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April 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota congressman's effort de-list wolves stuck in Congress
April 20, 2018 - 7:09am
April 19, 2018
Dr. Maureen Hackett
Q&A with Howling for Wolves Founder Dr. Maureen Hackett
April 19, 2018 - 7:09am
April 18, 2018
Stuart Bensen of Erskine, Minn., retired conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
DNR officers at front lines of Minn. wolf depredation complaints
April 18, 2018 - 7:19am
April 17, 2018
A trail camera set by the Red Lake tribal Department of Natural Resources photographed these two gray wolves in March 2010 on Minnesota's Northwest Angle. Wolves are an important animal in tribal culture and were protected on tribal lands even when the state had control of wolf management and offered hunting and trapping seasons. Courtesy photo / Jay Huseby, Red Lake Department of Natural Resources
Tribal lands offer sanctuary for Minnesota wolves
April 17, 2018 - 7:22am
April 16, 2018
Randy Coffield's cow licks her calf March 14, 2018, at the rancher's home near Lake Bronson, Minn. The Kittson County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21 cattle deaths by wolves last year. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am
April 15, 2018
A gray wolf peers through ferns in the woods north of Duluth, Minn., in 2017. The wolf had just been released by biologists with the 1854 Treaty Authority after being trapped and examined as part of a research project. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Deer-wolf population dynamics offer fodder for debate in Minnesota
April 15, 2018 - 8:52am
Species in Conflict: Minnesota wolf management follows bumpy path on road to recovery
April 15, 2018 - 7:50am
April 10, 2018
Two paddlers make their way down the Kawishiwi River near Ely. The group American Rivers has again named the Kawishiwi one of the 10 most endangered rivers in the U.S. because of the potential of polluted mine waste from the proposed Twin Metals copper mine. Forum News Service file photo
'America's Most Endangered Rivers' lists 2 in Minnesota
April 10, 2018 - 7:32pm
American Peat Technology harvests and processes massive amounts of waterlogged peat from the bed of a long-gone lake. The reed-sedge peat is plant material that has been decomposing for thousands of years. Photo from the American Peat Technology website - http://americanpeattech.com
Aitkin firm tries an ancient solution to heavy metal pollution
April 10, 2018 - 8:00am
April 7, 2018
Curly-leaf pondweed is a non-native, invasive submersed aquatic plant. It is generally the first pondweed to come up in spring and dies in mid-summer. Leaves have undulating and finely serrated edges. Curly-leaf pondweed has caused problems in lakes by producing extensive mats in 3 to 10 feet of water. The plant is often a problem in lakes with low water clarity, mid-summer Secchi depths of three feet or less.
Registration open for AIS detection training program
April 7, 2018 - 7:00am
April 5, 2018
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. Submitted photo
Strategy for fighting invasive species: Slow the spread
April 5, 2018 - 6:14pm
April 2, 2018
DNR warns residents about food sources for bears in their yards as far south as central Minn.
April 2, 2018 - 3:13pm
March 30, 2018
Arbor Day event set at arboretum
March 30, 2018 - 6:30am
March 26, 2018
April opens with Mars and Saturn paired in the predawn sky. On the move eastward, Mars passes a mere 1.3 degrees below Saturn on the 2nd. Just 25 days later, the gap has widened to 13 degrees, and Mars keeps right on going. Minnesota Starwatch
Minnesota Starwatch for April 2018
March 26, 2018 - 11:00am
March 13, 2018
Leech Lake Tribal College STEM department is hosting the 4th annual Across the Universe event
March 13, 2018 - 10:17am
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