Along the Shore
Students collaborating during construction of the aquaponics system. | CHRIS DUBE
Terrace Bay—I teach an Outdoor, Experiential, Environmental Science course at the Terrace Bay High School. During a discussion on sustainable agricultural practices, composting methods and food miles, the topic of aquaponics arose. We stumbled
The Ham Lake fire burned roughly 75,851 acres in the U.S. and Canada. | VISIT COOK COUNTY
Gunflint Trail—At the beginning of May, it looked like the summer of 2007 was going to be wonderful. Northlanders enjoyed T-shirt weather and planned for early season camping. A few resort owners had concerns about fire danger after the nearly
After the snow melts and rivers open up, novice and intermediate steelheaders will head to the banks of the Baptism River to learn the fundamentals of fishing on the North Shore. Women on the Fly, part of Minnesota Steelheaders, will hold their second annual streamside
Good things are happening in outdoor recreation in Duluth and Johnson has been in the forefront. | HANSI JOHNSON
Duluth—In 2014, Outside Magazine crowned Duluth as the Best Place to Live in the United States. That summer, Hansi Johnson started a newly created
Using photosynthesis to return carbon to the soil will help address climate change. | SUBMITTED
Finland—What if there was a way to not only slow climate change, but reverse it?
Automatically, you may think that’s impossible. However, an international non-profit organization headquartered in Finland, Minnesota says they may have identified a way.
Their solution starts with carbon.
When not submitting proposals and resolutions, the Nordic Nature Group finds time for outdoor recreation. |SUBMITTED
Grand Marais—The Nordic Nature Group has been busy. Between collecting years worth of Grand Marais environmental impact data and presenting it to groups of supporters, it’s surprising that the group manages to squeeze in another big priority: school.
The main mantra of