STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Luring owls might not be so wise
By Charley Shaw, Session Daily
Seeing an owl perched in a tree during a stroll through the woods is a thrill for an avid birder.
This winter has brought much excitement in northern Minnesota with reco... Posted on 4/8/14 at 7:35 PM
FARMBLEAT The undercover search for sheds
After writing in my last blog about looking for deer antlers in the grove on the family farm south of Worthington, my nephews hatched a plan to expand the search area to one of the Wildlife Management... Posted on 4/3/14 at 8:32 PM
COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN DNR launches eagle nest webcam
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has launched a streaming live video of a nesting bald eagle pair in the Twin Cities.
The webcam is available at www.webcams.dnr.state.mn.us/eagle. In a n... Posted on 2/19/14 at 12:01 PM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND waterfowl migration update
It's more difficult than usual to get a feel for the waterfowl migration. The weekend storm was HUGE in the SW and central portions of ND moving out the local ducks & geese, it'll take awhile for ... Posted on 10/7/13 at 2:13 PM
GARDEN TALK Native Trees - A Good Choice for the Home Landscape
By Sue Light, Master Gardener in Dakota County
Are you among the growing number of Dakota County gardeners who are helping the environment by selecting plants that provide food and shelter for wildli... Posted on 8/15/13 at 9:44 PM
A wolf’s howl is one of the more iconic sounds of nature, yet biologists aren’t sure why the animals do it. They’re not even sure if wolves howl voluntarily or if it’s some sort of reflex, perhaps caused by stress.
Deer seem to have most struggle as snow piles up, temps drop
White-tailed deer have retreated to the conifers. Mangy wolves near Grand Marais are stealing suet balls put out for birds in residential neighborhoods. Snow is piling up thigh-deep in some parts of the Northland. It’s a real northern Minnesota winter.
Sam Cook, Forum Communications Co.
, January 31, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota wildlife officials have found the
state's first probable case of chronic wasting disease in a wild
deer, which was shot near the southeastern town of Pine Island, the
Department of Natural Resources announced.
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