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Tofte District Ranger Kurt Steele talks safety & ethics in the woods

Just in time for the holiday weekend, we checked in with Kurt Steele, district ranger for the Tofte district of the U.S. Forest Service. He talked with Dick about safety, ethics, permits, and much more.


Citizens' Climate Lobby addresses climate change

The Citizens' Climate Lobby is a nonpartisan group working to spread the idea that each one of us can help to address climate change.


Lake Superior

Lake Superior pollution is WTIP conversation topic

Everyone knows water runs downhill.


The Sea Change Crew

Sea Change- The Final Podcast

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


The crew spent some time at Old Man's Pocket, a hidden bay.

Sea Change- Old Man's Pocket

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


Climate change has already started to affect Lake Superior.

Sea Change- Climate Change on Lake Superior

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Sea Change- Learning to Sail

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


Knife River Marina

Sea Change- Meet the Students

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


Early saxifrage at Isle Royale National Park, Michigan (NPS/WikimediaCommons)

Isle Royale Workshops

WTIP's Veronica Weadock spoke with Executive Director Kristine Bradoff about workshops offered through the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association.


courtesy Theresa Thompson, Flickr

Ideas for staying safe in the woods

The beginning of summer seems like a great time to revisit safety in the woods. Tom Suter, wilderness trail director for the Border Route Trail Association, joined Ann Possis to discuss what gear to carry, various types of technologies available for location and communication, and more. You can learn more about the Border Route Trail here.