What the heck is plogging?

By Dan TortoriceFriends of Lake View Hill Park You might be a plogger and not even know it. 

Wisconsin turtles face declining populations

A painted turtle nesting at Warner Park. Photo by Kathlean Wolf By Kathlean WolfWild Warner “A large snapping turtle is laying eggs...

New pier installed at School Road boat landing

By Jan AxelsonNorthside News Madison Parks has installed a new floating pier at the School Road boat landing. Unlike the previous fixed pier, which flooded in...

Warner Beach bathhouse construction moving forward

By Beth SluysNorthside News Plans for the upcoming Warner Beach bathhouse construction moved forward during a public meeting that took place July 9. The main focus...

Improved waste oil drop-off site ready for use

By Jan AxelsonNorthside News Northsiders who change their own motor oil have a new, improved drop-off site for used oil. Located in the parking area at...

Friends group forms to preserve Hartmeyer Natural Area

By Paul NoeldnerFriends of Hartmeyer Natural Area The 29-acre historic wetland remnant between North Sherman Avenue and the Oscar Mayer property is host to native Wisconsin...

At Hartmeyer Marsh, volunteers pick up trash and lift spirits

By Virginia Scholtz Friends of Hartmeyer Natural Area There’s a bit of wild land in our Northside neighborhood that is claimed by a family of sandhill...

Sandhill crane families are a Northside success story

By Jan Axelson Northside News We are lucky to live in the heart of sandhill crane country. These elegant birds, standing 4 feet tall with wingspans...

MGE invites homes and businesses to go green with Shared Solar

By Madison Gas and Electric  Nearly 300 local households are part of MGE’s Shared Solar community. Now the program is prepared to welcome small and medium-sized...

Newly planted fruit orchard blossoms in Lake View Hill Park

By Dan Tortorice Friends of Lake View Hill Park There is possibly no more beautiful sign of spring in Wisconsin than the sight of blossoming fruit...