April 22, 2020

Snippets from the March 30, 2020 New York Times International Edition.

Roger Cohen:  “This is the silent spring.  The planet has gone quiet, so quiet you can almost hear it whirling around the sun . . . .  Do things differently at the other end of this scourge, some mys...

April 21, 2020

My experience with garlic mustard goes back to 1970 when my bride and I honeymooned in Peninsula State Park.  The park naturalist gave us a few plastic bags about the size of the plastic bags you get in the grocery store if you are not ecologically minded enough to bri...

April 5, 2020

Report from Peter Lamar who regularly fishes Raccoon Creek which flows through the Gabower-Reilly property:

I caught a few Brookies on the East Fork this afternoon without trying very hard. Those are some spectacular colors for a fish that is six months away from spawni...

March 20, 2020

Yes, The Overstory is a novel.  But as a novel, this book could stand alongside any scientific paper or piece of academic research dealing with the harmful effects humans have on the planet.  As literature, The Overstory has been compared to Herman Melville’s...

October 6, 2019

The Green-Rock Audubon Society has awarded two $1,000 scholarships for area students pursuing higher education beyond High School.  Holly Barnett is now a freshman at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse majoring in psychology with a minor in neuroscience.  Noah Brown...

August 23, 2019

 A total of 49 species were recorded by Quentin Yoerger and Aaron Haycraft at the Sunny Peace Prairie. Click HERE for the complete list.

This bird count will become part of the database documenting the soil conditions along with the plant, mammal, and bird populations a...

May 27, 2019

If you haven’t already heard, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos formed a water quality task force in response to drinking water problems all over the state – including the devastating news that 42 percent of wells in southwest Wisconsin contain harmful chemicals or manure or...

March 16, 2019

Monarch-watch-update - Monarch Population Status - by Chip Taylor

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Will the population increase again this year? Last season the population increased from 2.48 hectares to 6.05 (see the January 30th announce...

February 3, 2019

The Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program is a key source of funding for land trusts and non-profit groups to protect land and water resources in Wisconsin.  The Green-Rock Audubon Society is planning to use a Knowles-Nelson grant to help purchase 38 acres which is a key...

July 11, 2018

Green-rock Audubon Society is recruiting board members to volunteer as leaders in the coming terms. If you think you might have the time and interest, read on. Here are a few qualities that make excellent board members. 

  • Willing to Try New Things

  • Willing to Lea...