Along the Shore
St. Paul—Minnesota’s moose population remains low despite a slowing population decline during the past five years, according to the Minnesota DNR.
Results from the 2016 aerial moose survey indicate that the population change from an estimated 3,450 in 2015 to 4,020 in 2016 is not statistically
Kaministiqua—The soft blanket of winter’s snow disguises the harsh reality of the wild, such as wolf attacks on dogs. Some years are worse than others, but this year seems to be a particularly nasty one. Just look on social networks
Duluth—Spirit Mountain in Duluth is now offering lift-served, winter downhill fat tire biking. Spirit Mountain is the only destination in the region to offer lift assisted winter biking on a regular basis.
Bike tires must be at least 3.5 inches. Brakes on the front and
Duluth—Lake Superior Writers is seeking short stories about Lake Superior for its 2016 contest. Stories should be set in and around the lake. They can describe its people, its history, folklore, environment, wildlife, businesses,
St. Paul—The Minnesota DNR is the first state government agency in the nation to become a member of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), which sets standards for responsible forest management.
“The DNR is a member of FSC because we are concerned with the environmental,
Ely—Ely has a long recreational mushing history from the early 1970s that even pre-dates the Iditarod. During that time, Ely was proclaimed the “sled dog capital of America,” a catch-phrase that was more than a promotional