May 19, 2021 - June 9, 2021
Gangly, tawny moose calves are born about nine months after the autumn rut [mating season]. Born at 25-35 pounds, the average adult moose weighs close to 1,000 pounds and stand six feet tall. Calves can walk and swim at one week of age and remain with their mother for 12-18 months. If you’re lucky, you will see a cow with her twins, which are somewhat common.
More Mammal Babies
Bear cubs are actually born in January while their mother is hibernating. The youngsters leave the den and stay with their mother about a year and a half, hibernating with her their first year. Black bears made in late spring/early summer but the eggs don’t implant until November. Adults weigh 150 -500+ pounds, with males being bigger and heavier.
Gestation for white-tailed deer is seven months, with fawns typically born around Memorial Day. The young, born at about 8 pounds, sport white spots that disappear by early autumn. Find will stay with their mother one to two years and adults weigh in from 85-300 pounds, with males being bigger and heavier.
June 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021
Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN
At the Grand Marais Art Colony, we exist to support the enduring human need for creative expression and inspiration. Artists and creative seekers of all levels come from across the country to learn from renowned instructors, create art, and engage together in artistic inquiry.
May 31-June 4 :: Approaches to Observational Drawing
May 31-June 4 :: Writing in Place
May 31-June 4 :: Mentor Series – Abstraction from Nature
1-3 :: Virtual Mentorship with Emily Belknap
5 :: Japanese Stab Bound Books
7-11 :: Acrylic Paintint
7-11 :: Experiments in Screenprinting
12 :: Drawing on Point
14-18 :: Creative Mapmaking
14-18 :: Mentor Series – Develop Your Artistic Potential
14-18 :: The Print tat Hand – a Sustainable Approach
19 – Miniature Books [ages 8-14]
19 :: Virtual Demonstration: Screenprinting onto Clay
21-23 :: Beginning Oil Painting
21-24 :: Monoprints – One of a Kind
21-25 :: Mentor Series – Points of Departure
21-25 :: people of Clay
24-25 :: Looking for Color
26 :: Artist Talk 10am, Tom Tozer, Painting the Present
28-July 1 :: Colored Pencil Potential
28-July 2 :: Mentor Series – The Creative Archive
June 5, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Studio 21 | Grand Marais MN
Moira Bateman, Annie Hejny, Moheb Soliman, and Nick Wroblewski completed a 7-day residency at the Art Colony in 2019 focused on “The Water Cycle.” Each of them exploring the nature of water and how it inspires, informs, and challenges their work. They are back to show work that was begun during that time, and found its completion in their home studios.
June 5, 2021
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
The US Forest Service continues its 20-year Naturalist Program offering Tuesdays through Saturdays at different resorts, campgrounds, and nature sites around Cook County. All programs are free and open to the public. Please wear a mask if unvaccinated!
June 5, 2021
North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN
From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, see craft in action, and hear the stories! Meet at the Yellow Building – no registration required. Free