We’re coming to the end of the year, and there are plenty of changes and activities to look for when we’re out on winter walks. Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about what to see during the final days of 2011. Read the full description.
Also in the North Woods Phenology series
Leaves hanging on to this year's aspen
Some leafy trees retain their dried remnants well into the winter. Others like aspen typically don’t. Except this year, many leaves are hanging on. Producer Jay Andersen ...
Phenologist Chel Anderson gives us an update on how this year's "mega winter" stacks up to year's past.
The Wonders of Blue Snow
In this edition of WTIP North Shore Community Radio's Northwoods Naturalist phenologist Chel Anderson discusses the wonders and complexities of blue snow.
A Real Minnesota Winter...So Far
It’s been cold and snowy so far this winter. WTIP North Shore Community Radio’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about winter weather over the past ten years.
Fishers Thrive in the Winter
They’re fast, sleek predators and active in winter. WTIP North Shore Community Radio’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about fishers.
Mistletoe and Witches' Brooms in Minnesota's Northwoods
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A staple for commercial and native fishermen over the years have been whitefish. WTIP North Shore Community Radio’s Jay Andersen talks with ecologist Chel Andersen about ...
November: Prelude to Winter in Minnesota's Northwoods
Inching toward winter, there are many things in the natural world turning and changing in Minnesota's Northwoods. WTIP North Shore Community Radio’s Jay Andersen talks with ...
Saw whet owl migration mysteries
They’re small and there are a lot of them, but we don’t know much about them. In this feature, Jay Andersen, with WTIP North Shore Community Radio, talks with naturalist Chel ...
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North woods naturalist interviews with Chel Anderson can be found on the Boreal homepage and on our website at wtip.org.