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May 23, 2019
A trail camera set by the Red Lake tribal Department of Natural Resources photographed these two gray wolves in March 2010 on Minnesota's Northwest Angle. Jay Huseby / Red Lake Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota wolf hunting ban fails to reach governor’s desk
6 hours 40 min ago
May 21, 2019
A bison roams Montana's American Prairie Preserve, an area conservationists are restoring from grazing land to a prairie ecosystem. It spans nearly 500,000 acres, but the plan is for more than 3 million acres to be part of the reserve. Handout photo by Andy Boyce/Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.
Bison help prairie get back to nature
May 21, 2019 - 11:41am
May 19, 2019
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
May 19, 2019 - 7:10am
The interior of a yurt available through at Tall Pines Wilderness Yurt just off the Gunflint trail. The yurt rents for $118 per  night but includes beds with mattresses. Photo courtesy
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: encourages landowners to open space for camping
May 19, 2019 - 7:05am
Duluth naturalist Kim Eckert points out a bird along Park Point as Carol Thibault looks through her binoculars during Wednesday’s guided early morning warbler walk, sponsored by the Duluth Audubon Society. Eckert led the walk. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Warbler walks open eyes to nature around us: Audubon offers free birding field trips Tuesdays, Thursdays through May
May 19, 2019 - 7:00am
May 17, 2019
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State record channel catfish voided 70 years later
May 17, 2019 - 4:59pm
May 15, 2019
Whitney Weidenborner caught a 70 inch sturgeon, which took 45 minutes to land, on the Rainy River on Saturday morning during the fishing opener. Submitted photo.
FISH TALES: Whitney Weidenborner on the Rainy River
May 15, 2019 - 5:01pm
Wyatt Schoeck and his father Cory Schoeck caught this 25-inch walleye during Minnesota’s fishing opener on Saturday, May 11, and released it on Blackduck Lake. Submitted photo.
FISH TALES: Wyatt Schoeck on Blackduck Lake
May 15, 2019 - 10:43am
May 14, 2019
Otter Tail Lake will serve as the hub for the Governor's Fishing Opener on May 7-10, 2020. Photo courtesy of Erik Osberg / Otter Tail County
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 14, 2019 - 5:22pm
May 12, 2019
PAUL NELSON FISHING: The season has arrived!
May 12, 2019 - 10:02am
Polly Scotland poses for a photo after a recent canoe ride on the Turtle River. The Headwaters Canoe Club is hosting a ride on the river on May 14. Submitted photo.
A bit of Turtle River calamity
May 12, 2019 - 9:40am
Send in your Fish Tales!
May 12, 2019 - 7:10am
May 11, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz kicked off the 2019 summer fishing season on Saturday, May 11, at Fountain Lake in Albert Lea. Photo courtesy of Explore Minneosta
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
May 11, 2019 - 7:44pm
Kai Lenny, a 26-year-old Maui native, is one of the top big-wave surfers in the world. Here, he catches a wave on the Pavilions break. Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton.
Warming oceans create golden age for big-wave surfing, leaving surfers conflicted
May 11, 2019 - 7:30am
May 10, 2019
Assistant Area Fisheries Supervisor Brandon Eder shows Albert Lea fifth graders a variety of fish that swim in area lakes. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Kids take center stage leading up to Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 10, 2019 - 5:13pm