The Cloquet Forestry Center is located on the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation, and the two parties are now working to resolve communication issues and share the land.RELATED CONTENT
State and federal agencies release NorthMet Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement, opening public comment period for PolyMet Mining Inc.’s revised NorthMet copper-nickel mining project and proposed land exchange.RELATED CONTENT
Minnesota hunters harvested 77,008 deer during the first three days of the firearms season, down 8 percent from 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).RELATED CONTENT
Ideally, Cody Bauer and three of his classmates from the Fond du Lac Ojibwe School wouldn’t have been scuba diving in Pike Lake this weekend.RELATED CONTENT
The landscape of mid-October is an amazing scene in the Northland. Leaf colors have been a bit later than normal and the foliage show of September has lingered well into October.
In September, Dave Asproth, a native son of Mahtowa, tied trout flies at the 2013 International Fly Fishing Fair.
With all this color for early October, I find another equally inviting sight here too, albeit much more drab — the movement of sparrows.RELATED CONTENT
Many public lands remain open to hunters, recreationists during federal government shutdownRELATED CONTENT
The hawks are moving, and Duluth’s Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory celebrates the migration with its annual Hawk Weekend from Friday through Sunday. Visit the main overlook, about one mile east of Glenwood Street on Skyline Parkway, to watch hawks and learn about them from hawk count interpreters. All of the activities at the main overlook are free.RELATED CONTENT
Chippewa band’s decision means moose are off limits for everyone this year.
Hunters who want to apply for an antlerless deer permit, special hunts or a wolf hunting or trapping license are reminded they must do so by midnight Thursday, Sept. 5.
NR forestry areas with the highest fire potential are Bemidji, Park Rapids, Backus, Little Falls, Sandstone, and lands north of Cambridge and south of Cloquet.
The carcass of a silver carp – the kind that leaps from the water when disturbed – was found recently on a dam abutment just north of Winona, the furthest upstream a silver carp has been discovered in the Mississippi River.RELATED CONTENT
Cloquet resident Stuart Nelson’s painting of a rainbow trout leaping to consume a mayfly has been chosen for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2014 Trout Stamp. The painting was selected from 13 submissions for the annual contest.RELATED CONTENT