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Dr. Seth Moore - Grand Portage Wildlife Biologist

Dr. Seth Moore of Grand Portage Trust Lands, tracking radio-collared moose

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Wildlife and Environment

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the far northeast corner of Minnesota, on the rocky North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County. The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues.  Dr. Seth Moore is a wildlife biologist at Grand Portage Trust Lands.


What's On:
Lake Superior is in a warming trend due to climate change.

Dr. Seth Moore: Climate Change - Part II

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September 28, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County. Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline.

The band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues. Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Calendar program, talking about the band's current and ongoing projects.

This is the second of two segments on climate change.  Produced by Carah Thomas.


 
A schematic showing the regions where natural disasters will occur due to climate change.

Dr. Seth Moore: Climate Change - Part I

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September 14, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County. Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline.

The band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues. Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Calendar program, talking about the band's current and ongoing projects.

In this segment, Dr. Moore talks about climate change.  Produced by Carah Thomas.

Photo from Wikimedia Commons: A schematic showing the regions where natural disasters will occur due to climate change. The schematic was based on the Environmentally Induced Migration map from GRID Arendal (http://www.wanaforum.org/home/images/pdf/climate_refugees.jpg ). Although the map was deleted by GRID Arendal (see http://www.grida.no/general/4700.aspx , http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,757713,00.html ) due to the fact that the number of refugees was incorrect, the map itself did not show the migration (it showed only the areas where natural disasters would occur) and hence remained accurate. It has now been uploaded to wikimedia commons for the benefit of some climate-change related articles at wikipedia. Note that a list of islands nations which will be submerged within a decade or so can be found online, ie at http://socyberty.com/issues/islands-which-may-disappear-due-to-global-wa... , ... The fact btw why the number of refugees wasn't correct (of not importance to the image, but perhaps intresting to know) can in part also be blamed on the fact that the adaption of the people themselves can't be accuratly predicted, see also: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/05/bangladesh/belt-text


 
Boom training in Grand Portage

Dr. Seth Moore: Hazardous Spills Training & Mercury in Fish

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August 24, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County. Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline.

The band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues. Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Calendar program, talking about the band's current and ongoing projects.

In this segment, Dr. Moore talks about marine training exercises in Grand Portage to prepare for possible spills, mercury in the environment, and fish advisories.  Produced by Carah Thomas.

Photo courtesy Grand Portage Trust Lands


 
Wolf with radio collar - Grand Portage

Dr. Seth Moore: Studying and Managing Wolves

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August 10, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County.  Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline.

The band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues.  Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Calendar program, talking about the band's current and ongoing projects.

In this segment, Dr. Moore talks about studying and managing grey wolves on reservation lands.  Produced by Carah Thomas.

Photo courtesy Grand Portage Trust Lands


 
Wild Rice

Dr. Seth Moore: Air & Water Quality Testing, Wild Rice, and Tunneling Moles

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July 27, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County. Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline.

The band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues. Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Community Calendar program, talking about the band's current and ongoing projects.

In this segment, Dr. Moore talks about air and water quality testing, planting wild rice, and tunneling moles.  Produced by Carah Thomas.

Photo courtesy Wisconsin DNR - by Eli Sagor - via Google Images


 
Dr. Seth Moore - moose research at Grand Portage

Dr. Seth Moore: Moose Habitat, Coaster Brook Trout, and Canoeing with Kids

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July 13, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County.  Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline.

The band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues.  Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Community Calendar program, talking about the band's current and ongoing projects.

In this segment, Dr. Moore talks about a collaborative project to restore moose habitat in northeast Minnesota, coaster brook trout surveys, and canoeing with students from Oshki Ogimaag Community School in Grand Portage.  Produced by Carah Thomas.


 
Dr. Seth Moore - releasing a radio-tagged sturgeon in Pigeon Bay, Lake Superior

Dr. Seth Moore - Asthma/COPD Relief Project, Lake Sturgeon, and Summer Mentorships

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Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County. Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline. 

The band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues. Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Community Calendar program, talking about the band's current and ongoing projects.

In this segment, Dr. Moore talks about partnering with the Bois Forte Band and the Minnesota Department of Health on an asthma/COPD/chronic bronchitis relief project, setting larval driftnets to determine if lake sturgeon are spawning in the Pigeon River, and the mentorship program at Grand Portage Trust Lands and Natural Resources department.  Produced by Carah Thomas.

Photo by Roger Deschampe Jr.


 
Dr. Seth Moore

Dr. Seth Moore - Water Quality and Mining, Invasive Species, and the Community Garden

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Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The band engages in wildlife research and restoration projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues.

Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Community Calendar program, talking about the band's current projects and concerns.

In this segment, Dr. Moore talks about water quality issues related to mining, the band's work to combat invasive species, and the Grand Portage community garden initiative.  Produced by Carah Thomas.


 
Dr. Seth Moore tracks collared moose via GPS and radio telemetry

Dr. Seth Moore - Fish Assessments, Calving Moose, and Wood Ducks

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Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The band engages in wildlife research and restoration projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse,
and environmental issues.

Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's North Shore Morning program, talking about the band's current projects.

Produced by Carah Thomas.


 
Dr. Seth Moore by Carah Thomas-Maskell

Dr. Seth Moore - Tribal Sovereignty, Treaty Rights, and Federal Partnerships

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Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County.  Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the Grand Portage Reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline.  The Band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues.  In this interview with WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson, Dr. Moore explains tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, and how the band partners with the federal government to protect the environment and restore native species.  Produced by Carah Thomas.