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Season 29 
 

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Episode
Program Number
1
2901

 

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Becoming a Boundary Waters Family
Northwoods Reader

This book will help families tap into nature through Boundary-Waters-specific activities, instructions and information.


Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
Story

Venturing into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness offers immeasurable rewards for families along with a few challenges.


Dennis O'Hara: Photographer
Story

Come along with Dennis as he treks the lakeside hoping to capture that picture-perfect moment.


Horseback Orienteering
Story

Find your way in the woods on horseback and unlock the thrill of orienteering.


Jay Cooke State Park
Two Minute Tour

Stalk wildflowers in Jay Cooke State Park with Larry Weber.


Episode
Program Number
2
2902

 

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Disc Golf
Northwoods Reader

This handy reference provides techniques for mastering disc golf, the fast-growing sport.


Discover Disc Golf
Story

Disc golf is really taking off, and new places to try the sport are popping up all over.


Lake Superior Hiking Trail
Two Minute Tour

Hike the Cascade State Park & Lake Superior Hiking Trail with Buck Benson


Metal Artist: Chris Kilbane
Story

Metal artist Chris Kilbane of Esko is into his art in a big way.


Nongame: Trail Cameras
Story

Trail cameras and electronic gadgets engage kids in wildlife research.


Episode
Program Number
3
2903

 

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Basswood Island
Two Minute Tour

Paddle the Apostles with kayaker Gail Green.


Historic Photos of Minnesota
Northwoods Reader

The archival images collected in Historic Photos of Minnesota offer unique insights into the state's not-so-distant past.


Horseless Carriage Club
Story

A century ago, cars were “horseless carriages” and roads were mere trails.


Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum
Story

A wood canvas canoe provides the perfect means to explore the sky blue waters of the north.


Woody’s Fairly Reliable Guide Service
Story

A fishing expedition on Rainy Lake with Barry Woods comes with a smile.


Episode
Program Number
4
2904

 

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Bocce Ball
Story

Bocce night brings competitive women to the courts for fun and games.


Leatherheads of the North
Northwoods Reader

The fascinating story of Nevers and the Eskimos and their notorious exploits on and off the field.


Nongame: Chickadee Jim
Story

“Chickadee” Jim Howitz keeps close watch over his namesake bird, the Black-capped Chickadee.


Traveling Zoo
Story

Visit home base for the Zerebko Zoo Tran and travel along to the fairgrounds in Proctor.


Woodland Trail
Two Minute Tour

Hike the Woodland Trail with tour guide Louis Jenkins.


Episode
Program Number
5
2905

 

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Angie Haworth: Quilt Artist
Story

Angela Haworth paints with thread, fabric, beads and more.


Dudley Edmondson: Photographer
Two Minute Tour

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Kids Art Camp
Story

Travel around the world through Art!


Spinning Class
Story

Hand-crafted yarns fascinate weavers, artists and modern day clothes connoisseurs alike.


Superior Artisans
Northwoods Reader

Superior Artisans-In Praise of Hands celebrates the community of artisans who live and work along the North Shore of Lake Superior.


Episode
Program Number
6
2906

 

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Duluth Fish Decoys
Story

Fish decoys are both functional and delicate. The ones David Perkins creates drive collectors wild.


Nongame: Eagles & Lead
Story

Alternatives to lead give deer hunters a way to protect the environment and the region’s bald eagle population.


Episode
Program Number
7
2907

 

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Episode
Program Number
8
2908

 

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Episode
Program Number
9
2909

 

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Episode
Program Number
10
2910

 

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Episode
Program Number
11
2911

 

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Finnigin and the Star Jar
Northwoods Reader


Fly the Beaver
Story

Soar above Duluth in a legendary DeHavilland "Beaver" seaplane with John Justad and his Lake Country Air Service


Woodworking for Wildlife
Story

Woodworker and wildlife watcher Carrol Henderson shares the latest bird house and nest box designs.


Episode
Program Number
12
2912

 

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Boo Boo Bear's Mission
Northwoods Reader

Boo Boo Mission is the true story of a teddy bear who travels to Iraq to carry a family's love until they can be together again.


Tim Cortes: Pencil Artist
Story

Artist Tim Cortes captures the heart of the sports world in his photo-realistic pencil paintings.


Episode
Program Number
13
2913

 

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