Entries by mzopp

Why all the Orange?

Riveredge Nature Center, in partnership with UW-Stevens Point and Treehaven Research Institute, is in the process of conducting a forest management study.   The orange markings on the trees, seen throughout the Riveredge sanctuary, indicate trees that are unhealthy or are negatively impacting the general health of our forests.  Over the course of the next year, Riveredge will be actively […]

What’s Blooming This Week?

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) New England aster is native to almost every area in North America east of the Rocky Mountains, but excluding the some of the southern United States. The plant grows up to 120 cm (47 inches) with a stout, hairy stem and lance-shaped leaves with entire margins. The flower heads are showy with yellow centers and flower […]