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Aspen leaf miner trails

North Woods Naturalist: Peepers and little moths

Little moths all over the place, but not to worry…they don’t eat your clothes.


Boreal chickadee

Field Notes: Boreal chickadee

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 8:00 and 10:00.  Support for Fiel


Sam Cook. Duluth News Tribune photo

DNT Outdoors Editor Sam Cook chats with Buck one last time

Duluth News Tribune Outdoors Editor Sam Cook is a longtime favorite Roadhouse guest and friend of Buck's. He called in for Buck's last show, and they reminisced, told great stories, and managed to cover some outdoors topics, too. You can read Sam's work at www.duluthnewstribune.com.


Kadunce River

Searching for 'river bugs' in the Kadunce River

Get a new perspective of the Kadunce River in this WTIP Community Producers feature. We’ll hear from Karen, Nick and Kent as they search for river bugs.


North Woods Naturalist: Slugs

It’s not everyone’s favorite mollusk, but important just the same. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about slugs.


Sunny's Back Yard: Tomato summer

Growing tomatoes in the north woods can be a challenge. But the reward is great when all the variables of gardening in a cold climate come together.


Anna's hummingbird

Field Notes: Late season hummingbirds

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 8:00 and 10:00.  Support for 


Blue-bead lily

North Woods Naturalist: Transition to autumn

Even though there have been late summer days, we’re transitioning into autumn. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about autumn around the corner.


 

Editor of Ely Timberjay explains latest news on PolyMet mine environmental impact statement

Marshall Helmberger, editor of the Ely Timberjay, has been closely following and reporting on PolyMet's proposed NorthMet mine near Hoyt Lakes. He recently learned that the lead agencies that have overseen preparation of the mine's environmental impact statement may be wrong about where potential contaminants would flow. Dick spoke with Marshall Aug. 28 to learn more. You can read more in the Timberjay


Crab spider

North Woods Naturalist: Crab Spiders

It’s a small spider that hides in plain view -- it can because it changes color. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about crab spiders.