Outdoors

  • Nature Matters: Changing seasons will get salmon running

    Wednesday, Aug 27 at 2:06 PM

    August isn't quite over yet but a few of us have noticed a couple of leaves starting to change already. That means autumn is waiting at the door of the Northland. Soon, changes in the season will lead to changes in animal behavior. Dave Anderson tells us how that will benefit salmon anglers in this week's Nature Matters.

  • Nature Matters: White Pine Tree-union In Duluth

    A century ago, the white pine dominated the boreal forest of northern Minnesota. Several factors knocked down those trees and let other species like birch and poplar take over. There's been an effort to replant the white pine and in this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson takes us to a stand of young trees planted by young people.

  • New mountain biking trail opens in Duluth

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)--- There's a mountain biking boom in Duluth. To keep up with the popularity, officials paved the way for a new trail for bike enthusiasts to use.

  • Second 'No Water Contact Advisory' issued for Northland beaches

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- For the second time this summer Duluth's most popular Lake Superior beach, along with four other beaches, are under a no water contact advisory due to unsafe levels of e-coli.

  • Beaver Bay Starts New Trailhead Construction Site

    Duluth, MN(NNCNOW.com) -- It was a project ten years in the making! The city of Silver Bay is celebrating the start of a construction site for the new Beaver Bay Trailhead and Wayside Rest.

  • Good Samaritan assists after sailboat capsizes on Lake Superior

    Marathon, ON (NNCNOW) - On Sunday, officers from the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a sailboat that had capsized at the east end of Peninsula Harbour on Lake Superior.

  • BWCA rescuers recount frightening early morning rescue

    Crane Lake, MN (NNCNOW.com) - "One had this huge black eye and the other one was sitting there with an injured leg and the other lady was underneath a tree," said Lori Sanborn of Handberg's Marina.

  • Nature Matters: Get The Lead Out For Loons

    The loon, with its haunting call, is Minnesota's state bird and is also respected by outdoors people in Wisconsin and Michigan. But, the loon faces danger every time it dives to get food from the bottoms of Northland lakes. Forgotten lead sinkers are a ticking time bomb for the black and white water birds. Dave Anderson tells us how we can help in this week's Nature Matters.

  • Bigger walleyes are projected for the coming years in Wisconsin

    Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) - The number of Wisconsin lakes stocked with larger walleye will skyrocket in the next two years as the state harnesses a $12 million funding plan to boost walleye populations statewide, according to the Wisconsin DNR.

  • DNR steps up aquatic invasive species patrol

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is ramping up enforcement this weekend after a high-rate of aquatic invasive species has been found on boats on inland lakes.

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