This Fall, Make Memories on the Trail

Ladona Tornabene, coauthor of Gentle Hikes of Minnesota’s North Shore, invites us to make memories on the trail this Fall. The season is upon us—when green yields to gold and red-hot, well, just yields to red. Summer’s blooms will soon bow to autumn’s hues, and I find...

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About Birdsongs, Calls, and More

In his book Bird Trivia: Funny, Strange, and Incredible Facts about North American Birds, naturalist and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela talks about mysterious and amazing birdsongs. Here are some excerpts for you! The Most Prolific Songster Birds are well known for their amazing songs. The Brown Thrasher is the...

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Superior Hiking Trail: Oberg Mountain

Join Katie Berg, author of North Shore Adventures, on a visit to Oberg Mountain, easily one of the most popular short hikes on the entire North Shore. The Oberg Mountain Loop boasts seven different overlooks where you are treated to a variety of views, including overlooks of Moose...

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Amazing Bird Trivia for Bird Lovers

A naturalist with more than 30 years in the field, Stan Tekiela shares with us some fascinating bird trivia. Birds are amazing creatures that have captured the hearts and minds of people everywhere. From their outrageous shapes and colors to their unique behaviors, birds are endlessly...

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The Mystery of Bird Migration

All around us, nature is full of wonder and mystery, and migration illustrates this well. It’s an amazing natural occurrence that seems simple enough. Birds leave the northern regions in the fall, before the onset of winter. They spend the coldest months farther south, and then return in...

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