Monthly Archives: June 2014

Forest Resources Council requests public comment on Regional Forest Plan

The Minnesota Forest Resources Council (MFRC) is requesting citizen review and comment on the draft Sustainable Forest Resources Act . The plan provides cross-ownership recommendations for long-term forest sustainability in the Northeast Landscape which covers Carlton, Cook, Lake, and St. Louis Counties. Comments are due on Monday August 11, 2014.The plan was developed by a [Continue]

Thanks for coming to the ACMU membership meeting!

Thanks to everyone who came out for the Arrowhead Coalition for Multiple Use annual meeting on June 17. It was a nice casual meeting with opportunities for questions from new members and updates for those who have been with ACMU since the beginning. Elections were held — continuing to serve on the board were Charles [Continue]

North Shore Dragon Boat Festival seeks volunteers for the fun event July 25-27

Want to “Paddle for Community” without getting your feet wet? Organizers would love your help and they say that it is easier than ever to be a volunteer at the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival! Volunteers get “front row seating” for the races when they help out in the Festival Tent in Harbor Park. Volunteers [Continue]

Join ACMU for the annual membership meeting.

All who are concerned about continued multiple use of our public lands is invited to the Arrowhead Coalition for Multiple Use annual membership meeting, tonight, June 17 at the Cook County Senior Center in Grand Marais at 5:30 p.m. Coffee, brownies and lively conversation! If you can’t make the meeting, but wish to support the [Continue]

Vernal pools explored, explained at Sugarloaf program

Join researchers from the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) and participate in a hands-on workshop investigating vernal pools in the region. The program History, Identification and Monitoring in the Minnesota Coastal Zone begins at 10 a.m. June 14 at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center in Schroeder. Participants will learn what a vernal pool is, the ecological [Continue]

Get ready to get muddy! 35th annual Tofte Trek on July 4

There is no better way to kick off your 4th of July than by running up the slopes of the Sawtooth Mountains, racing on the Superior Hiking Trail and tracking down your competition through the mud. Thirty-five years ago the Tofte Trek Wilderness Run/Walk was born and the tradition continues! Each year this event continues [Continue]

New online tool makes it easy to find the Minnesota state park that’s the best fit

Just in time for National Get Outdoors Day coming up Saturday, June 14 the Department of Natural Resources is rolling out a new tool to help plan an outdoor adventure at a Minnesota state park or recreation area. Looking for a Minnesota state park with a swimming beach, a bike trail and drive-in campsites? Or [Continue]