Tag: Wandering Wisconsin

A Volcano in Wisconsin?

July 8, 2011 8 Comments
A Volcano in Wisconsin?

WATCH THE VIDEO: Wandering Wisconsin: Dells of the Eau Claire Our state has a very interesting geologic history.  Though you wouldn’t know it when driving through the rolling Wisconsin hills dotted with dairy farms, at one point a long time ago things looked a little different.  Geologists believe that about two billion years ago massive […]

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Wandering Wisconsin: Cave of the Mounds

June 26, 2011 0 Comments
Wandering Wisconsin: Cave of the Mounds

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE! WANDERING WISCONSIN: CAVE OF THE MOUNDS Water is powerful. We experience its might when rivers flood and dams produce electricity.  Given time it can carve beautiful vistas like the Grand Canyon and anyone who’s experienced the majesty of Niagara Falls needs no background on how incredible water is. To experience another example of what […]

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Uff da! Wandering Wisconsin in Little Norway

June 17, 2011 0 Comments
Uff da!  Wandering Wisconsin in Little Norway

Click here to watch WANDERING WISCONSIN: LITTLE NORWAY Ready for a history, science, foreign language and ancestry lesson all wrapped up in one? Ja? (Yes?) Many Wisconsinites trace their family trees to the beautiful land of Norway. In 1856, Osten and Birgit Haugen left Telemark, Norway to settle just outside of what is today the […]

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Adopt-A-Park in Marathon County

June 10, 2011 0 Comments
Adopt-A-Park in Marathon County

Interested in keeping Marathon County’s beautiful parks system clean and green?  Well, here’s your chance! Become an Adopt-A-Park volunteer and help monitor park maintenance by alerting the parks commission when something is wrong.  Here’s how it works.  Choose your favorite Marathon County Park or Recreation Area.  Let the Parks Commission know you’d like to become a […]

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Travel to the Center of a Hemisphere

May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Travel to the Center of a Hemisphere

WATCH THE VIDEO: Wandering Wisconsin: The 45×90 Club    Geography buffs love this kind of stuff! It’s always cool to visit interesting places, and if you’re interested in going to one that is in our backyard, totally free and educational for the kids, listen up!  The Earth has four hemispheres.  Using coordinates from lines of latitude and […]

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