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Northland Environmental Series

This summer has been hot, and its effects extend beyond how often you run your air conditioner.  The intense weather conditions are  changing the Northern Minnesota landscape.  Fire danger, threat of invasive species, and low water levels are three areas of concern. The WDIO Storm Track Weather department is keeping you informed when the weather impacts your life.  Northland Environmental Series, Monday's on WDIO News at Six.

Researchers say, "Our lakes are changing"

Researchers say, "Our lakes are changing"


Hot temperatures accelerating the spread of invasive species

Hot temperatures accelerating the spread of invasive species


Current Drought Conditions, National Weather Service

Hot, Dry Conditions Result in Enhanced Fire Weather Season


Mondays on WDIO News at Six

Northland Environmental Series


Northland Environmental Series: Next Monday

With a reputation as “the Land of 10,000 Lakes,” Northland culture is deeply rooted in our numerous water sources. Meteorologist Brandon Weathers will introduce us to experts with the DNR’s Sentinel Lakes and Shallow Lakes Programs. They discuss long-term physical, chemical and biological changes that have been observed among our lake ecosystems, particularly among Minnesota’s wild rice lakes. Join us on WDIO News at Six on Monday, July 26th for the full story.

The Minnesota DNR's new wolf management plan is ready for public review. The comment period is open through August 8.

Minnesota DNR's new wolf management plan ready for public review


Herbicide treatment has begun in Tower area

Assessing the damages after Big Sturgeon Lake storm

Cambodian catches world's largest recorded freshwater fish