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May 6, 2016
Piping plover. (Photo by Gene Nieminen, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
Piping plovers: Volunteers work to bring back the nearly-extinct birds
May 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
May 3, 2016
A black bear digs into garbage Sunday night at the home of Crosslake Police Chief Bob Hartman. Hartman said multiple callers reported bear activity in Crosslake recently and advised residents to bring garbage and bird feeders in at night. Submitted by Chief Bob Hartman
Bear pulling down bird feeders, getting into garbage in Crosslake, Minnesota
May 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
May 2, 2016
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UPDATE: Wolverine confirmed in North Dakota, first since the 1800s
May 2, 2016 - 11:40am
A day-old woodcock chick is well-concealed on the forest floor. (Brad Dokken photo)play button
WATCH NOW: Can you spot the woodcock? Here's how volunteers find and catch the birds
May 2, 2016 - 11:28am
May 1, 2016
Donna Dustin and Kyler Kessler pose with their dogs and partners in woodcock banding, Kira and Ammo, on April 23 at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in northwest Minnesota. (Brad Dokken photo)play button
WATCH NOW: Banding woodcock is like catch and release hunting
May 1, 2016 - 5:00am
April 29, 2016
Tara Smith, volunteer coordinator and event coordinator, feeds a great horned owlet raw chicken. The owlet was knocked out of its nest by this week's windstorm. Bob King / Forum News Service
Owlets, loons and more get care at Minnesota wildlife rehab facility
April 29, 2016 - 6:30pm
Reader Photo of the Day
April 29, 2016 - 6:00am
April 28, 2016
FILE - California raccoon. WikiMedia Commons.
Bone found in Valley City thought to be human turns out to be raccoon's
April 28, 2016 - 5:45pm
April 24, 2016
River. File Photo.
ASK THE DNR: The best streams for trout
April 24, 2016 - 9:30am
April 19, 2016
Black bear in Detroit Lakes. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Bashamplay button
VIDEO: Bear wanders Minnesota town, stopping traffic, before getting tranquilized and brought back to the woods
April 19, 2016 - 3:11pm
April 8, 2016
Semi-truck strikes, kills moose
April 8, 2016 - 9:09pm
April 7, 2016
Dave Shepard says he doesn't know a whole lot about pigeons, but this one is sure attached to him. He lets "Pudge" come inside the house for coffee now and then. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNEplay button
Pudge the rescue pigeon makes a Minnesota family his own
April 7, 2016 - 7:30pm
April 1, 2016
As part of a plan to improve safe public use of the former Eberts ranch, the main ranch house — mouse infested since being emptied for years — was demolished during the summer. The ranch headquarters and surrounding 5,000 acres were acquired by the U.S. Forest Service for public use and preservation. A nearby gravel mining operation remains a controversial subject in the area. (LAUREN DONOVAN, Bismarck Tribune)
National Parks group loses suit over gravel pit
April 1, 2016 - 9:05pm
March 28, 2016
Hungry bears may be tempted by food, livestock feed, birdseeds or garbage.
How to avoid conflicts with bears
March 28, 2016 - 3:30pm
March 25, 2016
Compass Points: Bird Conservancy lists North Dakota project among poorly sited wind farms in new report
March 25, 2016 - 3:00pm