Authentic Wisconsin

Wisconsin Made Products and Distinctively Wisconsin Places and Events

Wisconsin Wildflowers.

Wisconsin Wildflowers

Official symbols of the State of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Symbols

Lake Wingra Photo Blog.

Lake Wingra Photo Blog

Lake Wingra Haiku Walk.

Haiku Walk

Bees & Blossoms.

Bees & Blossoms

Famous Wisconsinites

Interesting facts about the State of Wisconsin such as Ripon being the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Wisconsin Facts


Wisconsin Made Products


Spring ephemerals.

Start thinking Spring Ephemerals. Snowdrops pierced the snow in Madison on March 8th and Skunk Cabbage are emerged in the UW Arbortetum. In March and April it is good to walk slow and look down. There are a lot of subtle surprises. See below for what's starting to bloom now.



Lake Wingra in Madison Wisconsin on April 12, 2021.

Above: Lake Wingra on April 12, 2021.

Spring in Wisconsin.
Walk real slow and look down low.
You'll be rewarded.

Bigcatkin Willow in UW Madison Arboretum's Longenecker Gardens on March 24, 2021.

Above: Bigcatkin Willow (Salix gracilistyla ) in UW Madison Arboretum's Longenecker Gardens on March 24, 2021.

Spring in Wisconsin

From Lake Superior to Lake Geneva – from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River – Wisconsin offers a variety of Spring activities.

In the Press

Spring in Wisconsin
In spring, the birds are migrating, fish are biting and we’re ready to break out from the cold to appreciate the new life emerging from the melting snow. All that’s needed to enjoy springtime in Wisconsin is a light jacket and appreciation for the outdoors.
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