The smoke you may smell is coming from fires in Northwest Ontario.
The spirit of our atmosphere is snarling as the once wonderful summer got ugly hot since our last visit.
With its limited light pollution, the North Shore is a great place to observe the night sky.
Bob spoke July 8 with Duluth News-Tribune outdoors writer Sam Cook about how the state shutdown is affecting fishing, state parks, conservation efforts, and more.
When the state government shut down on the Thursday before the long 4th of July weekend, we were not sure what the effect would be here at Sawbill.
Hovland resident Joe Paulik stopped by June 24 to talk with Buck about his passion, the nearly-lost arts of tracking and survival in the wilderness. Some key skills are patience, concentration, and acute awareness of one's surroundings.
Haze and wood smoke are noticeable in many parts of Cook County today due to a forest fire in Canada.
Rick Novitsky, manager of Grand Portage State Park, spoke with Bob on the eve of National Get Outdoors Day about the park, its new visitor center, and activities and services there. Photo copyright MN DNR.