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Bummer for a Bull Moose

Thankfully the driver and passenger in a vehicle that struck a moose on the Gunflint Trail were uninjured. Unfortunately the bull moose was killed. According to Cook County Sheriff’s Office the accident took place near the Moose Viewing area on

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Healthy Like the Wolves

Here’s the latest regarding the wolf population from the Minnesota DNR. Wolf population increases with rise in deer density Results from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ 2016-1017 wolf population survey suggest Minnesota’s wolf population has increased 25 percent since

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Canoeist Struck by Turkey?

That isn’t a headline I can say I have seen before.  Near Ely, MN, a wild turkey flew out of the woods and struck a vehicle with a canoe on top of it. The windshield broke and the man thought

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Busy Bears

We’ve been hearing reports of bear activity lately.  The berry picking wasn’t good for the bears either and they are in need of food before they hibernate for the winter. They are looking wherever they can for some good food

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Bull Moose around Voyageur Canoe Outfitters

Our guests and crew have been spotting a bull moose lately. There were tracks in the parking lot the other morning and Matt saw him swimming in the rapids of the Seagull River.

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Good News for Grouse Hunters

We’ve seen alot of ruffed grouse on the Gunflint Trail this year and we aren’t the only ones! MN DNR Ruffed grouse counts up Minnesota’s ruffed grouse spring drumming counts were up 57 percent statewide this year compared to last

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Meet you at the watering hole

This thought went through my mind the other morning when I saw a group of swallowtail butterflies at an almost empty puddle of water. The gathering of males seeking nourishment is called “puddling.” I’ve seen moths perform a similar act

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My Favorite Song

It’s the one Spring Peepers sing!

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Beaver

Of course this beaver wouldn’t slap his tail on the water while I was filming but he did entertain me for quite some time.

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Eaglets Get Ankle Bracelets

Check out the update about the eaglets! About the Banding 4-18-17 It was a rainy day, but as soon as the bucket truck showed up, the rain stopped!  Most of us still got pretty wet, but the chicks got new

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