Environment

BWCA Wilderness Artifact (Courtesy of the Superior National Forest)

West End News: June 12

There has been a lot of action around the wayside rests that are located up and down the North Shore along Highway 61.
 


Sustainable Ely and Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness gave a presentation in Grand Marais.

Becky Rom of Sustainable Ely on mining in Cook County

On May 21, Becky Rom, one of the founders of the Sustainable Ely project gave a presentation in Grand Marais about the effects of copper and precious metal mining in Northeastern Minnesota, including


Garlic Mustard

Wildflower Walks with the Cook County Invasive Team

The Cook County Invasive Team's coordinator Angelique Edgerton talked to WTIP about the upcoming events this season.


Fiddlehead Fern

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 6

It took until June, but the last of winter’s snow cover is now gone along the Mile O Pine.


Duluth Light (James Jordan/Flickr)

It's down to Duluth vs. Provo, Utah, in Outside Magazine's Best Towns contest

Duluth has beat out 62 other towns and is up against just Provo, Utah, in the Outside Magazine Best Towns Tournament. Outside Associate Editor Jonah Ogles chatted with Buck June 6 about the contest and about what makes a town a great place to live and play. You can vote for Duluth here.


Sunny's Backyard Visitor

Sunny's Backyard: Reluctant Spring

In this edition from late May, Sunny updates us on the progress of this year's reluctant spring.


West End News: June 5

The Great Place Race micro grants provided by Cook County Moving Matters and the Cook County Chamber of Commerce included several awards in the West End.  Tofte and Schroeder will install bike ra


Magnolia Warbler

Field Notes: Warblers and the American Robin

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


Spring Beauty

North Woods Naturalist: Feels Like Summer

June is the summer solstice month and it’s feeling a lot like summer. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the big green-up.


Barred Owl

Gus' Wild Side: Encounters with an Owl

Gus recounts a special encounter with a barred owl while paddling a northern Wisconsin river.