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May 22, 2019
Work will start soon on a long awaited project for Lake Wakanda southeast of Willmar. Two water control structures with fish barriers and two concrete box culverts with fish barriers will be installed to improve the diversity of the lake's ecosystem and natural habitat. (Tribune file photo)
Contract awarded for Lake Wakanda enhancement project southeast of Willmar
May 22, 2019 - 9:56am
April 30, 2019
A red-bellied woodpecker in the District of Columbia's Rock Creek Park. The eBird Project blends birdwatchers' sightings with satellite photos and data about many species. The combination produces precise digital maps predicting when and where threatened and endangered birds migrate. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary.
A new effort to save birds pinpoints in amazing detail where they fly
April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
April 27, 2019
After her kits refused to simply follow her from the den near the Echo Journal office as captured in this trail camera, she carried each one over the course of several hours to a new home. Forum News Service
You can look, but don’t touch young wildlife of spring
April 27, 2019 - 9:59am
February 21, 2019
Wild turkeys forage Monday, Feb. 11, on the 800 Block of Fifth Avenue North, Moorhead.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
South Dakota backs out of Minnesota city's wild turkey relocation plan
February 21, 2019 - 12:28pm
February 14, 2019
A small herd of deer beds down in a wooded area in East Grand Forks this week. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Animals in region surviving ‘traditional’ winter so far
February 14, 2019 - 6:30pm
January 27, 2019
A female black bear and her cub. Photo for The Washington Post by Jessica Matthews.
Pair killed a bear and cubs and tried to cover it up, but a wildlife camera helped convict them
January 27, 2019 - 4:44pm
January 26, 2019
A bull elk stands in the snow along one of the trails at Wilebski's Evergreen Acres in Kittson County in this undated photo taken by Larry Wilebski. Elk are just one of the many wildlife species inhabiting the northwest Minnesota property, Wilebski says. (Photo courtesy of Larry Wilebski/ Evergreen Acres)
Wilebski’s Evergreen Acres in Minn. a haven for wildlife and nature enthusiasts
January 26, 2019 - 6:01pm
November 30, 2018
This screenshot shows the Minnesota DNR bear sightings map.play button
Update: Bear sighted in downtown Spicer may not be last
November 30, 2018 - 6:11pm
October 16, 2018
Tribune file photo

Johnson Fur Company will continue to collect deer hides this season, as it has since its start 52 years ago, according to Scott Johnson, company owner and founder.
Johnson Fur remains in hunt for deer hides
October 16, 2018 - 7:15am
October 2, 2018
Dead dogs found in central Minnesota wildlife area spur investigation
October 2, 2018 - 5:34pm
September 30, 2018
Carrol Henderson, who will retire Wednesday, Oct. 3, after 41 years as the only director the Minnesota DNR's Nongame Wildlife Program, has worked to bring more children outdoors, including this workshop at Itasca State Park for a program where Henderson used digital cameras to get kids interested in nature.  Photo courtesy Carrol Henderson
Carrol Henderson, Minnesota's wildlife champion, retiring
September 30, 2018 - 6:00am
September 16, 2018
A bald eagle flies low over a northern river in 2016. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service file photo
Goshawk populations decline as bald eagle numbers soar
September 16, 2018 - 6:17am
August 27, 2018
Hawaiian monk seal pup asleep near Poipu Beach, Kauai.  Photo by Carrie Barbash
'Do not disturb' the monk seals, warn Hawaiian signs. Alabama tourist learns they mean it.
August 27, 2018 - 9:29am
August 25, 2018
Tom Cherveny Tribune / Branch 6 of Kandiyohi County Ditch 28 will carry the waters of the shallow lakes during drawdowns, bypassing Diamond Lake and making it possible to trigger winter kills in the smaller water bodies and eliminate rough fish.
A new start for chain of shallow lakes; landowner support makes it possible
August 25, 2018 - 9:42am
June 18, 2018
Raccoon rescued from Willmar gutter
June 18, 2018 - 7:26am
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