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Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Bears are looking for easy food sources
GRAND RAPIDS - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife managers are reporting an increase in nuisance bear complaints at this time of year. Bear sightings are most prevalent in northern Minnesota but they've also been spotted in the metropolitan suburbs. "Despite...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Researchers track loons with telemetry devices
ST. PAUL - At least six of the 29 loons that have had radio and satellite telemetry devices placed in them by researchers have returned to their breeding lakes in Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). One of the loons, known as "M2," returned...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
DNR hires Welsh to manage habitat program
Bob Welsh, an assistant regional wildlife manager for the past six years, has been selected to manage the state's wildlife habitat program and will oversee the DNR's recently realigned forest, wetland and prairie-farmland habitat programs. Welsh is a former DNR research biologist,...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
Cougars are rare but do visit Minnesota
Confirmed cougar sightings are becoming more frequent in Minnesota but evidence suggests the large cats are most likely rare visitors to the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The recent shooting of a cougar in southwestern Minnesota, along with...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
December 2, 2011
USFWS helps property owners improve land
For more than 23 years many landowners in the Beltrami and Clearwater counties have found themselves recipients of wildlife projects benefitting their property. One such landowner is Gordy Forester. Last year Forester decided to restore a drained marsh on his property to a productive...
December 2, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Survey shows Minnesota's trumpeter swan population is expanding
A statewide aerial survey conducted in early January revealed that the population of trumpeter swans in Minnesota has more than doubled in the...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
September 4, 2010
Local artist helps organize art donations for cleaning oiled birds
Twelve species of Minnesota waterfowl winter along the Gulf of Mexico. These birds, including herons, loons and pelicans, will soon be heading...
September 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
Cubs and mom enjoy a fishy meal
This photo was taken south of Superior, Wis., by Dennis Archer recently. A sow bear with five cubs had found some fish entrails that Archer had...
July 13, 2010 - 1:06pm
July 12, 2010
Ely black bear, cub reunite
An Ely black bear and her cub have reunited after 1½ months apart. Researchers Sue Mansfield and Lynn Rogers of the North American Bear Center...
July 12, 2010 - 3:16pm
June 11, 2010
'There's another one!'
When my wife and I built a new home on the upper Mississippi River east of Bemidji, we had not counted on the turtles. Big ones. Snapping turtles, though more than a few painted turtles as well. Our first encounter came when digging the foundation. The Caterpillar driver suddenly...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 25, 2010
UPDATE: Missing bear cub made famous by webcam might have been spotted alive
The black bear cub made famous last winter when a video camera recorded its birth near Ely and which went missing over the weekend may have been spotted this afternoon by the public. Hope, the cub of Lily that was followed by millions of people through a camera set up by bear researchers...
May 25, 2010 - 4:36pm
May 9, 2010
Blane Klemek column: Beavers are remarkable rodents
I read with interest a recent Internet article about a beaver dam so large that it's visible from outer space. Discovered by a Canadian ecologist in Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta, the dam is estimated at about 850 meters long. Think about that. A beaver dam longer than the...
May 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Bemidji Middle School: Exploring the great outdoors
Adjacent to the main parking lot of the Bemidji Middle School, nature abounds. In a few weeks, blackbirds will return to the cattails, beavers...
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am