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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.

Ghost Plant

Ghost Plant

Monotropa uniflora, known to many as Indian Pipe or Ghost Plant is a perennial wildflower found throughout the United States. However, according to the U.S. Forest Service, it’s not a commonly encountered wildflower.

PLAY | 08:24
Crows

Crows

Did you know that crows are incredibly intelligent birds? WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks all things crows with naturalist Chel Anderson in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 07:00
Changing summer

Changing summer

The woods and waters along the North Shore often undergo dramatic changes during the summer months. Naturalist Chel Anderson describes the changes she’s noticed recently in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 08:00
Paddle Minnesota: Interview with author Robin Radcliffe and illustrator Consie Powell

Paddle Minnesota: Interview with author Robin Radcliffe and illustrator Consie Powell

Today, we’re celebrating the life of master canoe builder Joe Seliga, captured in a new children’s book “Canoeman Joe”.
Jim Gallagher talks with author Robin Radcliffe and illustrator Consie Powell about producing this biography of Joe.

PLAY | 13:43
The wild rice harvest on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation

The wild rice harvest on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation

It’s the beginning of fall here in northern Minnesota, and Paddle Minnesota, producer Jim Gallagher talks with band members from the Leech Lake Indian Reservation about the wild rice harvest that is going on now.

PLAY | 08:45
Paddle Minnesota: Interview with Max Kelsey

Paddle Minnesota: Interview with Max Kelsey

On this segment of Paddle Minnesota, we’re getting back to the origins of paddle craft in North America. Producer Jim Gallagher talks with traditional woodworker Max Kelsey of Bemidji, MN about the history and process of carving dugout canoes.

PLAY | 10:26
Spring fungi

Spring fungi

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with Chel Anderson about the various species of spring fungi in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 08:14
Spring ephemerals

Spring ephemerals

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about spring ephemerals in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 06:05
Co-parenting eagles

Co-parenting eagles

A group of co-parenting eagles in Illinois has garnered quite a bit of media attention across the country. WTIP’s CJ Heithoff checks in with naturalist Chel Anderson to learn more about this uncommon occurrence.

PLAY | 06:14
Seasonal whiplash

Seasonal whiplash

What season is it, spring or winter? If you’ve found yourself asking that question recently, you may have experienced seasonal whiplash.

PLAY | 08:13

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