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It’s COLD!

It’s COLD!

As folks get ready to visit Devil’s Lake State Park for Memorial weekend, one of the most common questions is, “How’s the water?”  Well, it’s COLD!! In fact, it was ...

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Remnants of the Past

Remnants of the Past

Devil’s Lake State Park was founded in 1911. Before then, and even for years after, much of the land was divided up by private homes, farms, hotels and resorts.  Before the settlers came, ...

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Deer Ticks & Lyme Disease

Deer Ticks & Lyme Disease

If you spend a any time out-of-doors in Wisconsin’s wonderful natural areas, you are going to be exposed to ticks and with that, the risk of Lyme Disease.   Here is what you should know from the ...

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Renewed by Fire

Renewed by Fire

These days, Smokey the Bear is just as likely to be lighting fires as fighting them.  It took some time, but we now realize that fire is actually a friend to our natural habitats and not just the ...

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