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Outdoors notes for March 1

Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, 7328 Boulder Dam Road, offers these events. Call (218) 721-3731 or go to boulderlake.org to register. * Macro photography of wildflowers, Monday * Wood and canvas canoe-making workshop, March 27-April 2...

Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, 7328 Boulder Dam Road, offers these events. Call (218) 721-3731 or go to boulderlake.org to register.
* Macro photography of wildflowers, Monday
* Wood and canvas canoe-making workshop, March 27-April 2.
* Bent shaft or straight shaft paddle-making workshop, April 27-30.
* Bent shaft or straight shaft paddle-making workshop, April 30-May 1.
Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club offers Wednesday Night Races, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, at various venues. Go to duluthxc.com for details.
Mush for a Cure, Friday and Saturday, Gunflint Pines, 217 S. Gunflint Lake Road, Grand Marais. Go to visitcookcounty.com.
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, 102 E. Crex Ave., Grantsburg, Wis., offers these events. Call (715) 463-2739 or email Kristina.pupak@wisconsin.gov .
* Wild Women Winter Workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $15. Call to register.
* Managing Your Woods for Wildlife Session, 6-7 p.m. March 11. Free.
* Little Wildlifers, for pre-kindergarten to first grade, 1-2 p.m. March 18. Free.
* Snowshoe 101, 9 a.m. to noon March 21. Free.
* Game Calling Competition, 7-8 p.m. March 27. Call to register. Free.
* Maple Syrupin’ Workshop, 1-3 p.m. March 28. Call to register. Free.
Weekly Ice Road Bike Ride, hosted by North Coast Cycling Association, 9:30 a.m. Saturdays. Meet at Big Water Coffee Roasters in downtown Bayfield and then bike to Madeline Island on the ice road. Free. Email kelley@bayfield.org or info@northcoastcycling.com .
Superior Hiking Trail Association 2015 snowshoe hike, 10 a.m. Saturday, Cove Point Lodge to Beaver Bay Trailhead. Call (218) 834-2700, email hike@shta.org or go to shta.org.
Fly-tying classes, 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Superior Fly Angler, 310 Belknap St., Superior. Cost: $5 per class. Call (715) 395-9520 or email discophil61@gamil.com to register.
* March 7: Steelhead fishing clinic
Old Vermilion Sporting Clays winter shooting, 6980 Old Vermilion Trail, Duluth. Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Skeet will be offered from noon to 5 p.m. Mondays beginning Monday. Call (218) 721-3804.
Voyageurs National Park Ranger-led Snowshoe Hikes: Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair free of charge from the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. Participants will meet inside the visitor center before the start of the hike. No fee or registration.
* Trek along the Oberholtzer Trail: 1-3 p.m. Saturday and March 28.
* Visit the Black Bay beaver pond: 1-3 p.m. March 14.
* Walk the grounds of historic Rainy Lake City, 1-3 p.m. March 21.
Superior Trap and Gun Club Winter League, 11 a.m. March 8 and March 22, 5642 Wisconsin Highway 35, Superior. Features doubles and 16-yard shooting. Call (715) 399-8223.
River Talks, informal, science café-type evening talks about the estuary are offered at 7 p.m. on these dates. Call (715) 392-3472 or (715) 392-3414 or email Deanna.erickson@ces.uwex.edu .
* March 18: Restoring the Spirit to the River: The U.S. Steel Superfund Site on Spirit Lake, Amazing Grace Bakery & Café, 394 S. Lake Ave., Duluth.
* April 15: Clean It Up and Cash In: The Economic “Cents” of Restoring the St. Louis River, Amazing Grace Bakery & Café.
* May 20: So Many Questions: Researching St. Louis Estuary Mysteries, Amazing Grace Bakery & Café.
* June 17: Pollution and Poetry: Celebrating the River’s Restoration Through Words, Amazing Grace Bakery & Café.
Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer training, March 27-29, April 24-26 and May 29-31, Laurentian Environmental Learning Center, Britt. Cost: $675, includes $275 class fee and $400 for food and lodging for the three weekends, which is optional. Go to MinnesotaMasterNaturalist.org, email info@minnesotamasternaturalist.org or call (888) 241-4531.
Duluth Audubon Society Bird Watching Workshop 101, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays beginning March 30-April 27, Bagley Nature Center Area classroom, UMD, 703 Oakland Circle. Go to duluthaudubon.org to register.
50th annual Wisconsin Indian Head Country’s Governor’s Fishing Opener, May 1-3, Chippewa Flowage, Hayward. Registration: Noon to 4 p.m. May 1, Hayward Lakes Visitor and Convention Bureau. Call (800) 826-6996 or email wihc@centurytel.net for details.
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