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December 29, 2017
Tribune file photo

Minnesota DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr and his hunting companion taking a break during the 2015 Governor's Pheasant Opener near Montevideo. The commissioner released a survey in September that found 86 percent of users of wildlife management areas support ongoing acquisition of these public lands.
Meeker County Board splits twice but on second vote approves transfer of land for wildlife area
December 29, 2017 - 8:27pm
November 26, 2017
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ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
October 8, 2017
Northern flicker drawn by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
August 29, 2017
Both a male and female Blue Grosbeak are staying in Cottage Grove this year. Ben Douglas / Special to Forum News Service
Southeastern Twin Cities metro birders treated to a year of rarities
August 29, 2017 - 10:55am
August 20, 2017
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
May 28, 2017
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm
April 16, 2017
Always in Season: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
April 16, 2017 - 3:04pm
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 26, 2017
Golden Crown Kinglet drawing.
Kinglets can brighten a March day
March 26, 2017 - 11:48am
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
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