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LAKE VERMILION— You could tell the kids who’d been fishing before from the first-timers. They were all fifth-graders from the North Woods School, but their skills varied widely— from … more
REGIONAL— Northeastern Minnesota’s deer population could be poised for a major comeback if the weather pattern that set in this winter continues through the spring. Exceptionally warm conditions … more
REGIONAL— A return to more seasonable temperatures and a bit of fresh snow has helped local snowmobile trail crews get the winter recreation season back on track after a record-setting melt in … more
REGIONAL— An extraordinary weather anomaly this past week left area snowmobile trails a mess, thawed swamps and streams, and disappointed many winter enthusiasts. It was a dramatic turnaround … more
ere in the North Country, winter requires a delicate balancing act for white-tailed deer. The combination of persistent cold, deep snow, and less nutritious browse requires deer to change their … more
To spot a weasel, you’d better look fast. These sleek little predators seem to be constantly on the move, which is one reason they can be tough to photograph. I caught this one the other day, as he … more
SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST—“It’s amazing what you can learn from feces.” So says Sara Malick-Wahls, a U.S. Forest Service biologist on the Kawishiwi Ranger District, near Ely, who outlined … more
REGIONAL—Mortality among animals within the Department of Natural Resources’ ongoing moose study has spiked in the past several months, but it appears to be driven more by random events than any … more
REGIONAL—Looking for a great way to work off a few of those extra holiday pounds, while making a contribution to science? Then make plans to take part in a Christmas Bird Count near you. Here in … more
REGIONAL— Northeastern Minnesota trappers registered record low numbers of fisher and marten following the completion of the six-day season that ended Dec. 1. The Nov. 18 snowstorm combined with … more
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