Marquette County Wisconsin

January Thaw

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Winter Scenery in Marquette County | 0 comments

January Thaw

Open water on the Montello river heralds a January thaw and a glimpse of the spring that we can count on returning to us in all its glory.

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Crane Calls Echo

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Kathleen's Blog, Winter Scenery in Marquette County | 0 comments

Crane Calls Echo

Crane calls echo in our heads long after they are gone because we wait for them to return in spring. Elegant, primeval, languorous, beautiful, Sandhill Cranes imprint themselves in the minds of us who love birds and nature.

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Marquette County Anthology

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Howard and Betty, Kathleen's Blog, Marquette County Wisconsin | 0 comments

Marquette County Anthology

You need to be “editors” of the Marquette County Anthology we are putting together.   Here are two different cover designs.   They each have a front cover and a back cover.   I need you to give me feed back on what you like. 1.  You could just say you like design 1 or design 2. 2.  You could say you like the front cover of one design but the back cover of the other design. 3.  You could pick elements you like and elements you don’t like and tell me about those and I can reassemble the covers.  For instance, maybe you like the pelican photo on front of cover 2 but would like...

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Bees, bees, bees

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Howard and Betty, Marquette County Wisconsin | 0 comments

Bees, bees, bees

This afternoon Mr. Moxley will be in the classroom to teach you about bees.  He may not be able to bring any live bees, unfortunately, because of the cold weather we have been having.  But it will be fun to learn about bees!!!    Think about what you are going to learn this afternoon and what you have already learned about bees. 1.  Why are bees important to us? 2.  What are bees and other bugs called that pollinate plants?   P___________s 3.  Why are bees and other bugs declining in numbers?  Think of at least two reasons.   Here are some things you can do to help bees and other bugs we...

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Snowy Egrets on the River

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Spring Scenery in Marquette County | 0 comments

Snowy Egrets on the River

And here come the birds … egrets, wood ducks, loons, blue birds, and more coming back to Marquette County or stopping by on their trip farther north.

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Early Summer Foliage

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Spring Scenery in Marquette County | 0 comments

Early Summer Foliage

The gentle pink of a bleeding heart against the lush early summer foliage creates a masterpiece that doesn’t require a trip to an art gallery.

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