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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.

Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP are made possible in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Check out other programs and features funded in part with support from the Heritage Fund.

 

 


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North Woods Naturalist: Birds catching food

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, Chel describes how different birds find and cache food to survive the winter.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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North Woods Naturalist - Chel Anderson talks about Winter Solstice and Balsam Fir

North Woods Naturalist Chel Anderson talks about the recent dramatic swings in temperatures and precipitation, Winter Solstice, and what may happen if you choose a balsam fir for your Christmas tree.

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Winter on the Cascade by Travis Novitsky

North Woods Naturalist: Snow Subnivean

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.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Photo by Martha Marnocha

North Woods Naturalist: Otters, beavers and muskrats

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.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Photo by Martha Marnocha

North Woods Naturalist: Record rainfall

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 some of her latest observations following the widespread rain event last week.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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North Woods Naturalist: Lingering fall

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.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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North Woods Naturalist: Birds of Fall

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.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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North Woods Naturalist: Fall changes

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.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Northwoods Naturalist: Unusual October Eshelons

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.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Photo by Martha Marnocha

North Woods Naturalist: Ballooning spiders

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.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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