Thursdays at 9:00 pm on Channel 10.1
Milwaukee PBS

Outdoor Wisconsin | Flint-Knapping/Hot Air Ballooning

[Original Airdate: February 28, 2019]

Outdoor Wisconsin travels to Aztalan State Park in Jefferson County. Dan Small meets Art Boehm, who creates arrowheads, spear points and knives using the same techniques practiced by inhabitants of Aztalan. Elizabeth Cramer goes airborne with the Lake Geneva Hot Air Balloon Company. Dan visits the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee.

Local producers showcase the best that the great outdoors of Wisconsin has to offer while promoting the significance of maintaining the natural environment and a responsible attitude towards outdoor pursuits.

Outdoor Wisconsin is celebrating its 35th season in 2019!
Outdoor Wisconsin is produced by Tess Gallun

[Original Airdate: February 21, 2019]

Outdoor Wisconsin joins a group of volunteers in Jackson County as they band fledgling kestrels, one of Wisconsin’s smallest falcons. Then we travel to Three Branches Vineyard and Fisher King Winery to learn about a local winemaking process and the cold-hardy characteristics of our state’s grapes.

Season 35
1 / 8 Videos
Banding Kestrels-WI Winemaking
outdoor wisconsin
Banding Kestrels-WI Winemaking
Cave of the Mounds-Apple Trees-Rock Climbing
Outdoor
Cave of the Mounds-Apple Trees-Rock Climbing
Wind Point Lighthouse-Allen Centennial Garden
Outdoor wisconsin
Wind Point Lighthouse-Allen Centennial Garden
Lighthouses-Beaver Creek Reserve-Fisheries
Outdoor
Lighthouses-Beaver Creek Reserve-Fisheries
Kaszubes Park-Buckskinners-Dog Footrace-Aquanuts
Outdoor Wisconsin
Kaszubes Park-Buckskinners-Dog Footrace-Aquanuts
Aquaculture Production/Aquaponics/Kayaking School
Outdoor Wisconsin
Aquaculture Production/Aquaponics/Kayaking School
Monarch Population-Kayak Fishing-Skate Park
Outdoor
Monarch Population-Kayak Fishing-Skate Park
Honeybees/Lavender Farm/Fishing On Lake Michigan
Outdoor Wisconsin
Honeybees/Lavender Farm/Fishing On Lake Michigan

[Original Airdate: April 12, 2018]

Outdoor Wisconsin ends its' 34th season at the UW-Waukesha field station. Mark Nissen, of Classic Bird Hunts, guides Dan Small on a grouse and woodcock hunt in Ashland County, then prepares a wild game birthday lunch at Clam Lake Lodge.

Season 34
1 / 13 Videos
UW-Waukesha field station/Classic Bird Hunts
Outdoor Wisconsin
UW-Waukesha field station/Classic Bird Hunts
Winter crossbow-Hmong American Sportsman's club
Outdoor Wisconsin
Winter crossbow-Hmong American Sportsman's club
Pumpkin Chuckin-Trapper education
Outdoor Wisconsin
Pumpkin Chuckin-Trapper education
Female marathoner-Dog sled team
Outdoor Wisconsin
Female marathoner-Dog sled team
Federal Duck Stamp-Paddle sports gear
Outdoor Wisconsin
Federal Duck Stamp-Paddle sports gear
Skydiving-Canoecopia-Paddle a fishing kayak
Outdoor Wisconsin
Skydiving-Canoecopia-Paddle a fishing kayak
Flyways Waterfowl Experience Museum
Outdoor Wisconsin
Flyways Waterfowl Experience Museum
Geocaching-Ojibwa Bow Hunters-Antique Apples
Outdoor Wisconsin
Geocaching-Ojibwa Bow Hunters-Antique Apples
Free outdoor adventures-DNR foresters & biologists
Outdoor Wisconsin
Free outdoor adventures-DNR foresters & biologists
Sustainable agriculture-logrolling-Grilling fish
Outdoor Wisconsin
Sustainable agriculture-logrolling-Grilling fish
Milwaukee Community Sailing Center
Outdoor Wisconsin
Milwaukee Community Sailing Center
Blacksmith-Deer drive-Senior softball players
Outdoor Wisconsin
Blacksmith-Deer drive-Senior softball players
Wild Women Workshop-Ice fishing lessons for kids
Outdoor Wisconsin
Wild Women Workshop-Ice fishing lessons for kids

[Original Airdate: June 15, 2017]

Deb Wolniak looks for signs of spring in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Dan Small visits Roberts Defense in Oshkosh to learn how they make custom 1911 handguns. Emmy Fink travels to Stoughton to see newborn farm animals during Eugster's lambing and kidding days.

