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RF Powerlifting meet set for Dec. 9

Dan Wilcox

November 20, 2017
Salt marsh encroaching on freshwater bald cypress and cabbage palms due to sea level rise. Bird Island Creek near Suwannee, Fla. Photo by Dan Wilcox
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
November 20, 2017 - 2:02pm
November 10, 2017
Our golden retriever Jack is always testing the air to make sense of scents. Photo by Dan Wilcox
The nose knows: Olfactory perception in animals
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
October 14, 2017
A yellowjacket wasp searching for apple juice. Photo by Dan Wilcox
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
October 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
September 29, 2017
A reach of recently restored Trimbelle River on the Mike and Suzanne Holst property taken June 21 this year after seeding and mulching the construction area.  Spring Creek tributary is flowing into the Trimbelle from the right. This area is about a mile south of Highway 10 on County Road O and is open to public fishing and river watching.  Dan Wilcox / Contributor
Wildside column: Flowing rivers inspire thoughts of connections
September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
April 11, 2017
A good-sized yellow perch from Polk County, Wisconsin caught last summer. Dan Wilcox photo.
Wild Side column: Early spring fishing takes optimism
April 11, 2017 - 6:20am
September 3, 2015
A Common Nighthawk is well-camouflaged. (Photo by Andy Reago and Chrissy McClarren / Wikimedia)
Wild Side: Aerial acrobats off to South America
September 3, 2015 - 2:13pm
March 6, 2015
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
March 6, 2015 - 8:24am
April 12, 2012
Carol Wilcox photo.
Wild Side: A jump start on spring this year
April 12, 2012 - 1:16pm
February 17, 2012
Visible light image of Earth on Jan. 4, 2012 from NASA VIIRS Suomi NPP satellite data. NASA image.
Wild Side: A startling view of North America from space
February 17, 2012 - 9:28am
September 16, 2011
Wild cucumber with spiky seed pods clambering up trees next to our garden. Dan Wilcox photo.
Wild cucumbers climb high this year
September 16, 2011 - 9:25am
June 9, 2011
An ephemeral gully showing unacceptable soil loss from a field east of River Falls. There used to be a grass waterway there. Dan Wilcox photo
Wildside: Uncovering the dirt on dirt
June 9, 2011 - 12:51pm
May 25, 2011
Elk hair caddisfly, magnified about 20 times. Dan Wilcox photo
Wild Side: Caddisflies excite trout, anglers
May 25, 2011 - 3:29pm
April 13, 2011
Wild Side: Spring peeper calling
April 13, 2011 - 2:11pm
March 17, 2011
Bill Smith of River Falls with a king mackerel and guide, Eloy Cueavas.  Carol Wilcox photo
Wild Side: Cheeseheads in paradise, again
March 17, 2011 - 12:45pm
March 3, 2011
Backwater on the St. Croix River near Scandia, Minn., in June last year. Note the dense floating mat of filamentous algae.  Randy Ferrin photo
Wild Side: Restore the St. Croix River by limiting what flows into it
March 3, 2011 - 12:30pm