Howard and Betty

Trees are Awesome!

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Howard and Betty, Kathleen's Blog | 0 comments

Trees are Awesome!

We had a wonderful time with you learning about Marquette County trees. Beavers build dams, houses and food piles.  They eat the bark off of the piles of sticks they save for winter.  They especially like Aspen and Alder.                               How many of you got your White Pines planted?                              ...

Read More

VISIT TO MARQUETTE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Posted by on Apr 29, 2018 in Howard and Betty, Kathleen's Blog | 0 comments

VISIT TO MARQUETTE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Welcome to the Marquette County Historical Society located in Westfield.  We are please to be welcoming Oxford, Coloma and Westfield 4th graders in May.   Here are some things you’ll see at the historical society.                                                                                 And lots more!                                           Marquette County is a special place and we look forward to your visit to the Marquette County Historical...

Read More

Turtles are terrific

Posted by on Mar 5, 2018 in Howard and Betty, Kathleen's Blog | 0 comments

Turtles are terrific

Betty, Blanche and Beulah loved our time with you last Friday.  Here are some of the things we learned. First, let’s say thank you to Mr. Jeff Lang who is a Wildlife Technician with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.  He taught us all kinds of things about turtles we can see in Marquette County.               We learned about the turtles we can find in Marquette County.  How many will you see this summer?   Keep your eyes pealed for these beautiful creatures.               Remind people to be kind to turtles.  DON’T EVER RUN INTO THE ROAD TO HELP ONE, but if you can,...

Read More

Reptiles coming Friday!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Howard and Betty, Kathleen's Blog | 1 comment

Reptiles coming Friday!

Betty, Blanche and Beulah and I love reptiles of all sorts, especially TURTLES.  We’ll learn about Wisconsin and Marquette County reptiles this Friday.  We’ll also have some special guests.  First, Mr. Jeff Lang will be with us. He works with the Department of Natural Resources.                     You’ll also meet Nattie and maybe Svettie, two of my rescued Russian Tortoises who’ll help teach you about turtles.                   And Betty will come with a turtle costume.                 Something that is very important, is that you bring your ADDRESS.  You’ll...

Read More

Marquette County Township Song

Posted by on Jan 21, 2018 in Howard and Betty, Kathleen's Blog | 0 comments

Marquette County Township Song

Learn the words and sing along to the Marquette County Township Song!   https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=youtube+marquette+county+township+song&view=detail&mid=AF316FBE0500B1D4903AAF316FBE0500B1D4903A&FORM=VIRE  

Read More

Owls of Marquette County

Posted by on Jan 21, 2018 in Howard and Betty, Kathleen's Blog | 0 comments

Owls of Marquette County

Thanks for the great day learning all about owls of Marquette County.  Do you remember their calls?   Follow the link below and you’ll be able to practice your expertise on Owls in Marquette County. https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=youtube+owls+of+marquette+county&view=detail&mid=E9C8D3D69ADC327EDA57E9C8D3D69ADC327EDA57&FORM=VIRE We had fun making pine cone snowy owls as well as opening owl pellets.               Owl pellets are the coolest things, aren’t they?   What animal bones did you find?               Being citizen scientists is fun and we learn so much!...

Read More