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  • Vital State-istics: See the State Bird and Flower

    Last Updated: 4/8/2016

    Since becoming the official state bird and flower in 1949, the American robin and wood violet have become endearing Wisconsin symbols, and you don’t have to travel far to see them in all of their glory.

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  • Prairie and Water-Loving Birds of Wisconsin

    Last Updated: 9/9/2015

    Wisconsin birds change up their migration patterns dramatically around weather patterns. Thousands pass through different locations in Wisconsin while picking a place to migrate. Here are just four of hundreds of species and where to find them.

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  • Fall Flocks Peak at Necedah

    Last Updated: 9/11/2015

    The 44,000-acre Necedah Wildlife Refuge is a special place, encompassing the largest wetland bog in the state as well as extensive forest habitat and rare oak savannas.

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  • Beyond Lambeau Field: Discover Green Bay’s Local Treasures

    Last Updated: 7/28/2016

    You may be so football-clueless that you think the word “Lombardi” describes a style of pasta. Even so, the Green Bay area offers plenty of great things to do.

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  • For the Birds

    Last Updated: 9/11/2015

    Inside the 32,000 acres of Horicon Marsh – our nation’s largest freshwater cattail marsh – hundreds of bird species nest and nourish. From egrets to owls, hawks to herons, birds of all kinds thrive on Horicon’s complex and rich ecological web.

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  • Wausau’s Woodson Museum: Not Just for the Birds

    Last Updated: 7/28/2016

    The Woodson is probably best known for its annual Birds in Art exhibit, held from September through early November. The show draws about 1,000 entries a year from artists around the world.

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  • National Treasures

    Last Updated: 5/6/2014

    Your love of the outdoors is probably one of the reasons you enjoy traveling in Wisconsin. Similarly, our love of the outdoors has created a tradition of stewardship, conservation and a world of national treasures that have been explored by visitors literally for generations.

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  • Top 5 Birding Trails in Wisconsin

    Last Updated: 4/6/2016

    Wisconsin is a spectacular place to bird-watch, from loons on a northern lake in summer to bald eagles above the Wisconsin River in winter, to the great spring and fall migrations of swans, cranes and geese.

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  • Wing Your Way Through Wild Wisconsin

    Last Updated: 3/25/2016

    Wisconsin's mighty rivers and many protected wildlife refuges make great natural habitat for eagles, whooping cranes...and the people who love to watch them.

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