Trail Time - events and phenology on the Gunflint Trail

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"Trail Time" by Marcia Roepke highlights events and phenology on the Gunflint Trail.

"Trail Time" by Marcia Roepke highlights events and phenology on the Gunflint Trail.


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It is getting near the time when it will be ice out on all the lakes of the Gunflint Trail. Some lakes are already wide open — the deeper ones are ...

  • Added: May 11, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
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The sun is shining and the snow is melting fast here on the Gunflint Trail. It was raining earlier today — a good rain, and more is pouring down ri...

  • Added: May 11, 2024
  • Length: 05:14
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We’re nearing the end of March and up here on the Gunflint Trail, I’m looking out my window at more than 15” of snow and it’s still coming down.

  • Added: May 11, 2024
  • Length: 04:10
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The first hints of spring are unfolding on the Gunflint Trail.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2024
  • Length: 05:40
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"Trail Time" by Marcia Roepke highlights events and phenology on the Gunflint Trail.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 06:17
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This has been such a weird winter season on the Gunflint Trail. We’ve had very little snow — our road has been plowed only twice all season.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
  • Length: 06:46
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January is a bit quieter than normal on the Trail.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2024
  • Length: 06:14
Caption: Wild Strawberries, Credit: Teresa Marrone
Ahhhh…. Rain on a roof, rain dripping from the trees and rain soaking the earth and making the rivers rush… isn’t that a wonderful sound?

  • Added: Jan 08, 2024
  • Length: 04:43
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"Trail Time" by Marcia Roepke highlights events and phenology on the Gunflint Trail

  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 05:17
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I believe the snow is here to stay for a while on the Gunflint Trail. It’s not very much snow but it both covered the ground and relieved the suspe...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Dec 01, 2023
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Ooh la la and la di dah! The unusual sunny and warm weather on the Gunflint Trail this November just makes us giddy.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2023
  • Length: 04:59
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Snow came last week to the Gunflint Trail. It fell off and on for a few days, sometimes mixed with rain and sleet.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge


  • Added: Nov 03, 2023
  • Length: 05:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Winter cometh. We don’t know when, but we know it’s approaching.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2023
  • Length: 04:45
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What a beautiful time to be on the Gunflint Trail! The woods are rich with summer’s growth letting loose and letting go — yellow leaves from birch ...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2023
  • Length: 05:38
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It’s mushroom-hunting season on the Gunflint Trail once more.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2023
  • Length: 06:34
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It’s a damp quiet day on the Gunflint Trail. We’re approaching the end of busy summer and the beginning of the quiet of autumn.

  • Added: Aug 25, 2023
  • Length: 04:27
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Every visitor to the Gunflint Trail wants to see a moose. They are magnificent animals and beautiful in their ungainly way.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2023
  • Length: 05:20
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It’s been great weather for ducks, loons and frogs and I bless every rainy day that helps keep the Gunflint Trail area out of wildfire danger.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2023
  • Length: 05:24
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On the Gunflint Trail, we live in a unique and beautiful part of the world. Each season of the year dictates our work and our play. When Spring fin...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2023
  • Length: 05:32
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Memorial weekend on the Gunflint Trail had perfect weather this year: Sunshine and cloudless skies, very few bugs, and cool evenings.

  • Added: Jun 02, 2023
  • Length: 05:27