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North Woods Naturalist

Sunrise west harbor  from the Sunrise Series by Stephan Hoglund

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Chel Anderson
Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives in the Hovland area and keeps close tabs on daily changes happening in the great outdoors. She shares her insights with WTIP listeners every Tuesday during North Shore Morning and North Shore Digest.  Subscribe to our North Woods Naturalist podcast.

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North Woods Naturalist: Spring observations

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

In this edition of North Woods Naturalist, Chel describes her recent observations during this March spring teaser.

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North Woods Natarulist: Life in the river water

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

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North Woods Naturalist: Trees surviving cold

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

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North Woods Naturalist: Cold snap and critters

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

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Lake Superior. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

North Woods Naturalist: Lake Effect Snow & Warming Great Lakes

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

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Photo by M.E. Sanseverino via Flickr and Creative Commons (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)

North Woods Naturalist: Barred owl

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

In this edition of North Woods Naturalist, Chel tells us all she knows about the barred owl, also known as the hoot owl.

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North Woods Naturalist: Hoar frost vs rime ice

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

Hoar frost and rime ice are very similar, but there are small differences between the two.  Chel teaches us how to tell the two apart in this edition of North Woods Naturalist.

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North Woods Naturalist: Snow and stars

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

In this edition of North Woods Naturalist, Chel talks about two of our biggest winter wonders - snow and stars.

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North Woods Naturalist: Tracks

There's a bit of snow cover now on frozen lakes, ponds, and rivers.  The fresh snow provides a perfect canvas for wildlife to leave their tracks behinds.  In this edition of North Woods Naturalist, Chel describes the tracks she's encountered recently.

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North Woods Naturalist: Early winter ice

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.

In this edition of North Woods Naturalist, Chel walks us through the magic and intricacies of early winter ice.

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