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This 24-acre stretch of land along the Menomonee River in Milwaukee used to be an abandoned rail yard. In 2013 a group of state and local partners completed its transformation into an urban green space. Today, Three Bridges Park is home to an urban ecology center and bike paths, and hosts over 50,000 visitors every year. Photo by Jon Elliott/MKE Drones.

Natural climate solutions are pragmatic options for sequestering greenhouse gases. But where to start?

Chef Elena Terry holds ancestral corn seeds. Photo by Tom Jones. No reproduction without permission.

For Chef Elena Terry, seeds represent both the past and the future of her people.

Illustration by Laura Ovberg

My father eats braunschweiger sandwiches, thick ones he squeezes tight to hold together. He holds them with the hand that’s missing a finger.

New & Interesting

Specimens from UW-Madison Zoological Museum. Photo: Bryce Richter

In this era of rapid environmental change, the animal, mineral, and plant specimens preserved in natural history collections offer a crucial...

Photo of Austin Smith

Austin Smith reads his award-winning poems from the Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contest.

Austin Smith grew up on a family dairy...

Photo of Ann Zindler

Ann Zindler reads from her award-winning story, "The Rescue," from the Wisconsin People & Ideas Fiction Contest.

Ann is a teacher of...

Photo of Jessi Peterson

Jessi Peterson reads her award-winning poems from the Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contest.

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