Contributions by Samantha Nash

Scientists anticipate that shifts in the global climate will affect the Wisconsin's waters, wildlife and more in profound and perhaps unexpected ways.More
The wines produced in Wisconsin's unlikely climate are the result of centuries of selection, cultivation and hybridization of many grape varieties.More
The Monarch butterfly is a vital pollinator across much of North America. But the species is facing some of the same environmental pressures afflicting other insect pollinators, and the number of monarchs overwintering at sites in Mexico is declining precipitously.More
While a handful of isolated cases of avian influenza made headlines in early 2017, the threat they posed to Wisconsin's poultry industry was mitigated by lessons learned from the 2015 outbreak.More
A strategically placed rain garden can mitigate excess water and add visual interest to a property.More
Political discontent in rural areas of the U.S. is regularly cited as a major factor in Donald Trump’s victory and Congressional and statehouse gains by other Republican candidates in the 2016 elections.More
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Silvopasture is the practice of planting feed and grazing animals like cows, sheep or poultry in managed forest lands. It's a type of agroforestry that helps landowners provide livestock sheltered space, preserve soil quality and generate income from surplus forage and harvested trees.More
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As little as 15 minutes of discussion per day can establish lines of communication that help kids seek advice when confronted with bullying.More