Environment

River Otter

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 4

No foolin’, it’s April!  As the keying of this week's scoop began filling the monitor screen, the weather guessers were predicting another swipe from “old man winter.”


Lake Superior

Bringing two nations together for environmental stewardship on the Great Lakes

Lissa Radke, U.S. Coordinator for the Lake Superior Bi-National Forum, calls in to the Roadhouse from Ashland, Wisconsin to talk with Buck about the Forum, which brings people together from all over the Great Lakes region to discuss environmental issues. She also talks about continuing the environmental stewardship legacy left by Sigurd Olson.


Proud Father, Colin, the Cochin Frizzle Banty

Magnetic North: Mine. Not Mine

Welcome back to Magnetic North, now into our second official week of spring (according to the calendar anyway).


Sunset

West End News: April 3

There are definitely some trade-offs to living in the West End.  We get to live in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth.  We are


Bald eagle on the DNR's eagle cam

DNR's eagle webcam enters a second year with success

Buck and Ann speak with Lori Naumann, Information Director of non-game wildlife with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, about the DNR's webcam documenting the lives of two bald eagles


One of Sunny's Huskies

Sunny's Backyard: Early Spring Challenges and Adventures

In this episode from late March, Sunny shares some the mental challenges of a lingering winter, and some of the adventures….


Merlin

Lake County Compass: Where Are the Spring Birds?

Jim Lind, former avian ecologist at the University of Minnesota, tells us what late winter and early spring birds he's been seeing -- and due to the severe winter we've had -- what b


West End News: March 27

A couple of weeks ago, Cook County Higher Education met with businesses in the West End to explore training and education needs for people who work in the West End. Leadership training for manage


Planets

Northern Sky: Spring Planets

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


Sawtooth Mountain Students on a Snowshoe Hike

Sawtooth Elementary Kindergarten Snowshoe Hike

On a warm February day, Sawtooth Elementary kindergarten students spent the afternoon snowshoeing and practicing their five senses in the outdoors.