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August 1, 2016
A monarch butterfly lays eggs on a leaf. Monarch populations have been declining for two decades.(Photo by Ellen Starr, Natural Resources Conservation Service biologist)
Minnesota man makes milkweed seed bombs to bring butterflies back
August 1, 2016 - 10:46am
July 31, 2016
INSEASON: Goldfinches, though common, remain mysterious
July 31, 2016 - 12:00pm
(N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Tags remain after North Dakota deer lottery
July 31, 2016 - 4:00am
July 23, 2016
An immature bald eagle was rescued July 6 by family and visitors to the Park Rapids, Minn.-area lake home of Grand Forks resident Arne Brekke. The eagle had become entangled in a length of nylon rope, and people visiting the cabin were able to rescue the bird and free its leg after consulting staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for advice.
Group on northern Minnesota lake rescues young bald eagle tangled in rope
July 23, 2016 - 4:09pm
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cuckoos more likely to be heard than seen
July 23, 2016 - 3:35pm
July 19, 2016
Gulls, mostly of the ring-necked species, dominate the ground and the sky at Interstate Island. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Bird Island: 26,000 sea gulls, 360 terns and a whole lot of bird guano
July 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
Surrounded by feathers, bones and other remnants of past meals in their nest, the five young falcons show off their new leg bands. (photos courtesy of Xcel Energy)
5 peregrine falcon fledglings take flight from Prairie Island nuclear plant
July 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 18, 2016
The Agraulis Vanillae feasted in Allison Barta's gardens after its long flight from the Gulf of Mexico. (Submitted)
Rare butterfly lands in Bemidji butterfly researcher's garden
July 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 17, 2016
Aubrey and Ashton Kuhn keep their eyes on a fledgling Cooper's Hawk in South Grand Forks as Tim Driscoll prepares for banding.  photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Grand Forks city limits a sanctuary for wildlife, from skunks to bears
July 17, 2016 - 6:00am
July 15, 2016
2 Minnesota wolf pups get names chosen by online voting
July 15, 2016 - 2:06pm
July 11, 2016
Researcher Maddy Cochrane replaces a GPS unit on a radio-tagged wood turtle north of Duluth recently. The species was designated a threatened species in Minnesota in 1984. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Researchers spy on wood turtles in an attempt to save the declining species
July 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
Art by Mike Jacobs
MIKE JACOBS: Noisy crows likely make sense
July 11, 2016 - 12:22am
July 9, 2016
Talkin' with Dokken: Where to find blueberries
July 9, 2016 - 10:19pm
July 2, 2016
Showy lady slippers in full bloom stand out against their green surroundings. Also known as the pink lady slipper, the showy lady slipper has been Minnesota's state flower since 1902. (Brad Dokken photo)
Snapshots from a summer afternoon
July 2, 2016 - 10:46pm
IN SEASON: Birds start over after a storm
July 2, 2016 - 10:43pm