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A Forecast Full of Nicer Weather Means Increased Risk of Wildfires

Even though we had a pretty cold and wet April, it only takes a short run of clear skies and warmer weather to dry out dead grass, which can ignite and burn rapidly.

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May Brush Drop Off Site Schedule for Park Point Residents

My husband and I have a wood burner so we are very conscious of where we can get the wood we burn.  We found that there are certain counties in Wisconsin that won't allow the transport of wood across county lines due to gypsy moths and the emerald ash borer beetle.  There was an emergency quarantine on Park Point last year that prompted the City to open a brush drop off site for Park Point residents.  Now that it's Spring they will be offering the service again.

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Two-Month Old Sumatran Tiger Cub Meets Public For First Time At SF Zoo
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Celebrate Earth Day at the Lake Superior Zoo this Friday

From helping to clean trash and debris so it doesn't end up in our rivers, streams and lakes to partying for the planet at the Lake Superior Zoo.  There's a lot you can do to help out the environment, educate your family and celebrate Earth Day 2016 together. 

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Enjoy Pontoon Rides While You Volunteer with The St. Louis River Experience

The St. Louis River Experience gives free boating and nature experiences to many groups of people.  Seniors, veterans, people with special needs and youth.  They are a non-profit organization that makes these experiences free of charge.  The season is about to start and they are looking for volunteers to help make this possible.

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Artwork by Timothy Turenne / From MN DNR
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Richfield Resident Wins 2017 Minnesota Turkey Stamp Contest

After a contest recently sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Richfield artist Timothy Turenne was announced as the winner of the 2017 turkey stamp contest. The painting was selected by judges from among six submissions for the annual contest.

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UPDATE: Park Point Brush Drop Off Site Due To Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Temporarily Closed

Last October there was evidence of emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle found in trees on Park Point in Duluth.  An emergency quarantine went into effect until February for Park Point prompting a brush drop off site for Park Point residents.  That is now temporarily closed.

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Emerald Ash Borer Emergency Quarantine On Park Point; Brush Drop Off Site Issued

My husband and I have a wood burner so we are very conscious of where we can get the wood we burn.  We found that there are certain counties in Wisconsin that won't allow the transport of wood across county lines due to gypsy moths and the emerald ash borer beetle.  Now an emergency quarantine is in effect until February for our Park Point.

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Forestries Open Christmas Tree Season
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Tips To Get Your Holiday Tree Home Safely

It's a family tradition for many families in the Northland, a trip to the woods or local tree farm to bring the perfect Christmas tree home to decorate.  To make the excursion most enjoyable, here's some tips to think about BEFORE you head out the door.

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Saturday is the Last Day to Dispose of Yard Waste at WLSSD Compost Site

If you have any yard waste bagged up and ready to be disposed of, but you just haven't had the time to bring it to the dump, make sure you get that done Friday or Saturday.

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Hunters and Other Recreationists Asked to Report Bear Den Locations in Select Areas

The Minnesota DNR is requesting that hunters and other recreationists spending time outdoors this fall to report the locations of occupied bear dens they encounter in and around the Chippewa National Forest, north of Grand Rapids. Bear researchers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are starting a new bear study in the summer of 2016 and hope to fit a number of bears with GPS tracking collars.

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UPDATE: Tipping Of The Roses at the Rose Garden in Duluth Tomorrow CANCELLED

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped with the tipping of the roses last Tuesday.  A second volunteer session was scheduled for tomorrow, however the wet weather has changed those plans with the City of Duluth.

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Weather Cooperates To Produce Eye-Popping Northland Fall Color Burst

We wait for it every Autumn, the changing colors of our leaves to brilliant reds, deep oranges and bright yellows.   Locals know that the change has been delayed a bit by our continued summer-like temps, but with the cooler nights predicted this week, we are nearing the peak of perfection.

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