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Minnesota state Rep. Josh Heintzeman and his family encountered a young loon chick in their yard earlier this month. Under direction from a local conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the family quickly reunited the chick with its mother. Submitted by: Josh Heintzeman
Cute, fuzzy baby loon rescued from Minnesota lawn
June 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 27, 2016
This nestling robin will be dependent on its parents for weeks. (Photo: Vrieze Photography)
What do you do if you find a baby bird on the ground?
June 27, 2016 - 2:30pm
June 24, 2016
The western meadowlark recently was added to North Dakota's revised list of Species of Conservation Priority. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Meadowlark numbers decline across North Dakota
June 24, 2016 - 9:19pm
Always in season: Subtle and secretive, the veery challenges birders
June 24, 2016 - 9:12pm
Donnie Schmiedeberg, a rancher from Lancaster, MN, surveys damage to straw bales caused by a growing wild elk population in the Lancaster area on January 4, 2016.(Nick Nelson/Agweek)(Embargoed until January 26, 2016)
Elk expansion shouldn't be portrayed as 'us vs. them,' rancher says
June 24, 2016 - 9:00pm
The International Wolf Center is seeking name suggestions for two new arctic wolf pups, who arrived at the center from Canada May 25. The public can see the brothers during four programs per day at the wolf center and in a live stream at wolf.org. Photo courtesy International Wolf Center
Minnesota wolf center seeks names for pups
June 24, 2016 - 2:52pm
June 21, 2016
The Western meadowlark, North Dakota's state bird
North Dakota's state bird, the Western meadowlark, not as numerous as it once was
June 21, 2016 - 5:45pm
June 20, 2016
An adult peregrine falcon hovers in the sky. (Duluth News Tribune file photo)
Peregrine families live on power plant smokestacks in Duluth; check the FalconCam
June 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 18, 2016
FILE PHOTO: A duck. (John Stennes/Grand Forks Herald)
Spring survey shows decline in North Dakota duck index
June 18, 2016 - 8:26pm
IN SEASON: Delight in peregrines goes back in history
June 18, 2016 - 8:18pm
photo by Craig Bihrle,ND Game and Fish
Rec Topper: Watchable Wildlife Contest worth a look
June 18, 2016 - 8:16pm
June 12, 2016
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Burrowing owl shows up unexpectedly in northeast North Dakota
June 12, 2016 - 7:45am
June 11, 2016
Asian bighead carp caught on the St. Croix River near Stillwater, Minn. (Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
DOUG LEIER: Reducing the spread of invasive aquatic species should be a priority
June 11, 2016 - 5:52pm
ASK THE DNR: Are tullibees related to shiners?
June 11, 2016 - 5:38pm
Tiffany Muellner, a student at the University of Minnesota-Crookston, holds a pair of peregrine falcon chicks that were banded in June 2015 near the UND water tower. A public event to band this year's peregrine chicks is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at the same site below the UND water tower. (Eric Hylden photo)
WORTH A LOOK: Peregrine banding set for Monday below UND water tower
June 11, 2016 - 5:31pm
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