Season 33
1 / 21 Videos
Signs of spring-1911 handguns-Newborn farm animals
Outdoor Wisconsin
Signs of spring-1911 handguns-Newborn farm animals
"Ice Racing Granny"-Canoecopia-Camping in Winter
Outdoor Wisconsin
"Ice Racing Granny"-Canoecopia-Camping in Winter
Canoecopia-Turkey hunting-Backyard chickens
Outdoor Wisconsin
Canoecopia-Turkey hunting-Backyard chickens
Habitat restoration-fishing piers
Milwaukee PBS
Habitat restoration-fishing piers
Handmade brooms-paddleboard journey-Turtles
Outdoor Wisconsin
Handmade brooms-paddleboard journey-Turtles
Sandhill crane-Farm Sanctuary-Backyard plants
Outdoor Wisconsin
Sandhill crane-Farm Sanctuary-Backyard plants
Fishing for muskies-Fox River Water Trail
Outdoor Wisconsin
Fishing for muskies-Fox River Water Trail
Dumper Dan Sportfishing-Yerkes Observatory.
Outdoor Wisconsin
Dumper Dan Sportfishing-Yerkes Observatory.
Mushroom Farm-Northern Highlands Trail
Outdoor Wisconsin
Mushroom Farm-Northern Highlands Trail
Fishing for bass- Kayaking
Outdoor Wisconsin
Fishing for bass- Kayaking
Walleye Survey-Deer Mice
Outdoor Wisconsin
Walleye Survey-Deer Mice
Orvis fly-fishing school-Riveredge Nature Center
Outdoor Wisconsin
Orvis fly-fishing school-Riveredge Nature Center
Tiger salamanders-Tree-climbing lesson
Outdoor Wisconsin
Tiger salamanders-Tree-climbing lesson
History of Wisconsin Bowhunting
Outdoor Wisconsin
History of Wisconsin Bowhunting
Barnes Museum-Morton Forest
Outdoor Wisconsin
Barnes Museum-Morton Forest
Paul Bunyan Logging Camp-Horse rehabilitation
Outdoor Wisconsin
Paul Bunyan Logging Camp-Horse rehabilitation
Wildlife rehabilitation-Box turtle
Outdoor Wisconsin
Wildlife rehabilitation-Box turtle
Snowy owl-Aldo Leopold Reserve
Outdoor Wisconsin
Snowy owl-Aldo Leopold Reserve
Bald eagle-Bengal tiger-Hunting Canadian geese
Outdoor Wisconsin
Bald eagle-Bengal tiger-Hunting Canadian geese
Aldo Leopold- Leopold Center-Snow golf
Outdoor Wisconsin
Aldo Leopold- Leopold Center-Snow golf
Rabbit hunt-cranberry harvest-Snow Sculpting
Outdoor Wisconsin
Rabbit hunt-cranberry harvest-Snow Sculpting
Meet show host Dan Small
Dan Small has been host/producer of Milwaukee PBS' Outdoor Wisconsin since its premiere in November, 1984.

He is an avid outdoorsman and a widely published writer/photographer with credits in national and regional magazines. His writing has won numerous awards in regional and national competition.

Small is a former director of the Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers, the Ice Age Park and Trail Foundation, the Wisconsin Outdoor Communicators Association, the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers and the Outdoor Writers Association of America.

Dan Small is also the host of a radio talk show, OUTDOORS RADIO WITH DAN SMALL, heard on Newstalk 1130 WISN-AM radio in Milwaukee and 10 other stations in Wisconsin and Michigan.

The programs also can be heard at Lake-link.com/radio, a website serving the outdoor sports community. Lake-link.com/radio also lists a schedule of the day and time the program will air on each station.

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