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Invasive species in Minnesota waters and what you can do to stop them

Dave Seaton spoke Apr. 13 with Lois Sinn Lindquist, executive director of Minnesota Waters, about invasive species in Minnesota, and steps we can all take to slow or stop their spread. There will be a training session for lake service providers in Grand Marais Sat., May 5, at the Cook County Community Center from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 28

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


"Yes, loons have come back to Gunflint Lake during the past week..."

Wildersmith April 27

The universe, north woods included, is about to bid farewell to month four and ascend into segment five of the year 2012.


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LSProject: Sensing Changes

All around the lake, folks are noticing changes in the weather and climate. In this segment of the Lake Superior Project, we begin to take a look at how climate change is impacting Lake Superior.


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Earthworms: Good for Gardens, Bad for Boreal Forests

Ryan Hueffmeier knows a lot about worms.  He's a researcher with the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD), and Program Coordinator with Gre


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Commissioner explains negative Historical Society vote

At the recent county board meeting – a funding request from the Historical Society, a new Lutsen Fire Hall, Boreal-TV and the community center.


Haze over BWCAW - photo courtesy Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness

West End News: April 26

I was sorry to hear that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency caved to political pressure and weakened its plan to reduce haze over the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National P


Mayor Carlson

Mayor reports on Grand Marais council decisions

City storefront loans, a ZipLine deal, new animal ordinance revisions and Hizzoner is ready to fish.


 

We're back!

Thu, 04/26/2012 - 8:58am

After a short hiatus, the Lake Superior Project is back this week! Over the next several weeks we’ll be taking a closer look at climate change and Lake Superior.


Lake Superior & Climate Change Part 1

Learn more about the Big Lake and climate change in this video from the Institute on the Environment.

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Split Rock Lighthouse - photo by Randen Pedersen via http://commons.wikimedia.org

Moments in Time: Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse, on the North Shore of Lake Superior, celebrated 100 years in 2010.  A year later, the lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - April 21st

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Borealis Chorale Spring Concert on Tuesday Classics

The Borealis Chorale & Orchestra held it's annual spring concert on Sunday, April 1.


"During the last five years, we’ve learned to love rocks at the end of the Gunflint Trail..."

Of Woods and Words: After Fire

During the last five years, we’ve learned to love rocks at the end of the Gunflint Trail.


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