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Snow dance

Snow dance



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

North Woods Phenology – April 14

North Woods Phenology – April 14

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.


North Woods Phenology – April 7

North Woods Phenology – April 7

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.


Saw-whet Owls

Saw-whet Owls

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about Saw-whet Owls in this edition of North Woods Phenology.


North Woods Phenology – March 31, 2020

North Woods Phenology – March 31, 2020

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.


Golf and Covid-19: Can Courses Open Safely? Ideas from Pro Bob Cahill

Golf and Covid-19: Can Courses Open Safely? Ideas from Pro Bob Cahill

Golf courses in Minnesota are currently closed due to concerns related to Covid-19. But golf associations and pros like Bob Cahill are working together to plan how they might open safely and give golfers the option to get outside and play their sport. There is still a foot of snow on the city-owned Pokegama Golf Course in Grand Rapids, so it isn’t time to open yet! Northern Community Radio’s John Bauer, himself an avid golfer, talked with “Bogey” Bob about the possibilities.


Early March observations

Early March observations

This time of the year is the beginning of the transition from winter to spring. There’s lots of activity starting up in the woods, but there’s still cold weather and snow. Naturalist Chel Anderson shares some of her recent observations in this edition of North Woods Phenology.


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.


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.


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.


“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…


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