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August 6, 2017
The iconic symbol of the wilderness
August 6, 2017 - 7:25am
July 16, 2017
The Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis has provided suggestions for minimizing bird collisions on the 200,000 square feet of glass on the exterior of the U.S. Bank stadium in Minneapolis. Special to The Forumplay button
5 tips on how to stop birds from crashing into your windows
July 16, 2017 - 11:10am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
July 6, 2017
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Brad Carlson with the state Department of Natural Resources' Spicer fisheries crew netted this American eel in Cottonwood Lake in Lyon County while conducting a routine fish survey in the shallow lake located miles from the Minnesota River.
American eel found in southwest Minn. lake
July 6, 2017 - 11:15pm
June 30, 2017
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A male, eastern forktail dragonfly caught by the volunteers with the Minnesota Dragonfly Society during a bioblitz in June at Swedes Forest Scientific and Natural Area. play button
Odd-named creatures thrive in amazing landscape of Swedes Forest
June 30, 2017 - 8:37pm
June 19, 2017
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
April 28, 2017
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Curious monkeys explore GoPro camera at zoo
April 28, 2017 - 10:46am
March 12, 2017
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Butch Halterman has been collecting maple sap since early in February on land along the Minnesota River south of Montevideo. It's the earliest ever by nearly a month. He walked across sheets of ice to tap the trees as the floodplain area had been flooded in December.
Early season signs are everywhere
March 12, 2017 - 9:58pm
March 8, 2017
An adult bald eagle with its white head and tail soars over the Minnesota landscape. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
'Beloved' eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
March 8, 2017 - 4:20pm
March 6, 2017
A herd of bison graze in Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, U.S. on June 20, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo
Montana activists ramp up campaign against culling Yellowstone bison
March 6, 2017 - 9:14am
Wild bison destined for Banff National Park are prepared for loading and travel at Elk Island National Park’s bison handling facility in Alberta, Canada in this January 31 handout photo.    Johane Janelle/Parks Canada/Handout via REUTERS
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
February 1, 2017
Adam Murkowski, DNR big game program leader, gives an introduction about Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan Wednesday during a public engagement meeting held at the Hampton Inn in Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Forum News Service)
DNR deer management plan takes first steps
February 1, 2017 - 9:11pm
December 29, 2016
A Tim Hortons restaurant exterior
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Canadian man punches cougar attacking dog during stop at Tim Hortons
December 29, 2016 - 11:55pm
December 6, 2016
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The 55th annual Willmar Area Bird Count will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 17. It's an opportunity to spot the many different species of birds making their way through the area, or staying put for winter. A cedar waxwing, shown above, is one of the species that may be spotted.
Willmar area bird count to be Dec. 17
December 6, 2016 - 9:45am