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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. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Natural World

Still essentially just a wide spot in the road, Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory is possibly the only outdoor nature center in the country that conducts its programs in the middle of an active city street. more

Jul 21, 2011 12:01 AM Natural World

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Lake Superior Journal: Perk's Floating Forest

An avid birder, Captain J.P. "Perk" Perkins decided not to let his career as a ship captain interfere with his passion for viewing birds. From the early 1930s through the early 1970s, Perk created his own on-deck forests. more

Jan 18, 2011 8:09 PM Superior Notes 1 Comments

Northern Lights

Travis Novitsky

For us in the Lake Superior region, aurora borealis displays are not rare. What causes them? The very simple explanation is that northern lights result from electrons that collide with atoms in the upper atmosphere and give off their energy as light. more

Jan 1, 2007 12:00 AM Natural World

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