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July 19, 2016
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 /
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
Researchers test a drone on the prairie waterfowl breeding grounds in this image taken from a Delta Waterfowl video clip.
Worth a look: Drones and thermal imaging cameras could change waterfowl research
July 2, 2016 - 10:40pm
A complete list of WMA regulations is available on the Game and Fish website at (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Be neat, considerate on public lands
July 2, 2016 - 10:35pm
June 29, 2016
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 Photo courtesy International Wolf Center
Final voting underway to name International Wolf Center pups
June 29, 2016 - 2:30pm
June 28, 2016
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