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November 20, 2017
 The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
November 20, 2017 - 11:22am
November 3, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lost opportunities in northern Minnesota
November 3, 2017 - 9:06am
September 27, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Frequently asked questions for fall season bulbs
September 27, 2017 - 7:30am
September 14, 2017
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in North Star Lake in Itasca County. (Department of Natural Resources photo)
Zebra mussels confirmed in Itasca County lake
September 14, 2017 - 1:15pm
August 10, 2017
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
August 10, 2017 - 6:02am
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
August 10, 2017 - 6:02am
July 17, 2017
Starry stonewort is an invasive algae that was first found in Lake Koronis in 2015 and has since spread to nine Minnesota lakes, including, Upper Red Lake, Big Turtle Lake, Moose Lake and Cass Lake in Beltrami County and Lake Winnibigoshish in Itasca and Cass counties. (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo)
Starry Trek comes to Beltrami County: Volunteers needed for Aug. 5 event to help search for starry stonewort
July 17, 2017 - 5:16pm
July 14, 2017
A single zebra mussel is dwarfed in hand but the invasive species can compete with native species for food and habitat, cut the feet of swimmers, reduce the performance of boat motors among other mayhem. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
DNR discovers zebra mussels in Lake Edward and Mahnomen pit lake
July 14, 2017 - 11:38am
Brian Hiller from the Biology Department at Bemidji State University researches Purple Martins that nest near campus. Submitted photo.
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: ‘Purple martin mania’ has returned to Minnesota
July 14, 2017 - 9:15am
June 16, 2017
A white-tailed doe keeps watch while its fawn snacks on grass Thursday in the Centennial State Forest, located near Longville. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
June 16, 2017 - 4:38pm
June 7, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Watch out for the crazy cousins of carrots
June 7, 2017 - 6:30am
May 19, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Squirrels are common but still fascinating creatures
May 19, 2017 - 8:18am
May 10, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Tips for those thorny thistles and poisonous plants
May 10, 2017 - 6:05am
November 21, 2016
Eagles sometimes can’t fly away like other birds when feeding on roadway carcasses
November 21, 2016 - 5:22pm
November 12, 2016
A mountain lion perches in a tree near Nashwauk in northern Minnesota Monday, Nov. 8, 2016. The animal chased a deer and got into a brief altercation with another apparent mountain lion, or cougar, while Jordan Bowen, 16, of Rush City, Minn., was deer hunting. Mountain lions are occasionally seen in Minnesota, but wildlife officials have never found evidence of a breeding population. (Photo courtesy Jordan Bowen)
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
November 12, 2016 - 3:45pm
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