Environment

Ovenbird

Field Notes: Ovenbird, White-Throated Sparrow and Philadelphia Vireo

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 Heritag


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Eric Larsen on his Last North expedition to the North Pole

Eric Larsen, formerly of Grand Marais, just completed his "Last North" unsupported & unassisted expedition to the North Pole. He & his teammate Ryan Waters are only the second American team in history to complete the crossing. Ann Possis spoke with Eric May 23 to learn why he traveled to the Pole and what kind of conditions he found. You can read more about Eric's adventures here.


Northern Sky: Meteor Shower?

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


Hjordis

West End News: May 22

I’m sorry to report that Joyce Krueger, one of Tofte’s most beloved residents, took a nasty fall down her stairs and broke both ankles.  She was taken to Duluth for treatment and is n


Chickadee

Field Notes: Black-Capped Chickadees and Warblers

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


Wolverine

Gus's Wild Side: Wolverines

Gus tells us about his experience with - and thoughts about - the wolverine.


'gone fishing' by Molly Sabourin via Flickr photo sharing

DNR Launches Fish Minnesota Website

Minnesota fishing regulations and other helpful information are now available on a new, easy-to-use Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website.


'gone fishing' by Molly Sabourin via Flickr photo sharing

DNR: Protect Yourself and Minnesota Waters

The following information is courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
(May 20, 2014 news release):


George Nelson

West End News: May 15

Sawbill Lake officially became ice-free on May 14 this year.  We started monitoring the ice depth on a daily basis during the brief warm spell in the first week of April, only to have winter retu


Chipping Sparrow

Field Notes: Chipping Sparrows, Nuthatches, Warblers and Kinglets

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