Seasonal cycles mean towns might be affected by high water into early May.
A belated spring migration means interesting species can be seen throughout the watershed.
Aerial images capture the ice breaking up and floating downstream — and again after the recent snowstorm.
Several public events are planned to share the spring rituals of making maple syrup, as well as other activities to enjoy the special season.
Canoeing season has returned to the St. Croix, and so have the birds.
Waiting and watching for the ice to go and spring to return to the St. Croix River.
See spring break winter’s hold with photos from up and down the river.
Emergency responders used boats to retrieve a man who was set adrift after ice broke off.
Winter is retreating as ambitious waterfowl start making their way back to the St. Croix River.
The river is waking up with a lot of noise and motion, recorded in four short videos from the National Park Service.