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.

Duluth
April 3
Lonnie Dupre

Currents: Lonnie Dupre, Minnesota adventurer and explorer

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
March 26

Currents: Keith Myrmel, map-maker and hiker

What outdoors people are doing, reading, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
March 19
Kurt Mead

Currents: Kurt Mead, Tettegouche State Park naturalist

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
March 12
The climate crisis is top of mind for Meredith Cornett, director of science and climate strategy for The Nature Conservancy.

Currents: Meredith Cornett, director of science and climate strategy, Nature Conservancy

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
March 5
Dorian Grilley, executive director of Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota, right, with his son, Davis, in Washington, D.C. The two made their way from Mahto

Currents: Dorian Grilley: Executive director, Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
March 5
Fred Haberman, second from right in front row (kneeling), with his hockey crew, marking the 40th anniversary of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" at its recen

Currents: Fred Haberman, marketing chief executive, Pond Hockey Championships founder

What outdoors people are reading, doing, following, and more.
Outdoors
February 20
Alex Hastings, curator of paleontology at the Science Museum of Minnesota, during some field work on the Cottonwood River in New Ulm.

Currents: Alex Hastings, paleontology curator at Science Museum of Minnesota

What outdoors people are reading, listening to, following, and more.
Outdoors
February 13
Emma Schultz likes to hit the dirt on two wheels. She lends her mountain bike talents to Little Bellas, an organization that aims to build confidence

Currents: Emma Schultz, community forest project specialist

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
February 6
Mahler is happy with a banjo and his dog, Atlas, nearby.

Currents: Charlie Mahler, Twin Cities in Motion media manager

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
January 23
Kurt Stafki keeps things light, but he's serious about his cycling life.

Currents: Kurt Stafki, Otso Cycles

What outdoors people are reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
January 16
Bobby and Maura Marko, with their children, Rowan, 3, left, and Jack, 5. They are shown at the Keane Wonder Mine in Death Valley National Park in Cali

Currents: Bobby and Maura Marko, We Found Adventure blog

What outdoors people are reading, following, watching, and more.
Outdoors
January 9
Katie Burns, in Zion National Park, holding a primary feather of a California condor.

Currents: Katie Burns, outreach coordinator at Audubon Minnesota

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
January 3
Carrie Tollefson, right, made her way across the Stone Arch Bridge for an early morning run May 2, 2017.

Currents: Carrie Tollefson, former Olympian and running icon

What outdoors people are reading, watching, following, and more.
Outdoors
December 19, 2019
Bob King of Duluth, a former journalist, writes a popular stargazing blog.

Currents: Bob King, author, photographer and skywater

What outdoors people are reading, watching, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
November 29, 2019
Fishing is a mainstay for Ryan Barth.

Currents: Ryan Barth, outdoors education supervisor, Three Rivers Park District

What outdoors people are reading, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
November 21, 2019
May Yang is the career pathways program manager at Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa.

Currents: May Yang, Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

What outdoors people are reading, watching, following, and more.
Outdoors
November 15, 2019
On the John Muir Trail: Michelle Schroeder has 25 years of backpacking experience.

Currents: Michelle Schroeder, backpacking instructor and guide

What outdoors people are reading, watching and following.
Outdoors
November 7, 2019
Jonathan Ringdahl looks for opportunities to paddle in any season.

Jonathan Ringdahl: Canoe and kayak instructor, adventurer

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
October 31, 2019
Alison Heebsh, president of Minnesota Rovers Outdoors Club.

Currents: Alison Heebsh, Minnesota Rovers Outdoors Club president

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
October 24, 2019
Ellery McCardle, a KARE 11 reporter, has a series called Photo Stop.

Currents: Ellery McCardle, KARE 11 reporter

What outdoors people are reading, following, and more.
Outdoors
October 17, 2019
Alex Falconer has found himself quite at home in the wilderness.

Currents: Alex Falconer, trail runner and environmental advocate

What outdoors people are reading, following and more.
Outdoors
October 11, 2019
Chris Chavie, on the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge, en route to Victoria.

Currents: Chris Chavie, cycling blogger

What outdoors people are reading, doing, following, and more.
Outdoors
October 11, 2019

Currents: Lynne Farmer, former naturalist, Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
September 20, 2019
Currents: Bob Dunlap, DNR zoologist and data specialist

Currents: Bob Dunlap, DNR zoologist and data specialist

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
September 12, 2019
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.