. It’s spring. There are places to go and plants to see. As a transplant to SE Wisconsin, many of these plants are firsts for … Continue reading

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Autumn in SE Wisconsin

I took these photos in the oak woodlands, openings, prairies, and wetlands of the Kettle Moraine region of SE Wisconsin in September and October. The conservation and restoration of this landscape brings us beauty, perhaps the most important outcome…and really … Continue reading

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