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Explore Ridges Sanctuary

Explore Ridges Sanctuary

Planning a Door County trip? Make time to visit The Ridges Sanctuary, a unique nature center and preserve along the “quiet side” of the peninsula along Lake Michigan.

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Watch for giant hogweed in your wetland

Watch for giant hogweed in your wetland

The tall invasive plant giant hogweed was first found in Wisconsin in 2004 and has been confirmed in Iron, Portage, and Manitowoc Counties. It was recently found in Sheboygan. A single plant produces thousands of seeds, which can be dispersed by gravity, vehicles and...

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Spotting reed mannagrass in your wetland

Spotting reed mannagrass in your wetland

Invasive plants reduce the health of wetlands and make them less habitable for wildlife. One invasive wetland plant to be on the watch for is reed mannagrass. Reed mannagrass (Glyceria maxima, also sometimes called rough or tall mannagrass) is an aggressive, weedy...

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