Entries by Dan Bertalan

Grazing’s link to soil health

What’s the link between an actively grazing herd and soil health? Rick Adamski blends the timeless tradition of his farm’s heritage with new age techniques for getting the most from his herd and the land… all while building better soil health than they’ve seen in decades.

A Legacy of Land Use

Wade into the trout-rich waters of Coon Creek with fish biologist and conservation historian Dave Vetrano, as he recounts the history and future of sustainable land use in western Wisconsin. Underscored with a sense of irony, Dave fishes crystalline waters that were once the state’s poster child for extremes in landscape and watershed degradation from […]

What would Aldo Leopold say today?

In 1949, Leopold wrote, “Examine each question in terms of what is ethically and aesthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.” When Leopold wrote Sand County Almanac, the […]