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March 31, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: It looks to be an early spring this year
March 31, 2017 - 12:16pm
The Sora (Porzana carolina) is a small waterbird, of the family Rallidae, sometimes also referred to as the Sora Rail or Sora Crake. ("Mike" Michael L. Baird, Wikicommons)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The shy and secretive sora rail
March 31, 2017 - 12:14pm
March 29, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
March 29, 2017 - 7:05am
March 24, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
March 24, 2017 - 9:30am
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
March 24, 2017 - 7:30am
March 21, 2017
The tendency for caught fish to die after being released is called hooking mortality, which increases as water temperatures warm. During the last two weeks of July 2016 alone, hooking mortality accounted for more than half of the state’s walleye harvest allocation for the entire open water season. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
March 21, 2017 - 12:32pm
March 17, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
March 17, 2017 - 9:35am
March 10, 2017
A pileated woodpecker perches on the side of a tree along Lake Boulevard Northeast in Bemidji in late December. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
March 10, 2017 - 10:27am
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
March 10, 2017 - 10:14am
March 2, 2017
Red-tailed hawk. (Photo credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Read up on the red tails
March 2, 2017 - 5:18pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Be part of the solution, not the problem
March 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 26, 2017
A black-capped chickadee takes rest in a tree at Lake Bemidji State Park. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
February 26, 2017 - 11:00am
February 23, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
Forest Service to host land meeting
February 23, 2017 - 3:00pm