NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND summer water safety
Failure to wear a personal floatation device is the main reason people lose their lives in water recreation accidents.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department boat and water safety coordinator Nancy Bo... Posted on 5/27/15 at 1:18 PM
STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Young swimmers report biting fish at Indiana lake
The good news is that the fish are really biting at Hardy Lake near Scottsburg in southern Indiana. The bad news is they're chomping the little kids swimming in the roped-off recreation area there. Wh... Posted on 6/4/10 at 2:48 AM
Experience the fun of mountain biking during introductory programs on Saturday, July 25, and Saturday, Aug. 29, at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in Ironton, about 140 miles northwest of the Twin Cities. Three I Can Mountain Bike! sessions will take place each day, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., from noon to 2:30 p.m. and from 3 to 5:30 p.m.
The 27-mile “Wildlife Drive” through the Roseau River Wildlife Management Area (WMA), 20 miles northwest of Roseau, will be open to vehicular travel July 18-26 and the following weekends through Aug. 16. The drive traverses wetland, woodland, brushland and farmland habitats, providing visitors ample opportunity to see wildlife.
After teasing us with 70-degree weather in mid-March, spring has been an elusive season, of late. Despite the setbacks, it will get here eventually. When those anticipated nice days finally arrive, it's important to make the most of them. The best way to do that is to have a plan for getting outside and enjoying the weather.
DULUTH, Minn. -- Fifty feet above the ground, clinging to a sheer wall of gabbro 80 feet high, Duluth's Adam Dailey begins to disappear. He's doing a training climb on mixed rock and ice at Casket Quarry, a popular climbing area on the hillside above West Duluth.
Research adds heat to trees growing in Cloquet, Ely test plots.
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Minnesota’s northern forests will look much different in coming decades as a warming climate encourages tree species like oaks and maples and pushes others, including spruce and fir, out of the region.
On Wednesday morning last week, Jim Brandenburg awoke a bit earlier than usual with the intent of securing a copy of the survivors’ edition of Charlie Hebdo -- the French satirical publication that was targeted by an act of terrorism in which 12 people died. A Luverne, Minn., native and former Forum Communications Company photographer, Brandenburg went on to work for National Geographic and is renowned for his wildlife images.
From March to October, Hermantown paddler traveled the wilderness
Gary Fiedler had dreamed about a canoe trip like this for a long time.
He had a taste of it in 2009, when he made a six-week trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park.
TOGO, Minn. — Clyde, a handsome English setter, loped through a stand of young aspen. He was all business. The bell on his collar jingled. His nose sifted the humid October air for the scent of a ruffed grouse or woodcock.
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