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Archive: Science & Nature

Paine Gardens

Festival of Spring

May 05, 2015

Art, Attractions, Enewsletter, Fairs, Markets & Shows, History & Heritage, News, Science & Nature, Shopping

May 16, 2015 Oshkosh WI Admire and acquire some beautiful annuals and perennials at the Paine Mansion and Gardens annual Spring Plant Sale. The sale features more than 150 vendors of original art, fine crafts, plants and garden supplies. The Paine’s Spring Plant Sale offers thousands of plant varieties, including new and hard-to-find varieties. Knowledgeable […]

Wiouwash Trail - Photo taken by Ray Pan

Discover Oshkosh Trails

April 07, 2015

Enewsletter, Family-Friendly, News, Science & Nature

Oshkosh is a city of beautiful trails. In and around Wisconsin’s Event City you can find trails that offer miles of recreation and fun. The 41-mile Wiouwash State Trail runs north and west from Oshkosh, tracing the path of a historic railroad bed. The trail is in two sections and crosses Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca and […]

Spring Birds in Oshkosh

Spring birdwatching in Oshkosh

March 24, 2015

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This a beautiful time of year to go birding in Oshkosh. As the temperatures warm and the days grow longer, surprises spring from the prairies and marshes around Oshkosh. This is a season when sparrows, blue jays and herons return for the season. And of course, there’s the robin, the bird that’s the classic sign that […]

gallery walk

Beautiful Winter Walks

February 24, 2015

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Oshkosh is a city that’s great for walkers year-round. This activity is perfect for nature lovers. Surrounding wildlife areas provide excellent habitat and ensure that there are always lots of beautiful birds to see in and around Oshkosh. During the winter, wild spaces are absent of foliage and it’s a particularly good time to view […]

Lake Winnebago

Fishing Oshkosh: ‘Bago Basics

April 17, 2014

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter, Event Minute, Family-Friendly, Science & Nature, Sports & Recreation

An angler could spend a lifetime fishing Lake Winnebago and still not know all its secrets. This enormous lake offers 138,000 acres of open water. It stretches for nearly 30 miles from north to south and eight miles from east to west. And the fishing? Lake Winnebago offers a fishery to match its size. The […]

Discover the Wiouwash State Trail this Spring

April 13, 2014

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The Wiouwash State Trail is the perfect place for a spring ride. As the trail runs north from Oshkosh, it passes through wetlands, prairies, patches of forest and sprawling farmland. As you pedal along, you’ll see the landscape coming back to life after a long winter’s slumber under a heavy blanket of snow. It’s the […]

Oshkosh fall trees

It’s Time to Be Dazzled: Where to Find Fall Color in Oshkosh

August 13, 2013

Blog, Enewsletter, Science & Nature

Oshkosh is a great place to see fall color. The community’s many parks, combined with Lake Winnebago and the Fox River, provide endless autumn views. Here are three of the best places to enjoy the full range of breathtaking hues this fall. Menominee Park – Located along Lake Winnebago, this wooded park provides visitors with great […]