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April 22, 2019
Red sprites brightened the night sky west of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, April 17.   Photo for The Washington Post courtesy of Paul Smith
Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma
April 22, 2019 - 1:34pm
April 21, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Every spring offers newsy surprises in the bird world
April 21, 2019 - 7:44am
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK
April 21, 2019 - 5:00am
April 16, 2019
A snow-covered squirrel has a crabapple snack in West Fargo on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
David Samson / The Forum
Electric utilities still at war with public enemy No. 1: Squirrels
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 14, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Not the mother of all ducks, but the cousin
April 14, 2019 - 7:55am
April 11, 2019
Robert DePalma, a paleontologist at the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History and a graduate student at the University of Kansas, works at a fossil site in North Dakota. Special to The Forum
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history
April 11, 2019 - 1:36pm
April 7, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Blackbirds sound off as spring arrives
April 7, 2019 - 6:25am
March 31, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Getting to know the daytime raptors
March 31, 2019 - 7:02am
March 24, 2019
Wings ablur, a male ruffed grouse holds court on a log as he drums for a mate May 1, 2017 near Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area. The drumming of a ruffed grouse is one of the most anticipated sounds of spring in the Northwoods. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
DOKKEN: At last, the sounds of spring are on the horizon
March 24, 2019 - 7:04am
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Light brings horned birds back to the valley
March 24, 2019 - 6:45am
March 17, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To honor TR, save the sage grouse
March 17, 2019 - 7:08am
March 10, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Longspurs: More often seen than recognized
March 10, 2019 - 6:42am
March 3, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Fascinating starlings tantalize with hints of spring
March 3, 2019 - 6:34am
February 24, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
Mike Jacobs: Grand Forks County attracts more owl species
February 24, 2019 - 7:12am
February 17, 2019
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Chickadees survive the cold to sing another day
February 17, 2019 - 6:50am