STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Young swimmers report biting fish at Indiana lake
The good news is that the fish are really biting at Hardy Lake near Scottsburg in southern Indiana. The bad news is they're chomping the little kids swimming in the roped-off recreation area there. Wh... Posted on 6/4/10 at 1:48 AM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND it's not just 'sea weed'
Your boat, trailer, jet ski, live wells and anything that goes into and comes back out of the waterway's just might be moving the next zebra mussels. And while I understand nobody would intentionally ... Posted on 5/27/10 at 5:15 AM
Research adds heat to trees growing in Cloquet, Ely test plots.
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Minnesota’s northern forests will look much different in coming decades as a warming climate encourages tree species like oaks and maples and pushes others, including spruce and fir, out of the region.
On Wednesday morning last week, Jim Brandenburg awoke a bit earlier than usual with the intent of securing a copy of the survivors’ edition of Charlie Hebdo -- the French satirical publication that was targeted by an act of terrorism in which 12 people died. A Luverne, Minn., native and former Forum Communications Company photographer, Brandenburg went on to work for National Geographic and is renowned for his wildlife images.
From March to October, Hermantown paddler traveled the wilderness
Gary Fiedler had dreamed about a canoe trip like this for a long time.
He had a taste of it in 2009, when he made a six-week trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park.
TOGO, Minn. — Clyde, a handsome English setter, loped through a stand of young aspen. He was all business. The bell on his collar jingled. His nose sifted the humid October air for the scent of a ruffed grouse or woodcock.
Measure 5 has its faults, but the threats to N.D. wildlife are too dire to stay on the present course.
North Dakota’s state bird could be in trouble. Earlier this year, the Game and Fish Department added the bird to its Conservation Priority List.
DULUTH, Minn. -- Thousands of songbirds, pushed by two days of strong northwest winds, converged along the North Shore and in Duluth on Friday and Saturday, according to reports from counters at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth. Many motorists reported hitting songbirds along Minnesota Highway 61.
The UND Oakville Prairie site west of Grand Forks, one of the few remaining tracts of native prairie in the region, is getting a jump-start next month with a prescribed burn to rid the site of invasive plants and replenish the native grasses that make the site so unique. UND also has partnered with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department to manage the site as the ‘Oakville Prairie Biology Station and Wildlife Management Area.’
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- Like a lot of people my age and older, my early impression of a wildlife professional was the Marlon Perkins/Jim Fowler “Wild Kingdom” type that millions of people got to see them working directly with wild animals in exotic places.
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