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February 19, 2015
Noah Gausman, of Hudson, Wisconsin, paddles after a trumpeter swan Tuesday near where the Willow River empties into the St. Croix River in Hudson, Wisconsin. Gausman was one of several people who helped rescue the sick bird, which was later brought to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota in Roseville. (PIONEER PRESS/Andy Rathbun)
Rescuers aid ailing trumpeter swan
February 19, 2015 - 6:00am
December 14, 2014
TRIBUNE / Tom Cherveny 
Commissioner Tom Landwehr, from left, of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, makes a point as Scott Rall of the Outdoor Heritage Council and Governor Mark Dayton talk with him Saturday during the Pheasant Summit at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. More than 300 people participated in the state’s first Pheasant Summit called by the governor.
Pheasant Summit: Habitat needs to be improved on private land
December 14, 2014 - 11:42pm
November 30, 2014
Dec. 20 set for annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count in Willmar
November 30, 2014 - 10:21pm
October 29, 2014
Moose on the loose
October 29, 2014 - 11:38am
April 5, 2014
Letter: Where the real madness lies in climate change
April 5, 2014 - 2:00am
Letter: Where the real madness lies
April 5, 2014 - 1:50am
January 17, 2014
Pheasants Forever offering feeders
January 17, 2014 - 11:01pm
January 13, 2014
A snowy owl is shown Saturday north of Awater where local wildlife artist Shalese Sands of Willmar located the bird. She was able to shoot hundreds of photos that she will use for reference in a future painting. Snowy owls have been spotted this year in large numbers in the Midwest and across the U.S. (Submitted photo by Shalese Sands)
Snowy owls sighted in Kandiyohi County, many other areas in U.S. this year
January 13, 2014 - 4:50am
January 6, 2014
Shelled corn placed in an open area near brush or cattails can help pheasants make it through the recent extreme conditions, including freezing rain and ice that makes it difficult for wildlife to find food sources. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Ice could harm wildlife more than cold
January 6, 2014 - 10:17pm
December 17, 2013
An alligator a man tried to trade at a convenience store is pictured in this handout photo courtesy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, provided to Reuters December 17, 2013.
Credit: Reuters/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Florida man cited after trying to trade alligator for beer
December 17, 2013 - 11:06am
DNR says swans may be OK
December 17, 2013 - 7:54am
December 12, 2013
A grizzly bear walks in a meadow in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming August 12, 2011.
Credit: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson
U.S. wildlife managers urge lifting Yellowstone grizzly protections
December 12, 2013 - 8:53am
August 29, 2013
Wolf suspected in attack not rabid, tests show
August 29, 2013 - 10:06am
August 27, 2013
Oldest known bear in North America dies in Minnesota
August 27, 2013 - 11:42am
August 13, 2013
Chimpanzee expert Goodall backs Lynn Rogers' bear work
August 13, 2013 - 7:59am