Glorious Range of Spring Activities for All

Northern Wisconsin Spring

Whatever type of travel experience you prefer, you'll adore northern Wisconsin's forests, lakes, rivers, meadows and wetlands in the spring and early summer. That's when trillium carpet the forest floors, marsh marigolds rest in roadside waters, and columbines nod from rocky settings. That's when you can pluck wild leeks and other edibles to spark your menu... That's when you'll see and hear loons, eagles, and Great Blue Herons, enjoy the glorious sounds of hundreds of songbirds, and maybe … [Read more...]

Spring in Northern Wisconsin and the Northwoods Is. . .

Northern Wisconsin Spring

The crystal drips of shimmering water as snow castles and ice melt. The scampering of small wildlife as they smell the air and feel the sun's warmth. Birth and buds. . . the renewal of EVERYTHING -- flora and fauna and people. Trillium and jack-in-the-pulpit springing out of the soft earth to quickly gain the sun that the forest will soon hide. The smells of a thousand flowers and grasses and trees as they explode in rebirth. Leaves and trees that have fallen and become part of … [Read more...]

Northwoods in March

Northern Wisconsin Spring

Last year, in March, in northwestern Wisconsin, this is what some people recorded: Seeing the first bald eagle. Seeing the first robin. Seeing the first chipmunk. Pussy willows blooming. Trees tapped for maple syrup. Skunks emerge from dens. Red-winged blackbirds. White-throated sparrows. Hawks return. Redpolls at feeder. Went skiing for the last time. Compare these observations to some of the general things that happen in northern Wisconsin in March as noted in the … [Read more...]