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July 10, 2014
A yellow-bellied sapsucker caught and ate this unfortunate ant after stopping at a tree along the Montebello cross country ski trail.
Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Dinner Time
July 10, 2014 - 5:01pm
June 26, 2014
Consumer products like these are among those generating contaminants of emerging concern in rivers, lakes and groundwater. Courtesy Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Chemicals spread into Minnesota groundwater
June 26, 2014 - 11:53pm
June 24, 2014
Grasses frame prairie ecologist Marissa Ahlering as she takes notes while conducting a grassland bird survey June 10. The multi- year project will help track grassland bird populations and improve management of dwindling grassland habitat in Minnesota and other Midwestern states. Dan Gunderson | MPR News
As farming booms, some prairie songbirds fall silent
June 24, 2014 - 11:56pm
June 18, 2014
Book signing set for Bemidji on new trail guide
June 18, 2014 - 10:33am
June 17, 2014
New state parks and trails commission seeks applicants
June 17, 2014 - 11:36pm
April 20, 2014
Julia Ponder, executive director of the University of Minnesota Raptor Center, releases the snowy owl “D.C. Snowy” off Winter Street in Superior, Wis., on Saturday morning. The owl was reportedly hit by a bus in Washington, D.C. and then rehabilitated at the Raptor Center. Bob King | Forum News Service
Famous snowy owl set free after rehab in Minnesota
April 20, 2014 - 12:09am
March 12, 2014
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
March 12, 2014 - 11:43pm
March 8, 2014
Frozen lakes, deep winter take a toll on wildlife
March 8, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 27, 2014
Extension Service hosts woodlands conference
February 27, 2014 - 1:23pm
February 1, 2014
Bemidji conference to focus on ammo, lead lures
February 1, 2014 - 10:45pm
January 9, 2014
Ice could harm wildlife more than the cold
January 9, 2014 - 12:25pm
November 19, 2013
Minnesota adds 500 waters to impaired list
November 19, 2013 - 9:01am
September 18, 2013
Minnesota groups seek new ways to combat zebra mussels
September 18, 2013 - 11:51am
September 12, 2013
A family of otters fish along the Mississippi River near Bemidji on Tuesday afternoon.
Catching some fish
September 12, 2013 - 1:18pm
In this Aug. 3, 2012 photo, Tony Frost, of Frost Farms, surveys a pond in the cattle pasture that serves as the water source for his cattle that has nearly dried up in Tallula, Ill. After months of drought, the central Illinois creeks and ponds that the 300 cows and calves drink from on the farm are dry or close to it. Frost has to buy and haul water, about 4,000 gallons a day, split up in four trips to different pastures. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
Severe drought expands in Minnesota, Wisconsin
September 12, 2013 - 1:04pm