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November 10, 2018
Old white pine in winter. Denton Newman Jr. / Echo Journal
Old forests, wildlife topic of discussion in Crosby
November 10, 2018 - 6:00am
November 8, 2018
A crew lays down brush and tree roots to stabilize the eroding Willow Creek.
Facebook tip highlights Willow Creek restoration
November 8, 2018 - 4:00am
October 9, 2018
A pair of adult loons feed their chicks on Burntside Lake near Ely. Minnesota loon conservation efforts would get $7.52 million in part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill  settlement under a proposal published Tuesday in the Federal Register. News Tribune file photo.
Minnesota loons may get $7.2 million from BP oil spill settlement
October 9, 2018 - 5:47pm
October 1, 2018
Conservation Officer (CO) Eric Sullivan (Pequot Lakes) and Conservation Officer Candidate (COC) Annette Kyllo assisted an archery hunter retrieve his deer due to a black bear guarding it. Loud noises did not scare the bear away, and the hunter requested assistance. When Sullivan and Kyllo arrived, the bear had moved on and the deer was moved to a safe location for field dressing. Photo Illustration
Assist offered to bow hunter, retrieving deer from bear claiming it - MnDNR CO Reports
October 1, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 24, 2018
Audubon to host Antarctica presentation
September 24, 2018 - 7:30am
September 21, 2018
Isle Royale's wolf population is down to two, shown here in this 2017 photo, spurring efforts to relocate several wolves from other areas to the Lake Superior island. The first wolves could be moved from Minnesota and Michigan in coming days. Courtesy of Michigan Tech.
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
September 21, 2018 - 4:32pm
September 20, 2018
A close up look at part of the soil of the bog that made its home in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center on North Long Lake in 2017. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Another bog floats across North Long Lake
September 20, 2018 - 5:00am
September 18, 2018
SWCD offers free forest management seminar for landowners
September 18, 2018 - 9:30am
September 15, 2018
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Angler surveys show walleye overage can be paid back on Lake Mille Lacs
September 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 14, 2018
Turf management workshop offers tips to save money, time
September 14, 2018 - 10:30am
September 12, 2018
Michael Anderson's canoe near Red Wing during the Three Rivers Expedition in September 2017. A year later, the adventure continues. Photo by Michael Anderson
Minnesota river expedition cleans up 6,300 pounds of trash
September 12, 2018 - 2:48pm
Around Minnesota, winters just aren't as cold as they used to be. DNR climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld produced this graphic showing how Grand Rapids is losing its coldest temperature readings, which are usually collected overnight. The 1930s was something of an anomaly, he said, because the drought years caused colder temperatures. Source: Minnesota DNR
Experts say Minnesota's climate changing faster than other states
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
September 11, 2018
Sarah Curtis, left, shares the joy of seeing a monarch butterfly up close with Arlene Nack, a resident at an assisted living facility in Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
Local photographer 'Cis' Ramsdell found this sandhill crane out in East Gull lake at the end of August and got these two pics of the bird preening its feathers. Taking notice of this bird's contortionist abilities, 'Cis' mentions, "That long beak comes in handy for grooming!" Submitted photos.
Contortionist crane at work
September 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
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Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm