Jean Clausen http://wuwm.com en Nature Writer Revels in Wisconsin River's Splendor http://wuwm.com/post/nature-writer-revels-wisconsin-rivers-splendor <p>Today is Earth Day. What’s become an international event, was the brainchild of the late Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin. Over the years, the U.S. Senator inspired millions of people around the world to address dangers threatening the environment.<br><br>Jean Clausen has found inspiration in the world around her. The 95-year-old nature writer helped save the “once endangered” bald eagles that now thrive on the Wisconsin River. world to address dangers threatening the environment.<br><br>WUWM environmental reporter Susan Bence motored up to her riverbank cottage, 30 miles northwest of Madison. She caught Clausen in the middle of intense bird watching, and chronicling. world to address dangers threatening the environment.<br><br>Jean Clausen is excited! She just spotted a small woodpecker - a yellow-bellied sapsucker - feasting at one of her many feeders. world to address dangers threatening the environment.<br> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 17:16:40 +0000 Susan Bence 3120 at http://wuwm.com Nature Writer Revels in Wisconsin River's Splendor