Managing the Greenwood Fire Burn Area

Started by lightning, the Greenwood Fire was detected on August 15, 2021. In October 2021, the Forest Service deployed a Burn Area Emergency Response team.

Today’s technology provides windows to the past

Thanks to modern technology, an ancient Native American cooking vessel discovered in the BWCAW has been dated back to 1,750 – 1,600 years ago.

Ten things to love about the Forest

Superior National Forest is a special place to all the flora and fauna that live here, and to all the visitors that come to reset from the business of everyday life. As we become more immersed and surrounded with technology, we need natural places to connect with our world. Join me as we explore 10 things to love about Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota.

Flying High Over Boundary Waters

The USDA Forest Service has more than its share of “cool” and interesting jobs. From forest ranger to climate scientist, and firefighter to urban forester and wildlife biologist, there are possibly hundreds of interesting occupations to pick from. One of them is the seaplane pilot.

Faces of the Forest Service

Meet the Faces of the Forest Service

What happens after the fire is out?

A closer look at the Greenwood Fire Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) - By David Morley, Superior National Forest Soil Scientist, December 10, 2021

America's Great Outdoors

A promise to future generations.

Tofte Landscape Project

The Superior National Forest recently used a new format called a Story Map to share this project with the public.

Minnesota Research Reader

Provides highlights research topics and studies relevant to science and resource management in the State.

Recreation Commercial Services Analysis

Forest shares findings from Needs Assessment Analysis of commercial services offered to recreationists.

Work continues on historic pavilion for the enjoyment of present and future.

Thanks to the dedication of volunteers, Forest staff, Passport in Time, and the Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps, the Superior National Forest’s historic South Kawishiwi Pavilion is close to getting a new deck!  

U.S. Forest Service Beaver Planes and Pilots Support Forest Missions

Predating even the iconic Smokey Bear, the long and rich history of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Beaver Program began in 1929.  


How the JW Toumey Nursery in the Upper Peninsula Helps Restock and Regenerate Forests in Northern Minnesota

Superior National Forest Tipline

Report suspicious or illegal activity, non-emergency issues or information directly.

Moose in Minnesota

Tribal governments, agencies and organizations have teamed up to gather more information that may explain higher than expected mortality of adult moose and a noticeable decrease in reported moose sightings over the past few years.