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Chippewa National Forest

June 17, 2016
Ladyslipper program at Norway Beach Visitor Center
June 17, 2016 - 6:49pm
May 19, 2016
Controlled burn today near Lake Winnibigoshish
May 19, 2016 - 10:18am
May 18, 2016
Smoke plumes from a prescribed burn on Oak Point on Wednesday in Chippewa National Forest in Cass Lake. The controlled burn covered 225 acres and was located six miles north of Walker and three miles east of Highway 371. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
(VIDEO) Beneficial burn: Chippewa National Forest conducts prescribed burns on Oak Point
May 18, 2016 - 6:51pm
April 29, 2016
Chippewa National Forest plans prescribed burns
April 29, 2016 - 2:47pm
December 5, 2015
West Winnie Boat landing open for the winter
December 5, 2015 - 4:26pm
September 3, 2015
Chippewa Forest projects set to begin: Projects include Knutson Dam and West Winnie harbor
September 3, 2015 - 6:34pm
June 23, 2015
Norway Beach Campground “loop” closed for season
June 23, 2015 - 7:59pm
June 9, 2015
Portage Lake Road detour begins June 18
June 9, 2015 - 7:16pm
December 2, 2014
People gather to watch the lighting of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 88-foot white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest in Cass Lake, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst) play button
VIDEO: Minnesota shines bright: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from Chippewa National Forest officially lit
December 2, 2014 - 6:33pm
November 5, 2014
With the use of two industrial cranes from Christiansen Industiral Developers, the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 88-foot white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest was carefully lowered onto a semi-trailer on Wednesday. The tree now will go to Bemidji State University, where it will be wrapped before it embarks on a 2,000 mile trip to Washington, D.C., where it will  be placed on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: The tree to D.C.: Capitol Christmas Tree taken down in Chippewa National Forest
November 5, 2014 - 1:26am
October 3, 2014
All quilted tree skirts that will go to Washington have these patches on them. Photo by Jillian Gandsey.
Blackduck organizations make accessories for Capitol Christmas Tree
October 3, 2014 - 1:45pm
September 29, 2014
The Carter Lake Hunter Walking Trail is located two miles east of Tenstrike on Forest Road 2419. Photo by Jillian Gandsey.
Carter Lake Trail system to go unmowed, unsigned due to vandalism
September 29, 2014 - 2:49pm
September 10, 2014
Bemidji plans celebration for nation's Christmas tree
September 10, 2014 - 8:26am
August 23, 2014
Wildlife Biologist Corey Mlodik views the digital output of high frequency bat calls collected during a survey this summer. CRYSTAL DEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Research ongoing in Northern Long Eared Bat debate: Inclusion on endangered species list will impact logging industry
August 23, 2014 - 12:38am
August 18, 2014
U.S. Capitol Christmas tree selected from Chippewa National Forest
August 18, 2014 - 9:41am