Outdoors

  • Great Lakes Aquarium's new otters named

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Of the nearly 5,000 votes cast, 40 percent chose to name the Aquarium's otter ambassadors Agate and Ore.

  • Duluth native's idea could help save Darwin's Finches

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A famous group of bird species has a Duluth native to thank for helping save it from a grim fate.

  • Smelt run winding down but some anglers hope for second wind

    The annual Lake Superior smelt run keeps getting smaller and smaller but smelters are keeping the fishy faith none the less. Dave Anderson brings us an update on this year's run to tell us how the fishers are faring.

  • Walleye bag limits to increase on hundreds of northern Wisconsin lakes

    Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) - Daily walleye bag limits will increase beginning May 23 on 447 lakes in northern Wisconsin in time for the long Memorial Day weekend.

  • Living Freegan: Growing Food

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A freegan is someone who avoids eating, using, or furnishing their homes with anything they have to purchase. They're here in the Northland and now they've turned part of their lifestyle into a business.

  • Living Freegan: An Introduction to a Culture

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- What if a person made the choice to live on what other people throw away? There are people who do just that, they're called Freegans, and they're right here in the Northland.

  • Northland's small farms hoping for big growing season

    The fickle and fleeting signs of spring are becoming just a little bit firmer finally. Recently, Lake Vermilion cleared of ice and the Duluth Farmers Market opened. Will the late start to spring spell trouble for those who make their living from the soil? Dave Anderson talked to some small farmers to find out.

  • Great Lakes Aquarium plays Name That Otter

    The Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth has a new pair of river otters waiting to entertain you. They also need names and you can help.

  • Nature Matters: Watch out for turtles on the go

    Two of Minnesota's turtle species are on the threatened list right now. The main culprit is road kill. This is the time of year turtles are on the move and in this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson offers tips from experts on how to help turtles get to the other side of the road.

  • Complete circle tour of Lake Superior and get noticed by Lake Superior Magazine

    Life's greatest adventures are often found among the simplest things – at least in concept. Traveling completely around Lake Superior has become one of those must do adventures for Northlanders. This summer, Lake Superior Magazine wants you to take a circle tour around the lake, and as Dave Anderson explains, they have a few incentives to get you going.

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