CJ Heithoff

Environmental Programs and Features

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A Year in the Wilderness

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman spent a year in the wilderness.  They shared some of their experiences travelling through the BWCAW

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Matthew Baxley
Beyond the Canoe: Outdoor Recreation on the North Shore

From May to November, canoeing is the talk of the North Shore and the Boundary Waters area. Rightfully so, as the region is in...

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Dr. Seth Moore – Grand Portage Wildlife Biologist

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the far northeast corner of Minnesota, on the rocky North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County....

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Courtesy of Betsy Bowen
Field Notes

Molly Hoffman became a birder following a 1970 course in Ornithology at the University of Minnesota, Duluth which was part of a degree in...

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Jaye White
Going Green in Cook County

The people who call the North Shore home are often recognized for their creative and innovative thinking and lifestyles. In addition, a strong connection...

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Rhonda Silence
Grand Portage CACHE project

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and Education.” The...

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WTIP Staff
Lake Superior Project

Lake Superior holds 10 percent of the world’s fresh water. It is an undeniably huge resource. The lake means different things to different people,...

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Living on Earth
wednesday, 7 PM - 8 PM

Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is a weekly environmental news and information program distributed by PRX. Every week approximately 250 public radio stations...

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David R. Johnson
North Woods Naturalist

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives in the Hovland area and keeps close tabs on daily changes happening in the...

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Jana Berka
Northern Gardening
2nd thursday, 7 PM - 8 PM2nd saturday, 6 AM

Northern Gardening covers a variety of gardening topics relevant to our northern climate. The program airs on the second Thursday of each month from 7-8 p.m. and...

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Northern Sky

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She authors the Minnesota Starwatch column, and contributes to WTIP bi-monthly on the...

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Pack & Paddle

On Pack & Paddle, we get the benefit of learning how to make our outdoor adventures more fun and safe from an experienced outdoor guide and...

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Will Moore
Powering Down

Powering Down is a series that takes a look at Cook County residents who live “off the grid”. It explores their choices to downsize...

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Rhonda Silence
Superior National Forest Update

The Superior National Forest Update helps you keep up to date with Forest activities that you might encounter while driving, boating, or hiking in...

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The 1999 Blowdown Storm: Looking Back After 20 Years

During the early-morning hours of July 4, 1999, a series of thunderstorms formed over portions of North and South Dakota.  As the day moved...

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Lorrie Oswald
Weekend Outdoors

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us to share his observations on what’s going on in the great outdoors. Tune in to...

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