Michelle Gobert

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Name: Michelle Gobert
Date registered: November 10, 2013

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  1. Emerald Ash Borer Detected in Dunn, Florence, Oconto, Pepin, Price, and Shawano Counties — October 9, 2020
  2. Top 10 Ways to Help Lakes from Home — October 3, 2020
  3. Autumn — September 29, 2020
  4. When is the Best Time to Seed Your Prairie Flowers? — September 23, 2020
  5. Fall Gardens — September 14, 2020

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Oct 09 2020

Emerald Ash Borer Detected in Dunn, Florence, Oconto, Pepin, Price, and Shawano Counties

The Emerald Ash Borer isn’t in Forest County yet, but they’re getting closer.  As you head out to cut your winter firewood please pay attention to these invasive beetles. In partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has detected emerald ash borer (EAB) for …

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Oct 03 2020

Top 10 Ways to Help Lakes from Home

Plant native & diverse vegetation  Deep-rooted native plants and trees help absorb water and hold topsoil in place during rain events. As an added bonus, they will add beauty to your property and provide habitat for songbirds and butterflies.  Create a rain garden  Not only will rain gardens capture stormwater runoff and beautify your property, …

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Sep 29 2020

Autumn

By the time you read this, we will have passed the Autumnal Equinox that arrived on Tuesday, September 22nd.  Did you know that Equinox comes from the latin meaning equal night? During the equinox, the sun crosses the celestial equinox creating days and nights of equal length followed by days of shorter daylight. The sun …

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Sep 23 2020

When is the Best Time to Seed Your Prairie Flowers?

Fall is a great time to plant your prairie grasses and flowers. Smooth Phlox, Wild Petunia, Blue Vervain, and Wild Bergamot are just a few that are native to Wisconsin. These seeds need exposure to cold, damp conditions for better germination rates. Most of these flowers and grass seeds have a built-in dormancy that need …

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Sep 14 2020

Fall Gardens

This time of year, many of you are probably thinking of closing down and cleaning up your gardens.  There are many reasons NOT to clean up your garden in the fall.  What we do in them every autumn can either enhance or inhibit that role. Here are some reasons to ‘leave the mess’ in fall …

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Aug 23 2020

Migraton

Lately, people have been asking, ‘Where are my Orioles or the Redwing Blackbirds?  Did you know that even though it’s summer, birds have already begun their fall migration? Fall migration starts as early as June and lasts until early January, with peak times running from August to mid-October.  Migratory birds are birds of both game …

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