Running requires motivation...especially during the hot summer months

Fisherman's Picnic 5 Miler

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell's favorite Fish Pic event is the 5 Mile Trail Run at Pincushion Mountain.


Lexie

Sunny's Backyard: June in the Northwoods

In this episode from late June, Sunny shares what she likes - and dislikes - about the vibrant month of June in the northwoods.


Dogbane

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: August 1

Hello month eight! Who would have thought we’d be in August already. “Neebing” (summer in Ojibwe) is rapidly approaching the halfway point by the calendar.


Workers from all over the world come to Cook County

Foreign Worker Study in Cook County

There is a new study taking place in Cook County about foreign workers in the area.


Superior National Forest Update: August 1

 Hi -- I’m Anna Botner, Wilderness Specialist on the Tofte and Gunflint Ranger Districts with this week’s edition of the Superior National Forest Update - information on con


Volunteers Needed at Devil Track Wildflower Sanctuary

The Wildflower Sanctuary along the Devil Track River is in the process of being restored and maintained. Anne and Chris Hegg spoke with WTIP volunteer Joey Detrick on North Shore Morning. 


Rep. David Dill

WTIP presents a special mining conversation broadcast

Cook County is a long way from the Iron Range, so why do we reap the benefits of the taconite tax? If non-ferrous mining becomes a reality, who benefits from those taxes?


Cedar Waxwing

Common Yellow-Throat, Cedar Waxwing and Chestnut-Sided Warbler

Support for Field Notes with Molly Hoffman comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
 

(Photo by pumcus on Flickr)


Mercury in fish

Clinic launches mercury in fish study

Sawtooth Clinic and the Grand Portage Health Center are involved in a survey of women, infants and mercury in fish  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Patricia McCann from the Minnesota Department of


Gus' Wild Side: In Search of Quiet

Gus explores the importance of quiet in his life - and explains that finding quiet can often be difficult.


It's Blueberry Season in the Northland!

Are wild blueberries an important part of your summer? Or maybe you work to have them all year long!  Producer Ada Igoe shares her thoughts on this special time of year.


New "accountability" system implemented by Cook County fire departments

The  Cook County fire departments had their quarterly meeting recently.


Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Stewardship resources at Wolf Ridge ELC

Pete Harris is a science and research coordinator at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center near Finland, Minnesota.


Grand Marais has a tourism-based industry

Climate change in tourism-based industries

Mae Davenport is the associate professor in the Department Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota.


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