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September 17, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Failing light drives birds to migrate
September 17, 2017 - 6:55am
September 10, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs: Cooper's hawks thrive in city limits
September 10, 2017 - 6:08am
July 23, 2017
Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
July 23, 2017 - 9:30am
Delta Waterfowl is at the forefront of research using drones with thermal imaging cameras to locate duck nests and other wildlife habitat. (Delta Waterfowl photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Grant aids Delta drone research, Drought benefits North Dakota pelican habitat etc.
July 23, 2017 - 6:30am
July 9, 2017
 Joel Huener carves at the table where he also does most of his painting in the kitchen of his home near Middle River, Minn. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)                              play button
Decoy carver gives wood a lifelike touch
July 9, 2017 - 8:12am
June 12, 2017
 Erika Kolbow (left) of Turtle River State Park and licensed bander and raptor expert Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks handle peregrine falcon chicks during Monday afternoon's banding event below the UND water tower. Kolbow and Driscoll banded the three chicks -- two males and one female -- and climbers then returned the young peregrines to their nest box atop the UND water tower. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)                              play button
Peregrine banding draws a crowd
June 12, 2017 - 5:09pm
June 2, 2017
Always in season: Bird world delivers another surprise
June 2, 2017 - 2:55pm
May 25, 2017
Red-sided garter snakes make their way up the rocks in search of a female after emerging from their limestone caves near Narcisse, Man., on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Watch: Narcisse snake dens make for a slithery spectacle
May 25, 2017 - 6:00am
May 5, 2017
A male ruffed grouse surveys the surroundings from its drumming log Monday, May 1. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources offers two blinds for viewing ruffed grouse in the forestlands near Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)                               play button
Drumming count survey logs ruffed grouse trends
May 5, 2017 - 4:25pm
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Brad Dokken column: Sky dancing woodcock one day, drumming ruffed grouse the next during trip to Norris Camp
May 5, 2017 - 3:31pm
March 22, 2017
Marv the Peregrine is back in Grand Forks
March 22, 2017 - 11:11am
January 13, 2017
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
January 13, 2017 - 8:15am
December 20, 2016
Red Lake Watershed District and DNR move forward on Pine Lake flood project
December 20, 2016 - 9:18pm
December 14, 2016
Dave Lambeth of Grand Forks looks for birds in a field west of Grand Forks in December 2010. Lambeth compiles results from the Grand Forks Christmas Bird Count for the National Audubon Society. Grand Forks' Christmas Bird Count, which dates to 1961, is set for Dec. 18. (Brad Dokken photo)
Christmas Bird Count season in the wings
December 14, 2016 - 3:49pm
October 24, 2016
Small bird creates a mystery, causes a backyard stir
October 24, 2016 - 5:08pm