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A tough winter on trees

Winter drying injury on evergreens in northern Minnesota By Megan O’Neil, Northwest Region forest health specialist When the snow finally started to melt after this year’s long winter, many northern Minnesota residents noticed their evergreens showed signs of winter drying

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Centennial Hiking Trail on the Gunflint Trail

Someone recently asked me about the Paulsen Mine and I came across a blog post of mine from November of 2009! What, 2009? How can it have been that long ago already? Well, just in case you’re interested, here it

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Feeding Bears and Birds on the Gunflint Trail

It’s tempting to keep feeding the birds when the weather turns ugly again but you might just get a different kind of visitor to the bird feeder if you do. Photo from the internet Be aware of bears this spring;

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Moose Viewing Ahead on the Gunflint Trail

Spring is the best time of the year to see moose on the Gunflint Trail. They love to lick the roads for any residual salt leftover from winter. We love to watch them.  Come vacation with us at Voyageur Canoe

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More Snow on the Gunflint Trail

We thought we were done with the shovels but apparently Mother Nature had other plans. It sure looked like spring yesterday but not so much today with the big snowflakes falling from the sky.

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Rain and snow, snow and rain

Spring is here and on the Gunflint Trail that means, “Mud Season” Of course the snow doesn’t magically disappear overnight replaced by bone dry ground come morning. If only it would be that easy. Instead the shovels remain propped against

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Minnesota Moose Population

From MN DNR Northeastern Minnesota moose population remains low but stable 8th consecutive year of stability means the overall number of moose aren’t declining Results of the 2019 moose survey indicate northeastern Minnesota’s moose population remains stable but relatively low

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Moose Licking Car on the Gunflint Trail

Only on the Gunfint Trail! Had I known there was a car wash happening I would have gotten mine washed too. You can listen to another person’s account online at WTIP. Richard Hoeg shared this post on Facebook.  If all

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Ice and slush on the lakes

Snow and high winds made for dangerous conditions on Sunday afternoon.  That didn’t prevent some people from heading outside to fish or snowmobile. One group of anglers on the Gunflint Trail had to be rescued from Greenwood Lake when their

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COLD Temperatures on the Gunflint Trail

And the forecast calls for more cold temperatures this whole week. Stay warm! Tabular Listing: January 26, 2019 – 14:46 through January 27, 2019 – 14:46 CST Time(CST) Temperature Dew Wet Bulb Relative Wind Wind Wind Quality Solar Precipitation Fuel

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