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Connect With The Outdoors

(From your backyard)

During safer-at-home limitations, you may have a heightened perception of things like: birds chirping, plants emerging, squirrels, rabbits or other wildlife scurrying about. Naturalist David Mizejewski recently shared with Wisconsin Public Radio four ideas for connecting with the outdoors from your backyard. David noted, "It's as simple as just going outside and making it a point to look at things that you might have otherwise ignored." Get started connecting at Connect Outdoors.

David’s suggestions include:

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Planting a native tree

Spotting birds

Learning native bird songs

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Planting a vegetable garden

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Helping native insects