Environment

Snow on the Lake

Nosey Rosey April 29

Aaaaah- Rooo!! This is Nosey Rosey for WTIP comyooonitee radio. Mud season! Snow Season! Mud season! Snow Season! Come on! Make up your mind Mother Nature.


Bird Migration

Looking at bird migration on the North Shore

Chel Anderson is a North Shore naturalist. She lives in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now. Welcome back, Chel.


Otter

Spring is the time to observe otters

Chel Anderson is a North Shore naturalist. She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now. Welcome, Chel.


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National Geographic "Adventurer of the Year" Andrew Skurka on The Roadhouse

Andrew Skurka, adventurer and athlete, chatted with Buck April 29 about exploration and travel, including his recent 4,700-mile, 6-month Alaska-Yukon expedition. He's the featured speaker at the Superior Hiking Trail Association meeting Saturday, May 7 at Wolf Ridge in Finland.


Knife River, Minnesota

Points North: On The North Shore, A Ripple Of Discontent Begins

The next best thing to spending a fine April afternoon fishing a trout stream is to go for a walk beside one.


Crocus in the Snow

West End News April 28

This is the time of year when most of Cook County takes a deep breath and enjoys the lull between the busy winter season and the even busier summer season.


Chipmunk

West End News April 21

I saw my first chipmunk of the season this week. It was standing up, in that cute chipmunk way, right in the middle of the Sawbill Trail.


Waiting for Spring

Gunflint Notebook: Waiting

We spend much of our lives waiting: waiting to be born, waiting to get our driver's licenses in high school, waiting to register for college, and so on.


Moose

Points North: Seeking Answers To Moose Decline—Before It’s Too Late

Gonzo journalism is when the journalist becomes a participant in the story. I'm not sure it applies to clipping samples of moose browse along the Gunflint Trail. Researcher Dr.


Environmental Protest

Points North: Whatever Happened To Activism?

In a time when politicians seem to view the natural world with attitudes ranging from indifference to abhorrence, in separate conversations I recently asked three prominent environmentalists the same