Two categories of oak provide plenty of acorns for wildlife | Outside

Two categories of oak provide plenty of acorns for wildlife |  Outside

JERRY DAVIS for Lee Sports Wisconsin The oak tree, genus Quercus, is bumped, climbed, sat under and fed by many people during hunting, hiking, firewood cutting and photography in the fall. Years ago an author wrote that “the white oak, Quercus alba, is chief among the oaks and most remarkable among the trees”. It is … Read more

Smart Yard Recipe: Attract Wildlife | Lifestyles

Smart Yard Recipe: Attract Wildlife |  Lifestyles

Plant for wildlife You can create habitat for wildlife by planting a variety of plants of different sizes and flowering/fruiting seasons. To attract specific wildlife groups and species, include plants specific to their needs. Birds. Design planted areas that include canopy cover, small understory trees and shrubs, and grasses or flowers. Let grasses and flowers … Read more

OUTDOOR NEWS: Grasslands, wetlands featured at Lower Morse Wildlife Sanctuary | Sports

OUTDOOR NEWS: Grasslands, wetlands featured at Lower Morse Wildlife Sanctuary |  Sports

BELMOND- Walking south past the field of sunflowers to the crest of the gently rolling hill offers visitors views of a diverse 1,850-acre wetland and rolling prairie complex in northern Wright County. As far as the eye can see, its hills, meadows and small wetlands that make up the famous Lower Morse Wildlife Reserve. The … Read more