Bald Eagles: Convocation at the top of the food chain

Last weekend as I looked out our living room window overlooking Green Bay, I saw a pair of bald eagles perched on the ice near the open water. I assumed they were hunting fish. But through binoculars I could see one of them had captured a Bufflehead duck. Bald eagles live at the top of the food chain. Other than […]

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Hot Paddle Across the Bay

Mary and I paddled across Green Bay today. Our total distance was about 19 miles. 9.76 miles from the east side of Green Bay to Suamico in 2 hours and 30 minutes with a brief rest stop in the shadow of the Green Bay Harbor Entrance Lighthouse. After lunch at Sunset Beach Park, our return leg was on a direct […]

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Plum Island Open for Business

Today Mary and I paddled the Death’s Door crossing from the northernmost mainland of Wisconsin’s Door County to Plum Island. There we viewed restoration work on the Plum Island lifesaving station, which began operations April 1, 1896, serving the Portes des Morts Passage (more commonly called “Death’s Door”) at the entrance to Green Bay. The nearby boathouse was added in […]

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