Environment

Gunflint Green-Up

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 11

A third of the way into month four and “old man winter” is still tinkering around with his seasonal elements up this way.


MN Greenstep Logo

Grand Marais becomes latest Minnesota GreenStep city

Deb Benedict and Matthew Brown are joined by George Wilkes, Grand Marais co-chair of MN Greenstep Cities, to talk about the program and what it means for changing Grand Marais toward sustainability. Wilkes goes in depth on how sustainability deals with social and economic concerns as well as environmental ones, and how to get involved with Greenstep.


Gus' Wild Side: Working in the Sugar Bush

Gus shares his experiences working in a local sugar bush, an annual spring ritual.


West End News: April 10

It’s not too early to mark your calendar for the “Gala for the Grove.”  The Gala is a gourmet dinner, live auction and dance, and is the largest annual fundraiser for the remark


River Otter

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 4

No foolin’, it’s April!  As the keying of this week's scoop began filling the monitor screen, the weather guessers were predicting another swipe from “old man winter.”


Lake Superior

Bringing two nations together for environmental stewardship on the Great Lakes

Lissa Radke, U.S. Coordinator for the Lake Superior Bi-National Forum, calls in to the Roadhouse from Ashland, Wisconsin to talk with Buck about the Forum, which brings people together from all over the Great Lakes region to discuss environmental issues. She also talks about continuing the environmental stewardship legacy left by Sigurd Olson.


Proud Father, Colin, the Cochin Frizzle Banty

Magnetic North: Mine. Not Mine

Welcome back to Magnetic North, now into our second official week of spring (according to the calendar anyway).


Sunset

West End News: April 3

There are definitely some trade-offs to living in the West End.  We get to live in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth.  We are


Bald eagle on the DNR's eagle cam

DNR's eagle webcam enters a second year with success

Buck and Ann speak with Lori Naumann, Information Director of non-game wildlife with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, about the DNR's webcam documenting the lives of two bald eagles


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Sunny's Backyard: Early Spring Challenges and Adventures

In this episode from late March, Sunny shares some the mental challenges of a lingering winter, and some of the adventures….