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June 11, 2016
Ross Hier works in the studio of his Crookston home. Area wildlife manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Crookston, Hier also is known for his watercolor paintings that depict nature scenes and especially scenes of prairie life. (Brad Dokken photo)
DNR wildlife manager puts watercolor to paper as a wildlife artist in his spare time
June 11, 2016 - 5:24pm
June 9, 2016
Baby eagles are reunited in their nest high above Crosslake. Submitted photos.
Baby eagle successfully reunited with siblings
June 9, 2016 - 11:44am
June 3, 2016
FILE PHOTO: A moose grazes in a pond along Minnesota's Gunflint Trail in summer 2010. (Andrew Krueger/Duluth News Tribune)
BRAD DOKKEN: Moose ruling of interest in N.D.
June 3, 2016 - 10:43pm
June 3, 2016 - 10:40pm
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Turtle crossing? Drivers urged to watch for turtles as nesting season begins
June 3, 2016 - 1:21pm
May 27, 2016
Grand Forks Herald illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Catbirds hang out in area gardens
May 27, 2016 - 4:06pm
Harriet, the first eagle ambassador of the National Eagle Center in Wabasha and a familiar visitor to veterans homes, schools and nursing homes, is shown on her outdoor perch. She died Wednesday May 25. (photo courtesy of the National Eagle Center)
National Eagle Center’s oldest eagle dies at 35
May 27, 2016 - 3:48pm
May 24, 2016
Zebra mussels. File.
Zebra mussels found on Red River at Moorhead intake
May 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
May 22, 2016
Vesper Sparrow, by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Plain birds do attract attention
May 22, 2016 - 7:30am
May 20, 2016
A bison is seen in Theordore Roosevelt National Park on Wednesday. Recent bison attacks have led to increased awareness over safety when entering national parks and coming in contact with wildlife. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)play button
Bison are cool, but ferocious, experts in Medora warn of national mammal
May 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 15, 2016
The recovery of bald eagle populations is just one of the Endangered Species Act's success stories. When the bald eagle was listed under threat in 1978, North Dakota had no known nesting pairs and hadn’t for quite some time. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Check it Out: International Endangered Species Day
May 15, 2016 - 11:30am
May 12, 2016
A black bear visited the Paul Lewin farm south of Richville in late April and enjoyed a snack of suet meant for birds. Lewin estimates the bear was about eight-feet tall and it hung around his farmstead for a couple of hours on the afternoon of April 23. The bear returned in the evening when it spent about an hour eating from the suet block.
Farmer puts food out for birds, gets a bear in his yard instead
May 12, 2016 - 3:30pm
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Bear with cubs charges Minnesota man, knocks him down
May 12, 2016 - 11:30am
May 9, 2016
Volunteers with the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation perform a root canal Saturday on Shazam, a 14-year-old black leopard at The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone. Samantha Erkkila / Forum News Serviceplay button
Black leopard gets a root canal, 2 teeth pulled at Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota
May 9, 2016 - 5:30pm
“Most fawns are born in late May and mid-June. Leaving them alone gives them the best chance for survival, even if they appear abandoned or fragile,” said Adam Murkowski, DNR big game program leader. / Mn DNR
Leave the deer fawns alone, Minnesota DNR pleads
May 9, 2016 - 3:00pm