Wild Traditions

Wild Traditions

Superior Fishing: Bringing the Fish Back Home

Friend of the author Kirsti Harris displays her custom made fillet knife after fishing an unknown lake for walleye. | KIRSTI HARRIS

Like most natural resource industries, Lake Superior’s commercial fishery has experienced dramatic changes over the decades. Shifting target species and their respective harvest limits have been influenced by factors like over-fishing, the introduction of invasive species, and environmental degradation Continue Reading...

Native Plants: A Wise Addition to Your Garden

Native plants, like the blanket flower, attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other vital species. |ECOSUPERIOR

I’ll be the first to admit that I used to think plants from around my region weren’t very exciting—maybe even a little boring or aptly commonplace. I asked myself, why would I plant spindly stalks of yarrow or clusters of goldenrod in my yard when they can be found so easily along ditches and Continue Reading...