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Migrating Bald Eagles

Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota Spring migration 1-2 weeks ahead of historical dates Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota and may be seen in large numbers across parts of the state over the next few weeks, according to

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage or Lack Thereof

I don’t think it will be a year for visiting the ice caves in Wisconsin. There isn’t enough ice yet and it’s doubtful we’ll have enough consistently cold temperatures to freeze it solid enough for travel.  I guess I’ll have

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Save Your Salt for Your Margaritas

news release from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Contact: Pam McCurdy, 651-757-2559 10 smart salting tips that protect Minnesota waters As Minnesota endures heavy snowfall and bitter cold temperatures, most of us will rely on a crucial tool to clear the

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Isle Royale Wolf Intervention

Isle Royale National Park has been studied over the years for the unique predator prey relationship of moose and wolves. In recent years the wolf population has struggled due to inbreeding and the lack of an ice bridge during winters

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Not the Best News for Winter Lovers

We all know climate change isn’t good and for people who love winter it’s even worse. From the MN Department of Natural Resources Nature Sightings – Winter is Changing! If you grew up in Minnesota, what childhood memories do you

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Four Reasons to visit the BWCA in October

I personally don’t need a reason to visit the BWCA but I could create a very long list if I wanted to. Maybe you need help convincing someone to join you on an October canoe trip, if so then here

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Leaf Looking

We have a wonderful young woman named Abbie working at Voyageur Brewing Company. She is from Jamaica and the other day I asked her if she was going to go look at colors on her day off. She gave me

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Invasive Earth Worms

It’s been awhile since I’ve written about earthworms but I haven’t forgotten about the destruction they can cause in a forest. Most people don’t realize the impact they can have but it’s super important, especially on the Gunflint Trail and

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Did You See the Harvest Moon?

Last night I made an announcement the harvest moon was rising. Then someone else said, “That’s not the harvest moon.”  I thought I remembered reading something about it so today I had to look into it.  Here’s what I found.

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Checking for Invasive Species

We care greatly about our water in Minnesota and we appreciate everyone’s effort to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species.  It might take a little bit of time to drain and clean your boat and/or fishing gear but

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