When the state government shut down on the Thursday before the long 4th of July weekend, we were not sure what the effect would be here at Sawbill.
Hovland resident Joe Paulik stopped by June 24 to talk with Buck about his passion, the nearly-lost arts of tracking and survival in the wilderness. Some key skills are patience, concentration, and acute awareness of one's surroundings.
Haze and wood smoke are noticeable in many parts of Cook County today due to a forest fire in Canada.
Rick Novitsky, manager of Grand Portage State Park, spoke with Bob on the eve of National Get Outdoors Day about the park, its new visitor center, and activities and services there. Photo copyright MN DNR.
Lori Schmidt, wolf curator at the International Wolf Center in Ely, offered her perspective on June 10 about the recent incident at the Minnesota Zoo in whi
You can only go so far on a couple of chocolate chip cookies. Tossing two cookies in your pocket, skipping breakfast and then hiking and fishing along a remote north country trout stream until 4 p.m.
Buck spoke June 3 with Mike Schrage, wildlife biologist for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, about what he's learned about moose through years of research and study. Mike was the featured speaker at the North House Folk School Boreal Birding and Northern Landscapes Festival June 4.
Mike Crook, prescribed fire specialist with the USFS in Grand Marais, stopped by Studio A May 27 to talk with Buck and Bob about his recent working trip to Ethiopia, where he helped teach effective prescribed fire practices to the local residents.
We are in the full flush of spring. Baby animals, insects on the move, plants blooming -- and the big green-up is upon us.
Years ago, when 20,000 latter day hippies known as the Rainbow Family traveled to the North Shore for their annual Independence Day campout, I was the editor of the Grand Marais newspaper and learned