Environment

Casting Votes

Points North: How Will The Election Affect Conservation And The Environment?

 Last week’s elections can be summed up by saying an angry swarm of voters descended on the nation’s


Mink Frog

Frogs face the freeze in different ways

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist . She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now.


Deer

Points North: Deer hunting Is More About Living Than Killing

 My father had a wry observation about deer hunting.


Waves crash over the breakwall by Stephan Hogland

October storm: the pluses and minuses

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Snow Bunting

Late migrating birds are in the fall skies

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Plains

Points North: On the Plains, Human Encounters Are Few, But Memorable

 On the western plains, most everything seems temporary or transient. All that has permanence is the grass. Plow it up and even the dirt blows away.

 

Garter Snake

Wildlife buttons up for winter

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Sharp-Tailed Grouse

Points North: As Goes The Grouse Hunter, So Goes The Hunting

 On a sunny Sunday afternoon in October, you don't expect to be alone when you go for a drive along North Shore


Moose

Points North: Important Moose Questions Remain Unanswered

 If Minnesota moose are declining due to a warming climate, why are they still sighted with some regularity at the very southern edge of their range in the state, in places like southern Itasca,


Stream

Brook trout spawn is on in cold streams

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.