Author: Winnebago County Conservation Board

Look for Mars!

If you look to the southeast just after sunset, you’ll see a very bright, reddish-colored “star”. That “star” is actually Mars and it’s super bright right now because it is closer to us now than it has been in 15 years! It rises about sunset and travels across the southern sky throughout the┬ánight. You’ll also … [Read More]

Winter is Taking Its Toll

Spring snow storms are not unusual around here. But, we’ve never really had Spring, yet; winter has never left. And the snow storms just keep coming. Unfortunately, many Spring birds are arriving, unequipped to deal with the lingering winter weather. As a result,k there have been a lot reports of dead robins, thrushes, coots, etc. … [Read More]

Decorah Eagles are Hatching!

Watch as the Decorah eaglets hatch out! The first tiny eaglet has already hatched and the second one is on his/her way. The third egg should hatch shortly. Over the next few months, the parents will feed the little ones, and protect them as they grow. And we can watch it all on the wonderful … [Read More]