Wisconsin’s northernmost edge, consisting of the spectacular mainland sea caves at the tip of the Bayfield Peninsula and the matrix of beautiful and historic islands stretching 25 miles into Lake Superior, was forever protected when Congress established the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in 1970.
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A centennial celebration of the First Lady of Jazz reveals the surprising role that Madison plays in the life and music of legendary jazz artist Mary Lou Williams.
Living and working on a fourth-generation farm in the Driftless area, Doug Duren's passion for the land has made him one of the most influential conservationists in Wisconsin, and beyond.
Ruth DeYoung Kohler's visionary Art Preserve, the first musem of its kind in the counry, promises to be an unconventional art destination.
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In our fifth Local Government Summit, the Wisconsin Academy and partners held a virtual Summit to share practical resources and explore emerging...
Wisconsin People & Ideas, the Wisconsin Academy’s magazine of contemporary Wisconsin thought and culture, presents a Wisconsin Book Festival...
Climate change continues to be one of the most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges of our time. This is true globally,...
Speakers Diane Mayerfeld and Susanne Wiesner discuss how sustainable agricultural practices can increase carbon drawdown, lead to healthy soils...
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