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Northern Gardening

Food sovereignty and sustainable agriculture along the North Shore

Hosts Joan Farnam and Diane Booth will be talking about the initiatives Grand Portage is making with their food sovereignty plan.


Silver Creek in Lake County

Spring Along the North Shore: The good, the bad and the beautiful

Spring in northeast Minnesota often starts out with dirty snow and cool temperatures. But the season can also be full of color and the promise of summer.


 

Five Minnesota cities chosen for climate-smart exchange program with Germany

Five Minnesota cities are partnering with five award-winning German cities to explore and implement economically beneficial, climate-smart energy strategies for both. Dr. Sabine Engel, of the U of MN Institute on the Environment, is the project leader. She spoke with Dave about the project, how it works, and why it's important for both countries. You can learn more about the project and the Institute here.


A Year in the Wilderness: April 29 - Barking at waves

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Pharmaceutical toxins found in northeast Minnesota lakes and fish

Pharmaceuticals and other human-produced chemicals are appearing in northeast Minnesota's water and fish - even in remote and pristine lakes. In this edition of The Lake Superior Project, Dr.


Greg Schweser

Greg Schweser on Deep Winter Greenhouses

Growing fresh produce is not only good for your health and budget, it's also great for Mother Earth.


A Year in the Wilderness: April 15 - Saganaga at last

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.


North Woods Naturalist: Neighborhood Changes

There are more signs of an early spring besides milder weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about all the indicators of the changes afoot.


Lake Agnes by Travis Novitsky

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center's new lab enables deeper study

The MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center has a new lab at the U of MN, St. Paul campus. Dave chatted with Sue Galatowitsch, director of the center, about why this research is so important to Minnesota waters, and what we as individuals can do to protect them.


LEDs

Northern Gardening: Starting seeds indoors & the latest on LEDs

This month's Northern Gardening, hosted by Diane Booth and Joan Farnam, is all about starting seeds indoors and outdoors, giving you tips on how to make your seed st