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Snow dance

Snow dance

PLAY | 05:25

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.

Bird survival skills

Bird survival skills

How do birds survive the northern winters?

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff learns about the survival skills of birds from naturalist Chel Anderson in this edition of North Woods Naturalist.

PLAY | 07:20
Seasonal twists and turns

Seasonal twists and turns

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.

PLAY | 04:46
Snow fleas

Snow fleas

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about Springtails, also known as snow fleas, in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 06:06
“Paddle Minnesota” meets “On the River”

“Paddle Minnesota” meets “On the River”

Back in late August, Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher took volunteer music programmer Susan Lick out for a paddle to learn more about her and to talk about the music that she loves. Here’s Paddle Minnesota…

PLAY | 13:57
Subnivean Microbes

Subnivean Microbes

It’s a whole different world underneath our snowpack.

WTIP’s CJ Hiethoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about subnivean microbes in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 06:54
Avian antics

Avian antics

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.

PLAY | 04:58
The Gunflint January is heading into its’ last stanza

The Gunflint January is heading into its’ last stanza

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.

PLAY | 06:23
Cold weather courting and snow depth

Cold weather courting and snow depth

What do cold weather courting and snow depth have in common? Great Horned Owls have to carefully manage both of those things this time of year.

PLAY | 07:34
Northeast Minnesota – A history of fire, ice and inland seas

Northeast Minnesota – A history of fire, ice and inland seas

Northeast Minnesota has undergone many geologic events to produce the landscape we know today.

PLAY | 09:22
Looking back at 2019

Looking back at 2019

Naturalist Chel Anderson reflects on the year that was and talks winter ephemera with WTIP’s CJ Heithoff in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 06:13

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