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Environment

Superior National Forest scene

Forest bathing---improve your health by immersing yourself in nature

Ever hear of forest bathing? It's an idea that comes from Japan, of literally immersing yourself in nature to improve your mental and physical health. Dr. Jean Larson of the Center for Spirituality & Healing and the U of MN Arboretum joined Dave recently to explain why getting out into the forest, away from the bustle of modern urban life, is good for body and soul. 


BWCAW campsite

Tofte District Ranger Kurt Steele talks safety & ethics in the woods

Just in time for the holiday weekend, we checked in with Kurt Steele, district ranger for the Tofte district of the U.S. Forest Service. He talked with Dick about safety, ethics, permits, and much more.


Citizens' Climate Lobby addresses climate change

The Citizens' Climate Lobby is a nonpartisan group working to spread the idea that each one of us can help to address climate change.


Lake Superior

Lake Superior pollution is WTIP conversation topic

Everyone knows water runs downhill.


The Sea Change Crew

Sea Change- The Final Podcast

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


The crew spent some time at Old Man's Pocket, a hidden bay.

Sea Change- Old Man's Pocket

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


Climate change has already started to affect Lake Superior.

Sea Change- Climate Change on Lake Superior

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Sea Change- Learning to Sail

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


Knife River Marina

Sea Change- Meet the Students

Katya Gordon and her family from Two Harbors are sailing Lake Superior to raise awareness about climate change.


Early saxifrage at Isle Royale National Park, Michigan (NPS/WikimediaCommons)

Isle Royale Workshops

WTIP's Veronica Weadock spoke with Executive Director Kristine Bradoff about workshops offered through the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association.