Hoary redpolls and boreal chickadees can sometimes be spotted among their more common cousins
They descended on my bird feeders like a blizzard, fluttering from perch to branch, from feeder to ground. As if driven by hunger, some fluttered violently over occupied perches, trying to drive off those that were
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The Gunflint Trail near Grand Marais has long been renowned for its rugged, pine-filled forests and pristine lakes. People travel the world over to hunt, to fish, or to paddle the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The
We Northlanders are a hardy bunch, and so are the critters that share our region. I’m sure we all have friends and relatives that live in warmer climes who remark that they don’t know why we live here.
We live here because we love it, love the bright starkness of a snowy winter scene, the incredible
“Pulling this cord de-powers the kite,” explained somebody or other.
I wasn’t paying attention. Sure, I was listening, and my eyes were trained obediently on the mass of cords that extended out to the deflated five-meter kite. But my focus was on the fact that, as soon as this
Story and photos by Dave Freeman
As dawn’s first light penetrated the walls of our tent I unzipped my sleeping bag enough to reach out and grab the small slivers of kindling and strips of birch bark I had placed near the wood stove the night before. Half asleep I loaded the wood stove, lit the kindling, and
For the novice photographer, capturing images at night can be a blur. Literally. Applying the same daytime photography techniques to nighttime shots can be frustrating. So, what is the secret to taking stunning photographs in low light? After speaking with a few professional photographers, each with