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October 12, 2018
The American Crystal Sugar factory operates in East Grand Forks.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
October 12, 2018 - 9:01am
October 9, 2018
Dr. L. David Mech in his office in the Gabbert Raptor Center on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, where he was preparing for the International Wolf Symposium. Deanna Weniger / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Expert dispels 5 common wolf myths ahead of International Wolf Symposium
October 9, 2018 - 9:02pm
A pair of adult loons feed their chicks on Burntside Lake near Ely. Minnesota loon conservation efforts would get $7.52 million in part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill  settlement under a proposal published Tuesday in the Federal Register. News Tribune file photo.
Minnesota loons may get $7.2 million from BP oil spill settlement
October 9, 2018 - 5:47pm
October 8, 2018
Kim Berns-Melhus    Submitted photo
New leader of Conservation Fund aims to continue blending environmental, economic development concerns
October 8, 2018 - 9:28pm
Tony Manzara dumps a load of dirt as he works on a rain garden area at the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center in Lake Elmo on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Founder Tony Manzara put in $300,000 of his own money toward the center, as a memorial to his late wife, who died in 2015. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
New Minnesota nature center blends nature, humor, community service
October 8, 2018 - 9:26pm
October 5, 2018
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday moved to list the rare eastern black rail as threatened, giving it federal protections. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo
US will list black rail as threatened: Already down 90 percent, little marsh bird is in trouble
October 5, 2018 - 9:11pm
October 4, 2018
A beaver visited the DoubleTree Hotel in Bemidji, Minn., on Thursday, Oct. 4. The animal made into the entryway but was escorted out by animal control. Submitted photo.
Beaver makes his way into Bemidji hotel
October 4, 2018 - 8:09pm
October 2, 2018
The Gilbert Police Department received about a half-dozen calls regarding drunken birds on Monday. Experts said the birds had likely eaten fermented berries. (Gary Meader / Forum News Service)
'Drunk' birds reported in Gilbert, Minn.
October 2, 2018 - 6:18pm
September 28, 2018
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Moose on the loose in west-central Minnesota
September 28, 2018 - 7:28pm
September 21, 2018
Isle Royale's wolf population is down to two, shown here in this 2017 photo, spurring efforts to relocate several wolves from other areas to the Lake Superior island. The first wolves could be moved from Minnesota and Michigan in coming days. Courtesy of Michigan Tech.
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
September 21, 2018 - 4:32pm
September 19, 2018
An aerial file photo taken in June of the monstrous bog that broke from the shoreline in October 2017 and landed on the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center’s swimming beach. Forum  News Service file photo
Another bog -- not nearly as big -- floats across same northern Minnesota lake
September 19, 2018 - 9:16pm
September 17, 2018
Birds that spend their winter in the continental U.S., like this dark-eyed junco, have a poorer rate of return to their summer grounds than birds that winter in the tropics, according to a new study. Courtesy Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Scientists use radar to count billions of migrating birds
September 17, 2018 - 4:37pm
September 12, 2018
Woman not exposed to dead rabid bats
September 12, 2018 - 8:04pm
Michael Anderson's canoe near Red Wing during the Three Rivers Expedition in September 2017. A year later, the adventure continues. Photo by Michael Anderson
Minnesota river expedition cleans up 6,300 pounds of trash
September 12, 2018 - 2:48pm
Around Minnesota, winters just aren't as cold as they used to be. DNR climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld produced this graphic showing how Grand Rapids is losing its coldest temperature readings, which are usually collected overnight. The 1930s was something of an anomaly, he said, because the drought years caused colder temperatures. Source: Minnesota DNR
Experts say Minnesota's climate changing faster than other states
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
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