Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

As I was drinking my coffee, I noticed a pair of Eastern Bluebirds checking out one of the bluebird nest boxes near our house.  They’re back!!!  That means it’s time to get our bluebird trail ready for the 2014 nesting season. Preparing the boxes is a fairly simple...
LCBS Visits the Driftless Prairies

LCBS Visits the Driftless Prairies

The Lafayette County Bluebird Society (LCBS) held their annual bluebird trail hike at the Driftless Prairies on Thursday, August 1, 2013.  We are 1 of 7 trails in the Lafayette County area that report our numbers to LCBS. The Lafayette County Bluebird Society, Inc....
It’s Turkey Time!!

It’s Turkey Time!!

It’s mating time for the Wild Turkey. I never tire of seeing these guys. To me, they are a fascinating critter and mating season is a super cool time. We can hear the turkeys for miles around as they “gobble, gobble, gobble.” Some evenings, it can almost be called...
Wonders of the American Woodcock

Wonders of the American Woodcock

The American woodcocks have been serenading us with their wonderful sounds since March 14. It’s certainly not an early record for Wisconsin, but it’s an amazing event. And more amazing to step outside the backdoor and enjoy it! Many people have traveled distances to...