Finding Fabulous Fungi

Sparky Stensaas

Dead Man’s Fingers, Tree Ear, Velvet Foot, Toothed Jelly, Bear’s Head Tooth, The Blusher, Brain Fungus, Fuzzy Foot. Revel in the staggering shapes and colors of our North Woods fungi – and their evocative names. Read more

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Capitol Christmas Tree

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Harvested in Chippewa National Forest, Capitol Christmas Tree Stops by Duluth

An 88-foot-tall harbinger of Christmas will stop by Duluth today on its way to Washington, D.C. The white spruce that will become the Christmas Tree for the nation was harvested in Chippewa National Forest on lands of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. Read more

Nov 5, 2014 2:49 PM Superior Notes

Estivant Pine

Mark Upton

Featured Photo, 5/16/13 – Estivant Pines

Estivant Pines in Copper Harbor, Michigan. Photograph by Mark Upton. You can see more of Mark's work at Copper Country Associated Artists in Calumet, Michigan. Read more

May 16, 2013 1:34 PM My Lake Superior


Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: Deep Freeze

Thawing out from the sub-zero cold snap; an Upper Peninsula bridge is added to the National Register of Historic Places; Split Rock Lighthouse to host a special photography event; and the History Channel's "Axe Men" will feature a Wisconsin company. Read more

Jan 25, 2013 4:42 PM Superior Notes

The Donald D. Ferguson Lake County Demonstration Forest showcases the latest forest management techniques to provide fiber and timber while maintaining wildlife habitat and creating an area for recreational and educational activities. Read more


Mushrooming in the Porkies

Leslie Askwith

Mushrooms sprouted everywhere after the steady rain that soaked the old-growth hemlock of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Michigan. During one October, Leslie Askwith spent two weeks there to see and identify the varieties. Read more

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