Volunteer To Monitor Minnesota Frogs And Toads

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to be part of the Minnesota Frog and Toad Calling Survey to monitor the number and distribution of frog and toad populations throughout Minnesota. You can sign up online to conduct nighttime “listening surveys” on three evenings between April and July. Visit the DNR website…
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Conditions Might Warrant Early Ice-shelter Removal

Because of rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, Minnesota anglers may need to remove their ice-fishing shelters early and not wait for the deadline. Ice anglers in Northeastern Minnesota are reminded by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources that ice shelter removal date on lakes located north of Highways 200 and U.S. Highway 2 is 11:59 p.m.…
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Warm Weather Won’t Dampen Duluth’s Ice And Mixed Fest

Despite high temperatures forecast into the mid-40s for Saturday, Duluth’s first Ice and Mixed Fest climbing event at Quarry Park is still a go. “It just means there’ll be less ice (climbing) and more mixed (climbing),” said Duluth’s Dave Pagel, one of the event’s organizers. “All events are still on.” “Mixed” climbing means climbers ascend…
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Ruffed Grouse Society To Hold Workshop Near Duluth

If you’re a serious grouse hunter, you might be interested in a Ruffed Grouse Society event happening March 5 near Duluth. The RGS will hold its 2016 Minnesota State Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Clearwater Grille and Event Center, 5135 North Shore Drive. The event is free and open to RGS…
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Let’s Talk About Telling Stories

I’m looking forward to being part of the One River/Many Stories gathering tonight with Lucie Amundsen of Locally Laid Eggs and Dan Kraker of Minnesota Public Radio. We’ll talk about how we tell stories in many forms. It’s free. Join us from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Ecolibrium3, 2304 West Superior St., in Lincoln Park.