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.
The North Shore has plenty of lichens, but you may not recognize them as such and you may not know a very interesting fact about them. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with Chel about the combination plant: lichens.
As we edge ever closer to spring, the light changes in our natural world. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about how light affects all living things in the slow change from winter to spring.
Flocks of redpolls usually come down from their northern breeding grounds to visit our feeders every winter. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about these sociable little finches.