Currents

“Currents” is a page on outdoors people in Minnesota and the region, and their interests: What they are following, listening to, watching, reading, researching -- doing.

Outdoors
September 12
Scott Kudelka has an affinity for the waterways of Minnesota.

Currents: Scott Kudelka, naturalist, Minneopa State Park

What outdoors people are reading, listening to, following, and more.
Outdoors
September 5
Mercedes Akinseye, for Outdoors Weekend

Currents: Mercedes Akinseye, hunter, angler, chapter coordinator Minnesota Deer Hunters Association

What outdoors people are reading, doing, following, and more.
Outdoors
August 29
Joe Friedrichs is known to know a few good fishing holes.

Currents: Joe Friedrichs, WTIP producer and BWCA podcaster

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
August 22
Steve Windels, biologist at Voyageurs National Park.

Currents: Steve Windels, Voyageurs National Park biologist

What outdoors people are doing, reading, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
July 5
Roz Stendahl, shown doing portraiture at Paws on Grand, a community event on Grand Avenue in St. Paul, celebrating dogs.

Currents: Roz Stendahl, sketch artist and visual journaling instructor

What outdoors people are doing, reading, watching, and more.
Outdoors
June 27
Julia Schrenkler, hunter, angler and conservationist.

Currents: Julia Schrenkler, hunter, conservationist, R3 Council member

What outdoors people are doing, reading, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
June 20
Chad Zirbel, plant ecologist, Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve

Currents: Chad Zirbel, researcher, Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
June 16
Bruce Martens, in his element during an April trip with Loppet Cycle Works in Sedona, Ariz.

Currents: Bruce Martens, director of Loppet's Cycle Works

Martens is a 2012 founding member of the Minnesota High School Cycling League, which today has more than 1,500 riders.
Outdoors
May 30
Greg Lecker is an plein artist, and is shown working in Grand Marais.

Currents: Greg Lecker, plein air artist and naturalist

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
May 23
Currents: Travis Novitsky, nature and wildlife photographer

Currents: Travis Novitsky, nature and wildlife photographer

What outdoors people are reading, watching, following, and more.
Outdoors
May 20
Amber Brooks

Currents: Amber Brooks, naturalist, Blue Mounds State Park

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
May 16
Lukas Leaf

Currents: Lukas Leaf, Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
May 2
Jenny Anderson, aka Girl of 10,000 Lakes. Anderson writes online about her outdoors adventures.

Currents: Jenny Anderson, outdoorswoman, #girlof10000lakes

What outdoors people are reading, listening to, following, and more.
Outdoors
April 25
Nicole Menard, urban biologist, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Currents: Nicole Menard, urban biologist, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

What outdoors people are listening to, reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
April 18
Jay Gustafson

Currents: Jay Gustafson, Paddle for Progress, clean water advocate

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
April 11
Luke Jordan, thru-hiker, North Country National Scenic Trail.

Currents: Luke Jordan, North Country, Great Plains thru-hiker

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
April 4
Martin Kubik, Boundary Waters Advisory Committee

Currents: Martin Kubik, Boundary Waters Advisory Committee

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and listening to.
Outdoors
March 28
Katya and Mark Gordon

Currents: Katya Gordon, North Shore author, instructor, sailor

What outdoors people are reading, watching, following, and more.
Outdoors
March 21
Patrick Stephenson, organizer of 30 Days of Biking.

Currents: Patrick Stephenson, 30 Days of Biking organizer

What outdoors people are listening to, reading, watching, and more.
Outdoors
March 14
Currents: John Richardson, Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

Currents: John Richardson, Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
March 9
Joseph Goldstein said his affinity for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness began after a trip when he was 6.

Currents: Joseph Goldstein, Kids for the Boundary Waters

What outdoors people are reading, doing, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
February 28
Amy Kay Kerber: "There has been interest at the Legislature and in many communities to expand (outdoor education) opportunities in Minnesota."

Currents: Amy Kay Kerber, state forestry outreach and legislative specialist

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
February 22
Don Tredinnick has spent time photographing on four continents.

Currents: Don Tredinnick, nature photographer

What outdoors people are doing, reading, watching and more.
Outdoors
February 14
Alexandra Wardwell, Audubon Minnesota habitat specialist, has a vocation and interests that keep her outdoors.

Currents: Alexandra Wardwell, Audubon Minnesota habitat specialist

What outdoors people are reading, following, doing, and more.
Outdoors
February 8
Bear Paulsen makes camping a year-round endeavor.

Currents: Bear Paulsen, winter camping mentor, Northstar canoe-maker

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.