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March 20, 2019
A funnel-web spider rests at the entrance of its web on a winter day. The web is in a corner of a basement of a house. Yes, they also winter with us. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: They also wintered with us
18 hours 42 min ago
March 16, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Trails in great shape; search and rescue teams 'getting a workout'
March 16, 2019 - 5:04am
Minnesota Conservation Officer Kipp Duncan and Hi-Banks Resort owner Tim Wagner examine a fish house whose owner has talked to Wagner about hiring someone to remove it from Fish Lake. The house is at least two miles via ice road from Hi-Banks, Wagner said. Ice houses have to be off area lakes by Monday.  Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Deadline looms to remove fish shelters
March 16, 2019 - 3:03am
March 15, 2019
The U.S. Interior Department said it will publish its plan to remove federal protections for wolves Friday, March 15.
Photo courtesy of the National Park Service
Federal wolf plan open for public comment
March 15, 2019 - 3:35pm
March 12, 2019
Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais and his climbing partner Pascale Marceau of Canada, seen here before their climb began, reported Monday that they have successfully reached the top of Mt. Wood in Yukon Territory, Canada. Photo courtesy lonniedupre.com.
Dupre, partner reach summit of Yukon's Mt. Wood
March 12, 2019 - 1:42pm
The snowpack in the woods is usually the greatest for the whole season. Here it is on a March day. Note the sunlight penetrating and the slight melting at the base of many trees, "tree circles." Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: The snowpack in the March woods
March 12, 2019 - 11:45am
March 9, 2019
Some deer will die as winter snows pile up
March 9, 2019 - 9:42am
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Ice conditions unsafe for ATVs; snowmobiling traffic high
March 9, 2019 - 4:22am
March 5, 2019
A male hairy woodpecker feeds on suet in late winter. They frequently use their beaks to drum on trees at this time, to proclaim home territory and to try to get the attention of a mate. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Woodpecker drumming winter to spring
March 5, 2019 - 1:08pm
March 2, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Officers see many snowmobile crashes, violations
March 2, 2019 - 3:10am
February 24, 2019
Rime frost as it appeared on tree branches earlier this month. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: February brings rime, rope
February 24, 2019 - 9:18am
February 23, 2019
Superior Hiking Trail needs volunteers
February 23, 2019 - 6:08pm
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: 'It seems like every snowmobile in Minnesota is out'
February 23, 2019 - 6:19am
February 18, 2019
A red-backed vole forages on a February day in a spruce forest. Note the fur color and small tail. Courtesy of Mark "Sparky" Stensaas
Northland Nature: Red-backed voles in the spruce woods
February 18, 2019 - 4:17am
February 16, 2019
A provision that would help expand the North Country National Scenic Trail across northern Minnesota and connect it to other states has been introduced in the House. Duluth News Tribune file
North Country Trail provision advances to U.S. House
February 16, 2019 - 5:13am
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