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In Excelsis Bur Oak

On Dec. 22, the Wild Warner Solstice Singers took to their neighborhood to sing Christmas carols to apartment dwellers on Monterey Drive. People threw open their windows and gazed in wonder. Accompanied by Trish O’Kane’s harmonica and Paul Noeldner’s tuba, they proceeded into Warner Park. Here is a video of their concert climax at the …

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Ice, Fog, Swans

By Marlene Hardick A fellow member of Wild Warner told me that there is an intermingled flock of Canadian Geese and Swans on Lake Mendota.  I assume that these are Tundra Swans, but they could be Trumpeter Swans or Mute Swans. For weeks, flocks of swans have been flying over Madison. For several days, they …

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Meadows = Butterflies

By Marlene Hardick, Wild Warner publicity chair It is a 2012 project of Wild Warner to protect and improve the meadows in Warner Park. Madison Parks has agreed not to mow the meadow near the sliding hill and near the dog park. This will allow wild flowers to mature and will attract more butterflies, as …

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A North Star to Wild Warner!!

Wild Warner was honored to receive a North Star award from our neighbors and the Northside Planning Council on Nov 11, 2011. Paul Rusk, Dane County Supervisor, presented the award. Here are his words: Margaret Mead Quote:  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only …

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Support Wild Warner through membership or donations Your membership in Wild Warner helps us to continue our mission of advocacy for the wild side of Warner Park. Additional donations of any amount help us to expand our work on such projects as spreading native seeds, planting shrubs, holding volunteer activities, providing educational experiences for children …

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Wild Warner – The First Year

Wild Warner turned one year old on Aug. 4, 2011 Thanks to you, we have made an impact — in the park and in people’s attitudes toward the park. Since our first coalition meetings in the fall of 2009, and incorporation last August, we count these accomplishments: A meadow, with new bluebird families and a …

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