This summer has been hot, and its effects extend beyond how often you run your air conditioner. The intense weather conditions are changing the Northern Minnesota landscape. Fire danger, threat of invasive species, and low water levels are three areas of concern. The WDIO Storm Track Weather department is keeping you informed when the weather impacts your life. Northland Environmental Series, Monday's on WDIO News at Six.
With a reputation as “the Land of 10,000 Lakes,” Northland culture is deeply rooted in our numerous water sources. Meteorologist Brandon Weathers will introduce us to experts with the DNR’s Sentinel Lakes and Shallow Lakes Programs. They discuss long-term physical, chemical and biological changes that have been observed among our lake ecosystems, particularly among Minnesota’s wild rice lakes. Join us on WDIO News at Six on Monday, July 26th for the full story.