After my son Tor lost his iPhone during a canoe trip last year, I had considered paddling to Rose Lake on a recovery mission. He had lost the phone while bushwhacking up a steep hill to enjoy a lunch spot with a view. MEA weekend in October provided the opportunity, and after I persuaded my sister
Hunters know that one of the best places to be in autumn is in the marsh.
Why? Because in the fall, marshes provide migration stops for birds, are favorite haunts of predators, and marshes are a hotbed of activity for many other creatures preparing for winter or fleeing ahead of it.
The dark black skies of winter offer the ideal conditions for photographing the northern lights, so here’s a quick and dirty guide on how to capture the aurora borealis.
Although you can photograph the northern lights with any type of camera that allows manual camera settings, it’s
No two journeys are the same for our local artists. Some pursue art part-time as an outlet for their creative expression and additional income. Others use their art to build a full-time, independent business. Either way, they come up with unique ways to get their work out into the world. Here’s
Stop at nearly any local eatery and you’ll see photographs of moose or bear, on canvas or on metal prints. Area art gallery walls are filled with photos of otters, owls, grouse, geese and more. We’re blessed in the Northern Wilds to have so many talented nature photographers.
I wake up every morning thinking about wolves. Before letting the dogs out on their leashes, I make a visual scan of the backyard. While I’ve never seen a wolf there, the wild canines live in our Hovland neighborhood and occasionally attack local dogs. It is prudent to be vigilant.