Monthly Archives: June 2018

Humans on the barrens: Jim Anderson

Vern Drake and Dave Peters visited Jim Anderson on June 5, 2018, and he shared with us several documents, photos and his memory of his grandparents and other people who lived in the area around Little Sand Lake in the … Continue reading

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Annual open house

(Photo by Jerome McAllister.) The Friends of the Namekagon Barrens Wildlife Area held their annual open house June 9, 2018, a little earlier than in past years. We gathered as always at the cabin on Gomulak Fire Lane, but this … Continue reading

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South Unit Nature Walk–Lupines and Bogs

    The Friends of the Namekagon Barrens is leading a series of Nature Walks during the summer of 2018. The first was led by Gary Dunsmoor (above) on the morning of June 16. Gary has been a powerful advocate … Continue reading

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Humans on the barrens: Severne’s lilacs

The lilacs of Severne Bradley were the telltale, opening a window on a century-old community of struggling farmers in the sands of northwest Wisconsin. In a mixed forest of pine, oak and aspen a half mile south of the main … Continue reading

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