Congressman Chip Cravaack made headlines recently when the U.S. House passed his legislation authorizing a land-for-land swap between the U.S.
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.
About a decade ago, North Dakota hunters, upset with increasing numbers of out-of-state duck hunters, urged the state legislature to pass new restrictions on nonresidents.
Brad Herried, cartographer & web developer at the U of MN Polar Geospatial Center, chatted with Buck Sept. 7 about the new joint project with Google that allows people to see special places in the Antarctic and Arctic without ever leaving home. The pic at left shows Brad capturing Google Street View imagery at the South Pole November 2011. Click here to go to the Street View page where this shot was taken.