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Possible Prescribed Burns in the Superior National Forest

SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST TO IMPROVE FOREST CONDITIONS THROUGH PRESCRIBED FIRE DATE:  April 11, 2017, Duluth, MN.  If you are out and about the Superior National Forest in the next several weeks and smell smoke it very likely is a signal

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Enjoying Winter in the Superior National Forest

There are so many outdoor recreation possibilities to choose from in the winter. We’re lucky to live in the Superior National Forest where cross-country ski trails, lakes and snowmobile trails abound. Snowshoeing through the woods, snowball fights, building snowmen, sledding

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Once Upon a Time in the BWCA

We recently paddled a loop in the Superior National Forest. It is located outside of the BWCA so it is a little bit different. People can bring chainsaws to cut firewood if they want and they can use small motors.

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BWCA Storm Updates

Another tragedy in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, this time on the Ely side of the Superior National Forest. Here’s an article for more information about the event. WIND STORM CAUSES DAMAGE ACROSS SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST Duluth, MN – July

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Spring in the Superior National Forest

It didn’t feel like spring yesterday at Abby’s ballgame as the wind howled and I shivered bundled in blankets and wearing my winter coat, hat and gloves. But the Superior National Forest says it’s so! SPRINGS COMES TO SUPERIOR NATIONAL

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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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Many Mushrooms

One of these days I will take the time to learn about the many mushrooms in our area. I have a book about them but I need the time to open it up. If anyone can identify any of these

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Thanks Minnesota Conservation Corps

We appreciate all of the work the Minnesota Conservation Corps has done on the Superior National Forest this summer. What an asset to our great state. Seasonal crews wrap up summer of service in northern Minnesota Tofte crew, from left:

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Sharing is Nice, But Not When it’s My Campsite

If you are out in the Boundary Waters and can’t find a campsite then please don’t ask me if you can camp at my site with me. I’m sorry but I really don’t want to share. If I tell you,

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Oh Those Pesky Black Bears

I guess we aren’t the only part of the Superior National Forest that is experiencing friendly and frequent black bear visitors. The bear population must be at an all time high because many people are reporting seeing them either on

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