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Snow dance

Snow dance

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

Wildersmith on the Gunflint – March 1, 2019

Wildersmith on the Gunflint – March 1, 2019

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

PLAY | 06:48
North Woods Naturalist: A surprise early migrant

North Woods Naturalist: A surprise early migrant

Naturalist Chel Anderson tells CJ Heithoff about one early spring migrant she recently spotted in this edition of North Woods Naturalist.

PLAY | 05:52
North Woods Naturalist: Ravens

North Woods Naturalist: Ravens

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about ravens in this edition of North Woods Naturalist.

PLAY | 07:24
North Woods Naturalist: Winter observations

North Woods Naturalist: Winter observations

It’s certainly been a snowy winter on the North Shore. Naturalist Chel Anderson fills us in on the detail of just how much snow we’ve seen, as well as other observations she’s made this winter.

PLAY | 06:29
North Woods Naturalist: Life beneath the ice

North Woods Naturalist: Life beneath the ice

Life is still flourishing underneath the winter ice despite the bitterly cold temperatures we’ve experienced this season.

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the wonders of life below the ice in this edition of North Woods Naturalist

PLAY | 07:14
Paddle Minnesota: Spinning Wheel Essay

Paddle Minnesota: Spinning Wheel Essay

With the land still locked in snow and ice, producer Jim Gallagher reflects on the threads that connect him to past paddling trips, a Far North landscape, and the possibility of other adventures to come.

PLAY | 04:26
Northern Voices: Episode 2 Preview

Northern Voices: Episode 2 Preview

In the next episode, I speak with Annie Humphrey, She’s an artist of many types, working with youth, with her tribe, Leech Lake, and making music. She does all this while also living mindfully, considering how her decisions affect and impact the earth’s resources.

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Northern Voices: Episode 1 Preview

Northern Voices: Episode 1 Preview

In the first episode of ‘Northern Voices,’ I speak with partners Laurie Benge and Brad Jones for whom farming is a family tradition.

PLAY | 01:30
Types of ice

Types of ice

Did you know that there are many different types of ice that can form on our lakes?

Naturalist Chel Anderson tells WTIP’s CJ Heithoff how to tell the differences between all the different varieties of ice in this edition of North Woods Naturalist.

PLAY | 10:07
Valentine’s Day with Mr. Pine Marten

Valentine’s Day with Mr. Pine Marten

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

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