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Butterfly weed is a must for pollinator gardens

This week’s National Wildflower Week celebrates blooms that bring landscapes to life. Whether in prairies, pastures, along roadsides or in back yards, wildflowers create habitat, help conserve water and reduce erosion. There are lots of beautiful wildflower species that provide food for bees, birds, butterflies and other pollinators, but one of the showiest wildflowers is Butterfly […]

Spring cleaning in the transmission line rights-of-way

With the weather turning warmer and many of us remaining safer at home, spring cleaning activities have likely begun. ATC has our own version of spring cleaning, but due to the nature of the work and materials we use, we call it “fair-weather line maintenance” – mostly because some of our inspection and maintenance activities […]

The Monarchs are coming!

Saturday, May 2, was National Start Seeing Monarch’s day. While we likely won’t see any Monarchs in Wisconsin just yet, they are making their way back north to their summer breeding grounds. While the ones who left in the fall were headed all the way back to Mexico – fluttering away at 5.5 mph to […]

Celebrating Audubon Day with a free online educational program

Happy 235th birthday to the American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter John James Audubon, whose book The Birds of America is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. While Mr. Audubon had to rely on pen and paper for bird education, we have a fun online education activity for your family while you stay #SaferAtHome. Learn about osprey […]

Dancing Goat Distillery donates hand sanitizer to ATC

American Transmission Co. received a five-gallon donation of hand sanitizer from Dancing Goat Distillery in Cambridge, Wis., to keep our employees safe while we help keep the lights on during the COVID-19 pandemic. While most ATC employees are working safely from home, we maintain essential staff in our facilities to safely and reliably operate and […]