Along the Shore
Two Harbors—The Superior Hiking Trail Association (SHTA) has hired a new executive director. Denny Caneff will lead the SHTA into the future of maintaining, improving, permanently securing and protecting the trail, as well as securing financial
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McGuire off-roading in his jeep to Ivan Lake. | PHILIP MCGUIRE
Nipigon—A man of conviction and endless charm, Philip McGuire has lived in the Hurkett, Red Rock and Nipigon areas most of his life. And nothing delights him more than seeing the excitement on people’s faces when he shows them why it’s so great to live along Lake Superior’s North Shore.
Wood frogs are easily identified by the black bandit mask across their eyes, and their duck-like quack given from the water. | EMILY STONE
Each spring, I find myself stepping outside on mild evenings to listen for the frog chorus. If my own wet woods are silent, I’ll pick a warm afternoon to ride my bike slowly down a certain stretch of road where a southwest-facing wetland always seems to thaw first. The rough quacks of wood frogs
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