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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
July 24, 2017
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
July 24, 2017 - 8:57am
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
May 29, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Starlings and sparrows both play to win
May 29, 2017 - 6:00am
May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
April 23, 2017
A pair of wood ducks. Submitted photo.
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
April 23, 2017 - 7:00am
April 3, 2017
The elusive sora rail. Submitted photo.
Blane Klemek column: Sora rails thrive in Minnesota marshland
April 3, 2017 - 6:00am
March 12, 2017
Wild turkeys are starting to show their color in this image of two visitors to bird feeders in the Minnesota River Valley captured by Terri Dinesen, manager for the Lac qui Parle, Upper Sioux Agency and Big Stone state parks. Submitted photo.
Early season signs are everywhere
March 12, 2017 - 8:14pm
February 21, 2017
This otter was spotted at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge last month by Refuge staff member Kelly Blackledge. (Submitted photo)
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
February 21, 2017 - 9:00am
February 19, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
February 19, 2017 - 6:00am
February 11, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Kids never forget time spent hunting with family
February 11, 2017 - 5:00am
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