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Ham Lake Fire May 9, 2007

Whack a Mole! This is my all time favorite carnival game.  You know the one, the mole pops his head up out of a hole and then you try to whack it with a rubber mallet? That was what today

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Ham Lake Fire May 8, 2007

The Bright Side- The wilderness at the end of the Gunflint Trail remains.  The crystal clear lakes are the same and they are still teeming with fish.  The night sky still holds millions of stars to gaze at.  The songs of

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Ham Lake Fire May 7, 2007

I’ve included a couple of posts about the Ham Lake Fire today.  I’m doing it because during the time the fire was happening I didn’t really have time to tell the whole story about what was going on until a

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Ham Fire May 6, 2007

I wrote two entries in my blog on the 6th of May in 2007. One was in the morning and one was in the evening. In the morning we were hopeful the fire was going to burn out into the

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Ham Lake Fire Ten Year Anniversary

As a general rule I don’t re-post blog entries but I am making an exception. With reporters asking questions and folks talking about the ten year anniversary of the Ham Lake Fire I decided to make an exception.  I’m going

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Wildfire Prevention

It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since the Ham Lake Fire. I’m always happy with spring rainfall so fire danger remains low.  Happy Wildfire Prevention Week! Wildfire Prevention Week April 16-22 To increase awareness of outdoor wildfire hazards,

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Spring Prescribed Burning

Ooooh, that smell. The smell of smoke in the air. The smell that makes my chest tighten and limbs stiffen up. Smoke. With distant memories of wildfires tucked neatly in my brain no smell effects me more than that of

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Snow is Good for Wildfire Threat

The great thing about getting more snow this spring is it keeps the ground wet. Ever since the Ham Fire on the Gunflint Trail we’ve paid close attention to the moisture level in the spring.  It’s an especially vulnerable time

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Welcome Rain on the Gunflint Trail

In the past 24 hours we’ve received almost 1.5″ of rain. The rain was much needed as the land was parched. Fire is a four letter “F” word we don’t like to mention around here. We’ve been fortunate to not

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Forest is Thirsty

Our Superior National Forest is thirsty for a good rain. We only received .03″ last night while other places received a little more and a little less. While scouring the Gunflint Trail for blueberries I’ve done alot more walking than

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