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Slipper Orchids in Bloom!

Most of the native orchids in Wisconsin can be found in Door County. These yellow lady slippers, Cypripedium parviflorum, are blooming in the open woods around the refuge. We were surprised to find several hundred in bloom. If you are visiting Door County in late May to late June be sure to look for these and other beautiful orchid species!  For more information: https://doorcountypulse.com/door-nature-native-wild-orchids/

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TheRefugeLogHome - June 3, 2024

The Lighthouses at Baileys Harbor

The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin, features the historic Baileys Harbor Range Lights, which have been guiding mariners since 1869. This pair of lighthouses consists of the Upper Range Light and the Lower Range Light, strategically positioned to mark …

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TheRefugeLogHome - May 16, 2024

Where the Deer and the Antelope…

Well OK, so no antelope, but we do have deer! These two were visiting early in the morning and on this day they stopped by for an afternoon snack. They tolerated me standing outside by the house long enough to …

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TheRefugeLogHome - April 24, 2024

Hike The Ridges Sanctuary

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