Tag: Gregg Knutsen

Ox Cart Fire Burned 40% of the Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge

Mentor, MN — A little more than a week after the Ox Cart Fire near Mentor began, fire crews are still on scene trying to control hot spots and secure the area. Of the nearly 13,000 acres that were burnt, roughly 10,500 of those, or 80%, was on the Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge. That’s…
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April 7, 2021 0

Rydell NWR Replaces Scenic Overlook

Erskine, MN — An iconic feature missing from the Rydell National Wildlife Refuge will be back for visitors to enjoy. The scenic overlook behind the refuge headquarters was torn down a few years ago as it was deemed to no longer be a safe structure. However, a new overlook is currently being constructed and Rydell…
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March 5, 2021 0

Candlelight Ski & Owl Prowl Returns this Saturday at the Rydell NWR

Erskine, MN — The evening of Saturday, February 27th the Friends of Rydell and Glacial Ridge Refuges Association will be hosting a Candlelight Ski and Owl Prowl event at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) near Erskine, MN. The timing of this event coincides with a nearly full moon, and hopefully good snow conditions, clear skies,…
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February 24, 2021 0