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The intelligent, friendly gray jay
13 hours 32 min ago
2017 Trout and Salmon Stamp Competition
First Place: Timothy Turenne
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
13 hours 46 min ago
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
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
July 17, 2017 - 9:20am
July 11, 2017
Some tips for successful warm-weather fishing
July 11, 2017 - 6:00am
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
Brad Laabs column: Not all 'keepers' should be kept
June 27, 2017 - 9:05am
June 21, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
June 21, 2017 - 10:44am
Column: Fishing and finances
June 21, 2017 - 10:43am
June 14, 2017
The black-billed cuckoo, top, and a yellow-bellied sapsucker.
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
June 14, 2017 - 7:00am
June 13, 2017
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
June 13, 2017 - 6:00am
June 12, 2017
 Jake Robinson of Shakopee has tied his own Minnesota record for a flathead catfish in the catch-and-release length category with a 49-incher taken from the Minnesota River in nearby Savage.  Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
UPDATE: Record catfish 'monster' nabbed in Minnesota River
June 12, 2017 - 5:54pm
June 7, 2017
Columnist Blane Klemek and his dog Duke. Submitted photo.
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
June 7, 2017 - 8:00am
June 1, 2017
Suzanne Keithley-Myers holds insect repellents that she uses. Keithley-Myers was diagnosed with an allergy is called alpha-gal after a tick bite. People that have alpha-gal allergies are allergic to carbohydrates that are found in red meat. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Mammal malady: Tick bite blamed for allergy to beef, pork, venison
June 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
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