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The Way of the Canoe

The age-old watercraft has drawn generations to the wilderness and nurtured their love for it. BY MARK NEUŽIL for Earth Island Journal - February 28, 2018

Reminder: Time for new fish, game and trapping licenses.

Minnesota fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for 2017 expired Wednesday, Feb. 28, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

DNR sets deadlines for removing fish houses, shelters from lakes

Anglers who fish south of a line connecting Detroit Lakes, Walker, the Floodwood area and Proctor must remove fish houses by the end of March 7. From The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Weekly Conservation Officer Reports

District 6 - Two Harbors area - from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Updated February 27, 2018

Winter BWCA adventure qualifies as extreme camping

By Rick Mercil of The Duluth News Tribune on February 25, 2018

Deer fencing, tree planting program offered to private landowners

The North Shore Forest Collaborative (NSFC) is again hosting a program this spring to provide low-cost fencing materials to private landowners who plant white pine and cedar seedlings on their lands along the North Shore of Lake Superior. February 23, 2018

Birders from across the country bolster their ‘life lists’ at the Sax-Zim Bog

By Sam Cook form the Duluth News Tribune - February 25, 2018

Brule musher takes part in Junior Iditarod this weekend

She's run her dogs with some of the best in the sport and competed in two Alaska sled dog races. Now, Talia Martens of Brule is poised to tackle the Junior Iditarod. By Maria Lockwood of The Duluth News Tribune on February 23, 2018

Leaving the trail: Longtime Beargrease musher Aili announces retirement

Aili, a musher from Ray who has been a regular at Midwestern races since the mid-1990s, decided last summer that it was time to retire — and he officially announced it on Monday after finishing the U.P. 200. The 43-year-old won the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in 2006 and finished the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 2002. By Lisa Kaczke of The Duluth News Tribune on February 23, 2018

Trailbreakers host vintage snowmobile ride and show.

The event is this Saturday, February 24 starting at Cascade Lodge. Registration begins at 10:30am.
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