8 Fun Ways to Spend Memorial Day Away From Crowds

Skip the frustrations of a holiday weekend and head straight into the fun with these 8 ideas. Honking horns, crowded trails, and crying kids: Memorial Day is approaching, and people are flocking to the great outdoors. But if the stress and hassle of fighting crowds at campsites doesn’t light your fire, there are plenty of other ways… Read More 8 Fun Ways to Spend Memorial Day Away From Crowds

Ice Fishing Sturgeon, St Croix Watershed Research Station and Foraging Giant Chickweed

This new episode of Prairie Sportsman features ice fishing for sturgeon on the St. Croix River and the St. Croix Watershed Research Station The scenic St. Croix River has become a popular destination for ice anglers hoping to catch the biggest fish of their lives. Lake sturgeon thrive in the river’s clean water. The state… Read More Ice Fishing Sturgeon, St Croix Watershed Research Station and Foraging Giant Chickweed

Horicon Marsh: The Largest Freshwater Cattail Marsh in the US.

The 32,000 acre Horicon Marsh is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the US. It was formed by glaciers and became known as the great hunting grounds. The marsh provided food and habitat for a variety of creatures and as humans began to populate the area, they converged on the marsh for the abundance of birds and… Read More Horicon Marsh: The Largest Freshwater Cattail Marsh in the US.

Mississippi River road trip educates on the effects of nutrients in our waterways

A recent monumental road trip took me from Brunswick, Missouri to the terminus of the Mississippi River just south of Venice, Louisiana. The purpose of the trip was to gain a far better understanding of the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, and how nutrients, like nitrogen and phosphorous, running off of farm fields… Read More Mississippi River road trip educates on the effects of nutrients in our waterways

Celebrating The Ozarks With Wins for Two of America’s Top Attractions    

Branson, MO (May 9, 2023) – Silver Dollar City has been voted America’s best theme park and Wonders of Wildlife voted best aquarium by USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards following a nationwide poll of USA Today readers and fans of each attraction. “We recognize the importance of this type of recognition from our guests… Read More Celebrating The Ozarks With Wins for Two of America’s Top Attractions    

Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society marks 50 years of advocacy

“On Earth Day, April 22, the Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society convened in Rothsay, the “Prairie Chicken Capital of Minnesota.” This, their 50th annual meeting, was billed on social media as a “big celebration.” Throughout the day MPCS demonstrated that it won’t be resting on its laurels, however; it is instead looking confidently to the next… Read More Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society marks 50 years of advocacy

PINK JEEP TOURS BRANSON INTRODUCES JAW-DROPPING ROCK DROP   

You’ve Never Seen Branson Like This! BRANSON, MO (May 9, 2023) – Pink® Jeep® Tours Branson is marking their one-year anniversary with a stunning addition to their signature Baird Mountain adventures: a 41-degree rock drop plummeting down into the quarry. It is the steepest trail descent across all five Pink Jeep locations, including the infamous… Read More PINK JEEP TOURS BRANSON INTRODUCES JAW-DROPPING ROCK DROP