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NORTHLAND OUTDOORS

Blue jays are a true year-round Minnesota avian resident. That alone is endearing. And even though the species is often maligned as a nest-robbing egg and nestling thief, the blue jay is among a group of birds considered one of the most intelligent avifauna on the planet.
Here are the two big questions about these little birds: How do they survive the cold? And where do they go in the summer?
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Lonnie Dupre is filming the impact of climate change on the Polar Inuit people he met in Greenland 20 years ago.
The changes follow a wildlife-section reorganization that began about three years ago by DNR managers whose intent was to align the section's staffing, fleet and other expenses with available money.

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In a text message Friday morning, Brett Alsleben of Points North Services said they are trying to get the road back open by the end of the weekend.
The 2022 population goal setting includes the Arrowhead and north-central regions.
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Vaughn Murray’s limo fish house, which is parked within casting distance of his dock on the Ontario side of the Rainy River, has four holes and electric heat.
Four deer in the freezer between two states and some opportunities lost left me with a lot to look back on from the 2021 archery season.
The Friends of Rydell and Glacial Ridge Refuges Association will host two events at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge near Erskine during the month of February.
Snow passes by the region on Friday with another round Saturday as well as Sunday.

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Patience lately has been the name of the game. I’ve moved my rental houses around more this year already trying to get on a decent perch bite than I did all of last year.
More than 80% of the watershed that makes up the headwaters of the Minnesota River fails to meet water quality standards.
90 minutes east of Fargo, one of the world’s most successful dog sled racers is settling into retirement. When the snow falls, there is no slowing him down.

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