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Emerald Ash Borer

Minn. Plots Next Steps In Fight To Stop Tree Pest

Minnesota is plotting its next steps in the fight to stop the spread of emerald ash borers.

11/28/2012

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Researchers: Emerald Ash Borer Killing Wasp Is ‘Extremely Cold Tolerant’

At the University of Minnesota they’re studying small wasps to see if they’ll survive a Minnesota winter.

11/27/2012

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Forest Service Lifts Fire Restrictions In BWCAW

The U.S. Forest Service is lifting campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness because of cooler temperatures and shorter days.

09/27/2012

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Forest Service Gets More Aggressive On Small Fires

The U.S. Forest Service is suspending a policy of letting small fires burn in isolated areas as several big fires in the western U.S. strain its resources.

08/08/2012

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Campfire Restriction Lifted In BWCA

The U.S. Forest Service lifted campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness effective Wednesday.

05/23/2012

(credit: Minnesota Interagency Incident Management Team)

Firefighters Working To Put Out Hot Spots In Ely Fire

Firefighters are still working to extinguish hot spots in that wildfire in northeastern Minnesota, but have allowed residents back into their homes.

05/19/2012

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Fire Danger Prompts Minn. Campfire Restrictions

Hot, dry weather is prompting campfire restrictions across Minnesota.

10/06/2011

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Iron Range DFLers Want DNR To Sue Over BWCAW Fire

Iron Range lawmakers want the DNR and Minnesota attorney general to sue the U.S. Forest Service over its management of a fire burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

09/27/2011

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Calmer Winds Slow Growth Of Minnesota Wildfire

Calmer winds, cooler temperatures and a few moments of sleet and light snow brought encouragement Wednesday as firefighters continued efforts to contain a blaze that was in a “pause mode” — days after it moved at breakneck speeds, swallowing nearly 160 square miles of forest along the Minnesota-Canada border.

09/14/2011

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Boy Scouts To Improve Trail System In NE Minn.

The U.S. Forest Service and the Boy Scouts are teaming up to build new trails and improve existing trails in the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota.

06/21/2011

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