Along the Shore
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
Gunflint Trail—On May 29, four women will push off from Wilderness Canoe Base (WCB) on Seagull Lake and set off on a wilderness journey. Their destination is York Factory, Manitoba, on the shores of Hudsons Bay, 1,239 miles and approximately 75 days away.
The trip is
Cook County—In Cook County, recurring wildfire is a fact of life. The wildest corner of Minnesota is a fire-driven ecosystem where periodic fires sweep across the boreal forest landscape, burning up the trees so the forest may