The Death and Life of the Great Lakes


I first heard of Dan Egan’s book, The Death and Life of the Great Lakes during an interview on WORT radio here in Madison. I caught the final few minutes of the discussion and made a mental note to check out the book sometime soon. It took me a few more months than intended to get a copy in my hand, but it was well worth the wait. The book is outstanding. Not only is is one of the most comprehensive summaries of the ecology and history of the Great Lakes I’ve ever read, it’s also a real page-turner.

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Podcast with Steve Piragis

Sunset, Vera Lake, BWCAW 2018

A couple weeks ago Steve Piragis of Piragis Northwoods Company was on the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers podcast talking about hunting and fishing the Boundary Waters and efforts to prevent a copper-nickel sulfide mine from being sited just outside the wilderness. It’s an excellent talk that touches on a wide range of topics and is well worth a listen. Continue reading “Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Podcast with Steve Piragis”