Category Archives: Wisconsin

Black Earth Rettenmund Prairie

For no particular reason other than it’s a gloomy, cold mid-December day, I thought it would be good to share some bright, sunny photos from this summer of a spectacular prairie remnant in south-central Wisconsin. Black Earth Rettenmund Prairie State … Continue reading

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Fitchburg’s Rapid Land Use Expansion Plans Raise Concerns

Madison, WI February 28, 2014—On Tuesday February 25 the Fitchburg (Dane County, WI) City Council approved plans to expand sewer and water service to just over 900 acres of open space in the uplands south-east of Madison and overlooking Lake … Continue reading

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Brownfields Identifed in Lake Wingra Watershed

The City of Madison will  host a Brownfields Assessment Program Kickoff meeting on Tuesday December 3, 2013 at which time the public will receive an overview of the City’s Brownfields Assessment Program and citizens will also be given an opportunity … Continue reading

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