Blane Klemek, area wildlife supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, points to the entrance of an abandoned beaver lodge in a pond northeast of Detroit Lakes. The frozen shores of the pond have receded because of the drought. Klemek said it’s likely the beavers migrated to a pond or lake that has more water. Tom Robertson | MPR Photo
Winter yields evidence drought is affecting wildlife
By Tom Robertson, MPR News 91.3 FM
DETROIT LAKES – The heavy snow that fell on parts of central Minnesota over the weekend may be too late to help relieve widespread drought.
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