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September 9, 2018
This baby opossum was one of six left in a box on the front porch of Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve in Oregon. A visiting biologist developed a plan to care for them. Flickr photo.
Possums are sometimes seen in Minnesota
September 9, 2018 - 6:38am
September 2, 2018
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Grouse can dance and drum with the best of them
September 2, 2018 - 1:10am
August 24, 2018
Upside down is right side up for this white-breasted nuthatch. They have been busy making frequent trips to bird feeders to store food for the winter. Photo by Courtney Celley/USFWS.
Upside down is right side up for the nuthatch
August 24, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 18, 2018
A black billed magpie soaks up some sun on a cold morning as hoarfrost clings to the cottonwoods in Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming. Flickr photo by Tom Koerner/USFWS
Clever and eye-catching, magpies like to collect stuff
August 18, 2018 - 1:09am
August 6, 2018
Gray jays stay in Minnesota and don’t migrate, but will sometimes make irruptions south of their range in the winter. Photo by Courtney Celley/USFWS Midwest Region.
The endlessly entertaining gray jay
August 6, 2018 - 8:27am
July 23, 2018
Moose used to be common in parts of northwestern Minnesota, but have now largely disappeared. This photo was taken on Oct. 6, 2011, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest Region and posted on Flickr.
Will elk replace disappearing moose in NW Minnesota?
July 23, 2018 - 2:09pm
July 14, 2018
A mason bee outside a bee house. Photo by Gail Hampshire/Flickr
The secret lives of (mason) bees
July 14, 2018 - 1:19am
July 8, 2018
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Winner of best birdsong: The bobolink
July 8, 2018 - 8:27am
July 3, 2018
A gray catbird enjoys a healthy snack. Photo by JD/Flickr
Blane Klemek column: The gray catbird — a great ventriloquist
July 3, 2018 - 8:27am
June 7, 2018
Deb Narum of Michigan, N.D., snapped this photo of her husband, Marvin, having a staredown with a bear that wandered through their shelterbelt south of Michigan on Thursday morning, June 7, 2018. They watched the bear for about half an hour before it wandered away to the east, Deb says. Courtesy photo / Deb Narum
Bear wandering through Michigan, N.D., is the talk of the town
June 7, 2018 - 12:10pm
June 3, 2018
A bright-eyed wood duck peers from a tree limb. Photo by Frank Vassen/Flickr
Webbed beauty: Wood ducks are a success story
June 3, 2018 - 9:50am
May 31, 2018
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
More MN towns are becoming 'Bird Cities'
May 31, 2018 - 11:32am
May 12, 2018
A Minnesota Green Frog surveys the scene from atop a rock. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
May 12, 2018 - 5:30am
May 11, 2018
A family of black bears surveys the scene below. Photo by Courtney Celley/USFWS
Here's how to handle bears in your yard
May 11, 2018 - 7:38am
May 4, 2018
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Installing purple martin house was no small feat
May 4, 2018 - 1:00pm