Brickyard Creek Community on Lake Superior
Boreal Forest Citizen
Walk the trails and roads of the Brickyard Creek boreal forest for 15 years and you’ll begin to notice a few things. First and foremost, the forest is dynamic and ever changing. Give the forest half a chance and the recovery of the 10,000-year-old boreal forest...
How did you end up at Brickyard Creek? Each member of the Brickyard Creek Community has a unique and inspiring answer to this question. We invite you to share YOUR story with us. Reach out to community manager Jeffery Garrett today! Our Story In reflecting on the...
Over the summer, a small group of volunteers came together at Brickyard Creek to plant a Monarch Waystation; what they ended up planting was an environmental legacy. Monarchs are not able to survive the cold winters of most of the United States, so the butterflies...
Manager & Committee Updates
This is the first of a newsletter we will be sending from time to time to keep everybody up to date on news, issues, and events “Around The Yard.” Here goes….
A dispatch from the ‘Creek where suddenly Spring is mounting a solid comeback! Indeed, after shouldering through a raw, somewhat dispiriting stretch of icy rain (that included threats of measurable snow), it now appears we are in the clear. That seemed hard to imagine...
Already January is over, but in some ways I feel like winter has yet to begin. Any progress to the contrary has been quickly erased by misty, gray days reminiscent of late fall. In fact, the open water makes the relatively recent Polar Vortex now seem like an obscure memory. Of course, even that event was not a harken back to winters of old, but rather the ushering in of a fierce unpredictability now evidenced by epic windstorms and rainfall totals often conveyed by inches.
Focused on Lake, Land, Learning, Legacy and Leadership
Seasons greetings from the 'Creek! I am at the moment perched in front of a satisfying fire after an invigorating hike through our winter wonderland. Almost seems routine after weeks of frigid cold and lake effect snow. That is not to say that the experience is any...read more
Boreal Forest Citizen
This piece is being shared with you by Boreal Forest Citizen and Brickyard Creek community member, Dan Wilczek. After practicing law for 35 years, Dan enjoys the opportunity to do some hard science as Steve Sandstrom's biology student. Admittedly disappointed with...read more
There’s a lot going on in the Boreal Forests of Bayfield, Wisconsin!
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