Environment

Redstart

Field Notes: Black-throated green warbler, veery, ovenbird and American redstart

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


Northern Sky: July's Thunder Moon

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


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Would you like a side of crickets with that? The future of insects as 'people food'

Biochemist and entomologist Dr. Aaron Dossey is the founder/owner of All Things Bugs, a Georgia company dedicated to insect-based applications including insect-based foods. He spoke with Dick June 27 to explain why he believes insects are the food of the future, enabling us to feed our growing population efficiently. You can read more about his ideas and his company here. 


Gypsy moths can be unknowingly transported by vehicles

Upcoming Gypsy Moth Quarantine

A gypsy moth quarantine is due to take effect in Cook and Lake counties as early as July 1, 2014.


Mourning Warblers

Field Notes: White-Throated Sparrow, Mourning Warbler and American Crow

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


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Dan Blessing on his trip from Lake Superior to the Pacific in a birch bark canoe

Dan Blessing and his canoe partner Mark Vangrinsven paddled nearly 4,000 miles from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean in a birch bark canoe they built themselves. Buck spoke with Dan June 20 at the Wooden Boat Show down on harborside North House campus about how they did it, what they carried and ate, and lots more, including the special recipe for birch bark canoe sealant made with bear fat. You can read more at their website here.


Dalmation Toadflax

Cook County Invasives Team Update: June 23

WTIP got an update from Angelique Edgerton, the Cook County Invasive Team's Coordinator about upcoming events with team, and how to stop the spread of Dalmation Toadflax.


Black-Billed Cuckoo

Field Notes: Black-Billed Cuckoo, Redstart, Vireo and Chipping Sparrow

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


Photo by Yen H Nguyen via Flickr.

Lake Superior Binational Forum on preventing flood damage

WTIP talked to Lissa Radke of the Lake Superior Binational forum about some enviromentally friendly ways to prevent flood damage in urban areas.