North Woods Naturalist

Sunrise west harbor  from the Sunrise Series by Stephan Hoglund

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Chel Anderson
Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives in the Hovland area and keeps close tabs on daily changes happening in the great outdoors. She shares her insights with WTIP listeners every Tuesday during North Shore Morning and North Shore Digest.  Subscribe to our North Woods Naturalist podcast.

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Snowflakes

All things snowflake

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now.


Princess Pine

Prehistoric plants grow under our winter snow

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. 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.


 
Mink Frog

Frogs face the freeze in different ways

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist . She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now.


Waves crash over the breakwall by Stephan Hogland

October storm: the pluses and minuses

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


 
Snow Bunting

Late migrating birds are in the fall skies

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Garter Snake

Wildlife buttons up for winter

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

 
Stream

Brook trout spawn is on in cold streams

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Moose

Fall is time for the annual moose rut

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


 
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Busy beavers and ballooning spiders signify fall

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


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Mammals begin the process of storing up for winter

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.