Discover the Leech Lake Area

Category: "Chippewa Forest"

September 10, 2019

Things are buzzing on the Chippewa National Forest Things have been buzzing on the Forest as US Forest Service employees have been conducting bee surveys throughout the Chippewa National Forest. Four teams of two-four surveyors have been conducting surveys across the Forest, seeking rusty-patched bumble bees as well as other bumble bee species. Surveys seeking… More Info

October 23, 2018

Minnesota’s Northwoods offer many hiking trails to explore and enjoy through the fall season. And once the snow comes, snowmobiling and cross country skiing provide hours of trail enjoyment. Where are some of the best trails in the Leech Lake area? Look no further for more information on how you can relish in hours of… More Info

July 25, 2018

NATURALIST PROGRAMS THIS WEEK AT NATIONAL FOREST VISITOR CENTERS   CASS LAKE, Minn. (July 25, 2018)  Chippewa National Forest naturalist programs are in full swing this summer at the area Visitor Centers at Cut Foot Sioux, Norway Beach and the Edge of the Wilderness Discovery Center.   On Thursday, July 26, Cut Foot Sioux naturalist,… More Info

July 25, 2017

The Forest Service yard is starting to work.  Pictured are pictures of bees pollinating by our Bee Balm. Please see the Star Tribune Article on Bee Balm! ! BEE BALM Monarda Bee balm is a must for summer gardens because it provides a month or more of colorful blooms. Several monarda species — including red-flowered M…. More Info

July 13, 2017

Forest Service employees inoculated more than 1,200 research elm trees with Dutch elm disease at three sites around the Chippewa National Forest June 13-15. Scientists and employees from the Forest Service’s Northern Research Station and the Chippewa National Forest worked at sites near Blackduck, Marcell and Deer River, Minn., pruning and inoculating trees that were… More Info