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REGIONAL— There were hopeful signs in the Department of Natural Resource’s latest aerial moose survey, results of which were released on Monday. The survey, which was canceled in 2021 due … more
REGIONAL— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a proposal to reclassify the northern long-eared bat as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. The proposed rule, … more
As I’ve written here before, there is reason to be concerned about the status of the black bear population here in the North Country, in part because the population here on the Canadian Shield … more
REGIONAL—Barring another major snow event, the 2021-22 winter season should wind up around average for much of the North Country, at least in terms of severity for whitetail deer. As of … more
REGIONAL—The Department of Natural Resources will begin temporarily closing some state forest roads and trails as seasonal melting makes them too soft to support vehicle traffic without causing … more
For the would-be phenologists among us, it’s peak season here in the North Country. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, “phenology” is the study of cyclical and seasonal … more
SOUDAN— Interpretive staff at the Lake Vermilion Soudan Underground Mine State Park will be offering a guided surface tour of the former mining operation here beginning Memorial Day weekend and … more
REGIONAL—Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD, continues its slow march across Minnesota, and it moved ever closer to the North Country with the latest discovery this week. The DNR reported that … more
REGIONAL— Last year, I wrote about a bobcat that had taken up temporary residence in an old doghouse in Randy and Julie Grahn’s backyard near Cook during a February cold snap. They feed … more
SOUDAN— Planners for the North Country National Scenic Trail are hoping to wrap up public comment on possible routes between Tower and Ely by the end of March, and they heard a strong vote of … more
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