Northern Research Station


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December Feature - Down to Earth

Whether you are speaking to a forester or a farmer or an urban gardener, they will tell you that everything comes down to earth. While we often admire the trees and overlook the soil in which they are growing, this product of weathered, eroded rock is a rich and complicated ecosystem. In December, we give you the dirt on dirt with profiles of a scientist, research a product and partnership that are all about soil.

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Science of the Seasons

Midewin Interagency Hotshot crew member lights a prescribed fire in the Moquah Barrens of Wisconsin.

In our featured podcast, Jon Yales talks with Jay Charney about the new Hot-Dry-Windy fire weather index.

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