Mae Davenport, associate professor in the department of forest resources at the U of MN, has just received a grant to help North Shore community leasers and our area's tourism-based industry better understand the vulnerabilities, risks, and opportunities a changing climate could bring to our region. She'll be working specifically with organizations and people in Grand Marais, Lutsen, and Finland. Buck spoke with her May 9 to learn more about the project and why it's important.
Fascinating facts & stories about nature in three-minute bites, from scientist/outdoorsman Robert Zink-
Robert Zink's new book, "The Three-Minute Outdoorsman," distills the latest news from the world of science & nature into three-minute tidbits of interesting information for the regular reader. He chatted with Dave TerSteeg May 9 about the book, and tells some great, quirky stories. Did you know that chickadees in our neck of the woods are smarter than most? Can you guess why? Take a listen.
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.
Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 9:30. Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage F
As of today, Sawbill Lake is still sporting 27 inches of ice. This is only a few inches less than I reported two weeks ago, news which could just aggravate the chronic late winter depression tha
It's been a lingering winter with "cement" snow, sleet, freezing rain and even a thunderstorm.
UMD Recreational Sports Outdoor Program fosters active lifestyles & connections to the natural world-
Patrick Kohlin, kayak instructor and web specialist for UMD's Recreational Sports Outdoor Program, chatted with Dave Ter Steeg Apr. 18 about the program, what they do, and why it's important for many reasons to connect people to the big lake. This conversation is part of our effort to gather ideas and stories about environmental sustainability along the North Shore.