Fish Kill observed at Odana Pond, vultures feast

Spring runoff from urban areas is so salty that it's toxic to fish.

On April 1, six carp were found dead next to one of the ponds in Odana Hills Golf Course.  Eleven vultures were loitering about, having finished with all the carp reachable from shore (vultures don't swim).


Prairie burns set for Westmorland Area in April

During the first half of April, volunteers helped burn several small prairies on the West Side of Madison: