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2011-02-05 00:00:41

This special event includes a variety of local musical talent, a luscious dessert sampling, and a theme-basket silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the funding of the center. Wausau, Wisconsin (Vocus/PRWEB) February 04, 2011 Join us for Lighting the Path for Hope on February 10, 2011 at Peace Lutheran Church in Antigo, Wisconsin. This special event includes a luscious dessert sampling, a variety of local musical talent, and a theme-basket silent auction. All proceeds benefit the...

2011-01-11 00:00:42

Lighting the Path for Hope is on February 10, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Antigo, Wisconsin. Wausau, Wisconsin (Vocus/PRWEB) January 10, 2011 The Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Wausau, Wisconsin, is holding a kick-off event as a fundraiser for the creation of resource center in Antigo, Wisconsin. Lighting the Path for Hope is on February 10, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Antigo. The proposed Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Antigo will serve Langlade...

2010-08-03 09:51:00

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Aug. 3, /PRNewswire/ -- As American's attention spans for the Deep Water Horizon oil spill begin to wane, Blue Point Brewing Company today announced a batch of charity brew created specifically to help birds hurt by oil spills, both now and in the future. The Black IPA (India Pale Ale) called Toxic Sludge will be available for distribution in draft and 22 oz bottles just in time for fall migration. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100803/CL44930 ) (Photo:...

2009-04-03 20:15:17

A Sandhill crane was reunited with its mate in Wisconsin this week after more than six months recovering from an arrow wound. When the bird was released Wednesday near Wisconsin Rapids, where it was discovered in September, it flew into the air, heard a call and then reversed course to a nearby field, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. There, it found its mate and the juvenile male it hatched last year. The other cranes migrated to Florida and back during the winter. The crane, an...

2008-12-01 11:26:00

CURWENSVILLE, Pa., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials, on Nov. 29, proudly released a rehabilitated bald eagle back into the wilds at the Curwensville Dam, Clearfield County, as many of the individuals responsible for this majestic bird's recovery looked on. On Nov. 6, the sick, five-year-old female bald eagle, weighing 12 pounds, was discovered by Alan Bowser, of Clearfield, in a field close to his residence near Hyde, Clearfield...

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2008-11-30 15:14:08

After years of gathering dead carcasses of Pacific Coast trumpeter swans, and examining their lead-poisoned livers, wildlife biologist Mike Smith became convinced the only way to save the birds was by hazing them. So he kept vigil with a night-vision scope, a laser and a noisemaker in a makeshift watchtower behind Judson Lake, on a mission to scare the swans away.   Smith believes the lake, with its bottom full of shotgun pellets that have killed hundreds of the birds, is the likely...

2008-07-11 09:00:32

By Devin Rose, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 11--Carol Infalt keeps about 75 raccoons at her rural Jefferson County home, and can even be seen in the trees teaching the babies how to climb. Linda Bethke spent $2,000 on 4,000 mice to feed the birds of prey she cares for around Sauk City after the tough winter made it hard for birds to hunt. Ken and Barbara Bowman kept 145 rescued bats in their Sun Prairie basement this winter. Infalt, Bethke and the Bowmans are wildlife...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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