Along the Shore
Duluth—After years of clean water improvements, stocking and habitat projects, lake sturgeon are returning to the St. Louis River in larger numbers.
Fisheries staff at the Minnesota DNR are embarking on a new research project to study their growing numbers and learn more
Saganaga Lake—Visitors to the Gunflint Trail’s Chik-Wauk Museum will discover a new Nature Center.
“It will be the first building on the left as people drive in,” says director Bonnie Schutt.
The kid-friendly facility will have six stations where children learn about
Two Harbors—With more than 150,000 visitors a year, Split Rock Lighthouse is in need of a plan for future growth that doesn’t compromise the historic integrity of the site.
Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Rick Nolan,
Grand Marais—For Bill Blank, the most challenging aspect of building a non-motorized, multi-purpose trail along the North Shore of Lake Superior has nothing to do with pouring asphalt or finding outdoor enthusiasts to visit the region.
Rather, as with many things snared
Grand Marais—Spotted knapweed. Sea lamprey. Emerald ash borer. What do all three have in common? They’re all invasive species. And they’re all coming, or have already arrived, to the Northern Wilds.
Invasive species can travel in many forms, show up in a variety of
Lutsen—In a few weeks, a swarm of neon yellow-green jerseys will fill the start chute at the Lutsen 99er mountain bike race. Don’t be alarmed. It’s the riders of the Duluth Composite Team (DCT). This team of high school mountain bike racers will be launching its 2016