Monthly Archives: January 2015

North Shore Forest Collaborative hosts meeting to discuss conifer forest restoration Wednesday at Gunflint Ranger District

Learn about the efforts to restore the conifer forest along the North Shore of Lake Superior and take an active role in making that restoration happen at two public meetings hosted by the North Shore Forest Collaborative (NSFC).Attendees will be able to review and discuss key goals and projects proposed by the Collaborative as well [Continue]

DNR to hold meetings to discuss deer population management

Opportunities for the public to participate in deer population goal setting for large portions of northeastern, north-central and east-central Minnesota begin Feb. 2 in Monticello. “Working with citizens to achieve conservation and management goals is integral to the mission of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,” said Leslie McInenly, DNR big game program leader. “To [Continue]

DNR accepting applications for coastal program grants

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for projects through its Minnesota Lake Superior Coastal Program. Approximately $400,000 is available for grants with funding provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for Coastal Management. The deadline for applications is Jan. 30. Grant requests can range from $10,000 to $100,000. Applicants [Continue]

Conservation Corps Minnesota seeking applicants

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for 2015 AmeriCorps field crew member positions from individuals ages 18 to 25 who have an interest in working outdoors. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. These positions are for an AmeriCorps service term that runs Feb. 16 Dec. 11. Corps field projects are [Continue]

New gondola, expansion planned for Lutsen Mountains

As dreary gray skies moved into the Northland, spirits were lifted by an announcement from Lutsen Mountains family co-owners, Charles Skinner and Tom Rider. On Tuesday, December 23, the brothers-in-law introduced two major undertakings at the popular North Shore resortthe replacement of Lutsen Mountains gondola and plans for a 400-acre expansion of ski operations. At [Continue]