Tuesday, Nov. 10 is the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. It's also the only time each year that the Split Rock Lighthouse beacon is lit, and visitors can climb the tower. Site Manager Lee Radzak chatted with Dave Nov. 6 about the lighthouse and about Tuesday's events, from noon to 6 p.m. You can learn more about the events here.
Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences travelling the BWCAW.
The bird migration at Hawk Ridge is approaching half a million. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about songbirds and raptors, ducks and loons.
In the streams and on the shoals, the Coaster Brook Trout are busy. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about spawning coasters.
Emerald ash borer was discovered in trees last week in Duluth.
Herring numbers are low in Lake Superior, according to the Department of Natural Resources. This could impact the way the lake is managed in the future as a fishery.
October is winding down and we are definitely into fall. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the shift from autumn toward winter.
Cook County's local electric co-op, Arrowhead, recently installed a community solar array, and members can subscribe to the output. We wanted to learn more, so we talked with Prof. Kathryn Milun of the Institute on the Environment and UMD, who has been studying community solar and developed a project called the Solar Commons. You can learn more about Arrowhead's local project here.