Environmental Stewardship

Bayfield high school group visits Russia's Lake Baikal

This past summer a group of students and adults from Bayfield, Wisconsin, traveled to Siberia’s Lake Baikal to experience the culture and natural environment of Russia’s largest body


Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center (Nature Nerd / Flikr)

On the Nature of Teaching

On the Nature of Teaching is a new monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.


Eurasian milfoil infestation

Studying invasive water species on East Bearskin Lake

Recently Cook County Soil and Water hosted an outing on East Bearskin Lake.


Lake Superior Water Trail working to connect Ontario and United States

Ontario is currently in the process of developing a Lake Superior Water Trail to include the United States and Ontario shoreline in a collaborative effort. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning s


Bumble bee

Bee researcher documents native species

There are at least 35 species of native bees living in Cook County and most of them winter either under ground or in cavities. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with DNR bee researcher Crystal Boyd.


Environmental Stewardship Awards include Minnesota recipients

This year's Environmental Stewardship Awards included three Minnesota recipients.


Celebrate '50 Years of Wilderness' on September 5&6

You can join in the celebration of “50 Years of Wilderness” at the Lake Superior Wilderness Conference in Duluth

Orange Hawkweed

Cook County Invasive Team Update: Herbicides?

The Cook County Invasive Team's coordinator Angelique Edgerton talked to WTIP about the use of herbicides, in addition to her departure from the Team.


Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Stewardship resources at Wolf Ridge ELC

Peter Harris is a science and research coordinator at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center near Finland, Minnesota.


Grand Marais has a tourism-based industry

Climate change in tourism-based industries

Mae Davenport is the associate professor in the Department Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota.