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October 15, 2017
A multi-colored Asian lady beetle on a leaf. Photo by Lisa Church.
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
September 5, 2017
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
September 5, 2017 - 9:25am
August 28, 2017
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Black bears live in the shadows
August 28, 2017 - 9:48am
August 15, 2017
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
August 15, 2017 - 8:00am
July 31, 2017
The wonderful song of the brown thrasher
July 31, 2017 - 12:29pm
July 17, 2017
This pair of purple martins was spotted at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls, just 72 hours after their return in the springtime. Photo by David Ellis/USFWS.
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
July 17, 2017 - 9:21am
July 10, 2017
The Richardson’s ground squirrel lives in colonies like prairie dogs. Photo by Kameron Perensovich
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
July 10, 2017 - 9:59am
June 27, 2017
A herring gull, one of three gull species found in Minnesota. Photo by Derek Bakken.
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
June 27, 2017 - 9:09am
June 21, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
June 21, 2017 - 10:44am
April 25, 2017
The birders are coming! Detroit Lakes' 20th Annual Festival of Birds is set for May 18-21. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
Exploring the lakes' winged wonders: Detroit Lakes' 20th Annual Festival of Birds set for May 18-21
April 25, 2017 - 9:00am
April 10, 2017
The small, rarely-seen northern saw-whet owl.
Photo by Kristina Servant.
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
April 10, 2017 - 6:00am
April 3, 2017
The elusive sora rail. Submitted photo.
Blane Klemek column: Sora rails thrive in Minnesota marshland
April 3, 2017 - 6:00am
March 20, 2017
The horned lark in a field of snow in Minnesota. Photo by Derek Bakken.
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
March 20, 2017 - 7:00am
March 5, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Majestic hunter---the red-tailed hawk
March 5, 2017 - 6:00am
February 25, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
February 25, 2017 - 3:30pm
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