Category Archives: Parks



History endures at Chippewa Park

Thunder Bay—Chippewa Park in Thunder Bay is built on a foundation of history, culture and nature; and with so many things to see and do, the park delivers adventure for everyone.

According to historical records at The Harry Kirk Archives and Records Centre in Thunder Bay, Continue Reading...



Minnesota state parks report big increase in visitors

St. PaulA post-Labor Day report from the Minnesota DNR shows a significant increase in the number of people buying permits and staying overnight at Minnesota state parks and recreation areas in 2015 compared with 2014. Erika Rivers, director Continue Reading...



Capturing the Canoe Country

By Michael Furtman

It may come as a surprise to many people, but the Boundary Waters and Quetico are really not great locations for wildlife photography! Why?

These vast wilderness areas are largely boreal forest, a habitat type that has relatively low densities of wildlife, and of those species that Continue Reading...



A Remnant of the Forest that Was

Do trees communicate with each other, socialize and help each other survive? Apparently so, according to a growing number of international scientists, members of the Society of Plant Signaling and Behavior, who are meeting in Vancouver this summer to talk about the Continue Reading...