Lake Superior Journal: A Wild Moose Chase

We were instructed to hide behind a tree. The Wenonah glided into Washington Harbor on the west end of Isle Royale, as the National Park Service ranger on board explained what to do if we encountered a moose while hiking. more »

Sep 17, 2012 2:27 PM Superior Notes

Poison Ivy, Nettles and Parsnips

They jab you with tiny spines, coat you with rash-causing oils or leave a layer of plant juice that causes the sun to burn you. So what is it with stinging nettles, poison ivy and wild parsnips – why do they hate us? more »

Oct 2, 2012 10:33 AM Health/Wellness

Hands-On Learning

North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota, draws students from all over the country to learn traditional skills such as boat building, bark weaving and embroidery, as well as photography. more »

Feb 28, 2004 5:25 PM Art/Photography

Big Lake Bike Heaven: A Guide to Regional Bike Trails

Biking may fall under the “silent sports” umbrella alongside cross-country skiing, running and paddling, but cyclists on our shores are anything but quiet about their love for regional riding. Tour the Big Lake's best trails with us. more »

May 29, 2015 9:00 AM Recreation

Wild Superior: Ruby-throated Hummingbird

My resident hummingbirds are freeloaders extraordinaire. Not only do they fight over the four-spot sugar-water tap, they have the audacity to complain whenever it runs dry. Many a bird has lingered at the dining room window demanding a refill. more »

May 1, 2003 12:00 AM Natural World

310 E. Superior St., Duluth, MN

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