Wildersmith on the Gunflint

2020-05-09T11:27:05-05:00

Wildersmith on the Gunflint May 24, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher Fred Smith exults in the joy of nature's unfolding and prepares for the reopening of the Chik-Wauk Museum and the unveiling of its new Watercraft Exhibit Building. "The Wildersmith", documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand Marais' public radio station, [...]

Wildersmith on the Gunflint2020-05-09T11:27:05-05:00

Wildersmith on the Gunflint

2020-05-09T11:57:23-05:00

Wildersmith on the Gunflint May 10, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher reports on the recent signs of spring, noting that every critter and every plant is in wake-up mode as we approach Minnsota's angler opener. "The Wildersmith", documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand Marais' public radio station, so stream, listen, [...]

Wildersmith on the Gunflint2020-05-09T11:57:23-05:00

Birds of the Gunflint Trail

2022-03-03T09:41:00-06:00

Birds of the Gunflint Trail May 8, 2019 Text and photos by John Silliman Gunflint Lodge Head Naturalist We saw a lot of great birds on the Gunflint Trail in April. More birds, like the common loon and northern hawk owl, have arrived in May. It seems like I see new species [...]

Birds of the Gunflint Trail2022-03-03T09:41:00-06:00

Spring and Back to Winter

2022-03-03T09:32:22-06:00

Spring and Back to Winter May 3rd, 2019 Text and Pictures by John Silliman:Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge When I went walking on Sunday, birds were singing, water was flowing, most of the snow was gone, trees were budding, and green plants were just peeking out the ground. Spring had sprung. On Monday, [...]

Spring and Back to Winter2022-03-03T09:32:22-06:00

Happy Dogs at Gunflint Lodge

2022-03-03T09:46:46-06:00

Happy Dogs at Gunflint Lodge May 1st, 2019 Text and Pictures by John Silliman: Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge Last weekend, we had a Dog Lover's Weekend at Gunflint Lodge. Dogs are always welcome at this resort, but the Dog Lover's Weekend brings the the canine fun to a whole new level. We [...]

Happy Dogs at Gunflint Lodge2022-03-03T09:46:46-06:00

Wildersmith on the Gunflint

2020-05-09T12:06:04-05:00

Wildersmith on the Gunflint April 19, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher observes the signs of the seasons, including the brilliant Maple Syrup Moon of this weekend and the pending return on migrating birds. "The Wildersmith", documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand Marais' public radio station, so stream, listen, and feel [...]

Wildersmith on the Gunflint2020-05-09T12:06:04-05:00

Looking Back on Books in the Woods

2022-03-03T09:18:50-06:00

Looking Back on Books in the Woods April 18, 2019 Text and Pictures by John Silliman: Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge Gretchen Anthony In the first weekend in April, we co-hosted the 20th and final Books in the Woods event with Valley Bookseller of Stillwater, Minnesota. I have personally been involved [...]

Looking Back on Books in the Woods2022-03-03T09:18:50-06:00

Wildersmith on the Gunflint

2020-05-09T12:09:25-05:00

Wildersmith on the Gunflint April 12, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher see signs that "Hope springs eternal!" observing moose sightings and wolf howlings. "The Wildersmith", documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand Marais' public radio station, so stream, listen, and feel free to support this voice in the wilderness. Learn More [...]

Wildersmith on the Gunflint2020-05-09T12:09:25-05:00
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