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Minnesota Black Bears


Posted March 21, 2018

Location: Shute Wildlife Sanctuary
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The Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary, operating as the American Bear Association, is located approximately two hours northwest of Duluth, and approximately thirty minutes from OrrĀ less than 50 miles from Minnesota's northern border with Canada.   .... Read More

Yellowstone Geothermal


Posted January 13, 2018

Location: Wyoming, Yellowstone
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The geothermal areas of Yellowstone include several geyser basins in Yellowstone National Park as well as other geothermal features such as hot springs, mud pots, and fumaroles. The number of thermal features in Yellowstone is estimated at 10,000. A study that was completed in 2011 found that a total of 1,283 geysers have erupted in Yellowstone, 465 of which are active during an average year. These are distributed among nine geyser basins, with a few geysers found in smaller thermal areas  .... Read More

Pelican Lake: August Sunrise


Posted January 2, 2017

Location: Minnesota, Pelican Lake
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Today, as we begin another cold January in the Midwest, I took a photo journey to August, 2013, in Northern Minnesota.  The family was staying on Pelican Lake, only about 50 miles from the boundary waters with Canada.  We were staying in the cabins at Grey Wolf Lodge, where visitors always feel welcome and at home. Early one morning, as I accompanied the boys out to the dock  .... Read More

Trail Ridge Road


Posted September 30, 2016

Location: Colorado, Grand Teton National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Wyoming, Yellowstone
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Adventures into the wild take us to the most extraordinary places. You will find narrative and photo records of our adventures on our blog. We look forward to your input on the blog articles as we are constantly tracking wildlife sightings across North America. Our first family trip into the wilderness was in 2012.  We visited Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rushmore, and the Badlands.  In all, the trip was amazing! The photo   .... Read More