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Daily Bread for 1.28.23: Public Listening Session for Wisconsin’s Wolf Management Plan

Good morning. Saturday in Whitewater will be snowy with a high of 20. Sunrise is 7:12 AM and sunset 5:03 PM for 9h 50m 47s of daytime. The moon is in its first quarter with 49.62% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1813, Jane Austen‘s Pride and Prejudice is first published in the…

Friday Catblogging: Bobcats in Connecticut

Embed from Getty Images Connecticut, parts go which are suburbs of New York City, isn’t a place presently associated with bobcats. That perception should change, as   Daniel Figueroa IV reports North America’s most common wildcat has a large, but nearly invisible, home in the Nutmeg state: If you have, over the last few years,…

Daily Bread for 7.13.22: The 2022 Audubon Photography Awards

Good morning. Wednesday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of 81. Sunrise is 5:29 AM and sunset 8:32 PM for 15h 03m 10s of daytime.  The moon is full with 99.9% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1787, the Continental Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance establishing governing rules for the Northwest Territory.…

Friday Catblogging: Pumas as Influencers

Phoebe Weston explains why the puma is a leading influencer in the animal kingdom: Researchers reviewed 162 studies published between 1950 and 2020 looking at how pumas – also known as mountain lions or cougars – enrich ecosystems and support other species. They found the large cats contribute 1.5m kilograms of meat a day to…

Daily Bread for 10.24.21: The Otters of Singapore Offer a Lesson for Whitewater, Wisconsin

Good morning. Sunday in Whitewater will be rainy with a high of 51.  Sunrise is 7:20 AM and sunset 5:57 PM for 10h 36m 49s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 86.5% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1946, a camera on board the V-2 No. 13 rocket [from White Sands…

Daily Bread for 10.22.21: Reporting About Artificial Herbicides in Whitewater, Wisconsin

Good morning. Friday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 51.  Sunrise is 7:18 AM and sunset 6:00 PM for 10h 42m 15s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 96.7% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1707, four British naval vessels run aground on the Isles of Scilly because…

Daily Bread for 10.21.21: If Beauty Assured Justice, All Wisconsin Would Be Fair

Good morning. Thursday in Whitewater will be partly cloudy with a high of 54.  Sunrise is 7:16 AM and sunset 6:01 PM for 10h 44m 58s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 99.3% of its visible disk illuminated.  The Whitewater School District’s Policy Review Committee meets at 9 AM, Whitewater’s Community Involvement &…