Friday, August 19, 2022
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Julie Geiss recalls the incredible relay of dog sled teams that transported antitoxin serum to Nome, Alaska during an outbreak of diphtheria in 1924.

Lake Erie is the shallowest of the Great Lakes and has the smallest volume of water, so it is the first to freeze in the winter. 

Precipitation pulls nitrates down to the ground creating poor man's fertilizer. Rain and snow both contain nitrogen, but snow is a better delivery method.

Julie Geiss and her family enjoy the outdoors following the recent heavy snow, visiting Chapin Forest Reservation to ski.

Learn how to determine whether ice is safe enough to go ice fishing based on appearance, thickness and other factors that can affect freezing and thawing.

Judith Sutherland recalls winter memories of her youth.

Tracking helps Julie Geiss learn about the journeys of woodland creatures that make their home in the woods behind her house.

Julie Geiss shares some winter activities her family has participated in instead of cross-country skiing this year.

Cold weather can put added stress on pets, livestock and other animals outdoors. Use these tips to care for your animals during periods of low temperatures.

Julie Geiss reminds us, like many other things in life, moderation is the key when partaking in winter nourishment via snow and icicles.