2020 Winter League trap shooting, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Feb. 9, Superior Trap Club, 5642 WI-35, Superior. Other dates are: Feb. 23, March 8, March 22 and banquet on April 5. Club is open on league days for open shooting so no league participation needed to come shoot this winter. Call Steve at 218-393-4239.
Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies Inc. , 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, Buffalo House, 2586 Guss Road. Speaker: Steve Genson. Genson, a full time professional fisherman, has been guiding for muskies on his home waters in the Hayward Lakes region past the past decade. Call Curt at 218-390-8888.
UMD RSOP offers these events. Go to umdrsop.org
- Evening Ice, ice climbing in Chester Park, 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays through February. Cost: $25. Register by 4 p.m. day of event.
- Free Ski and Snowshoe Saturdays, Feb. 15, Feb. 22 and Feb. 29. Try skiing or snowshoeing. Gear available to check out at Bagley Nature Area classroom. Cost: $3, free for UMD students.
- Climb Cascade, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 15. Register by noon Feb. 14. Cost: $55.
Fly tying class, 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday, Superior Fly Angler, 310 Belknap, Superior. Every Saturday features a different pattern or type of fly. All tools and materials provided. Cost: $10. Call 715- 395-9520 for required registration; space limited.
The River Talk series, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 as well as March 3, April 8 and May 13, at the Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive, Superior. The March 3 talk will be held in conjunction with the St. Louis River Summit. For more information, visit go.wisc.edu/4uz720. If you miss a talk, visit Wisconsin Sea Grant’s blog for a summary.
Duluth Audubon Society, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, 835 W. College St. Dave Grosshuesch, biologist, speaks on "Bird Banding Data from the Arrowhead Region."
13th Annual Sax-Zim Bog Winter Birding Festival, Friday, Feb. 14 through Feb. 16, Meadowlands. Go to www.saxzimbirdingfestival.com to register. You must preregister for all trips and evening meals/speakers.
Gooseberry Falls State Park Candlelight Event, 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, Visitor Center. Snowshoes or ice cleats are recommended. For more information please contact the park office at 218-595-7100. Those age 16 and older will also need the Great Minnesota Ski Pass if they plan to cross-country ski; available at mndnr.gov/reservations. Call 218-595-7100.
Arrowhead Fly Fishers, 7 p.m. Feb. 18, Clyde Iron Works, 2920 W. Michigan St. This is a joint meeting with Gitche Gumee TU. Speakers from Minnesota and Wisconsin DNR on topics such as: Nebagamon Creek restoration, Blackhoof River access, trout management in lakes and streams. Social at 6 p.m.
St. Louis River Alliance Winter Walk, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 22, Wisconsin Point. Park in lot no. 1 at Wisconsin Point. Bring your own lunch. Go to eventbrite.com/e/slra-winter-walk-tickets to register. Free, donations welcome.
Courage Kenny offers these events. Go to allinahealth.org/adaptivesports for more information.
- 2020 Great Lake Mono Ski & Race Camp at Spirit Mountain, Feb. 26-28.
Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center has opened registration for Lost Forest/Master Woodland courses which start March 31. Note: This is a year-long class with various dates. This comprehensive education program provides you with the resources you need to restore long lived conifers to your property, protect your trees from deer browse and keep your woodland healthy for future generations. Registration is now open. (You will be redirected to a University of MN Extension website). A rate of $275 includes the first two family members. Additional members may register for $50. The fee also includes a site visit to the participant’s woodland property, if interested, by one of the instructors.
- Dog Sledding Adventure Day, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 15, in Frendenberg Township, 10 miles north of Duluth. Held in partnership with Positive Energy Outdoors.
- Arrowhead Youth Games, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7, UMD Field House.
- Fishing Tournament, June 6. Driftwood Estates campground, Fish Lake.
- Annual Shoot for Fun, Sept. 11-23, Old Vermilion Trail Hunting Preserve & Sporting Clays.
Lacing Workshop, lace your own snowshoes or snowshoe-laced heirloom wooden chair. This workshop, recommended for adults and for ages 10 and older accompanied by an adult) meets for two consecutive sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7-8, at the Visitor Center. Note: Participants must attend both days. The Urban Snowshoe: $130; Ojibwe Style Snowshoes: $140.00; heirloom wood chair: $250. This fee includes the kit and materials, along with refreshments and hardy snacks. Varnish is not included. Bring a sack lunch. Workshops need a minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 12 participants. Class size is limited and preregistration is required by Feb. 27 to ensure materials arrive in time. Call for sizing. Call Gooseberry Falls at 218-595-7108, email email@example.com or stop in at the Visitor Center to reserve your spot.