Along the Shore
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
Take advantage of the outdoors during Move it in May. | BAILEY WOLDING
“Increasing physical activity can lead to a longer life and improved health. Every hour you’re active, the experts say, adds one and a half hours to your life,” reads the press release from the first fitness week in Cook County, 13 years ago.
Movin and Groovin ran from June
Tim Stark, the tomato guy, sells thousands of heirloom tomatoes in New York City every year. | SUBMITTED
I have been totally charmed and energized by Tim Stark’s “Heirloom: Notes from an Accidental Tomato Farmer.”
I don’t say this because we are both “accidentals,” although I must admit I feel a certain kinship with the author because he was pretty unorganized about his gardening