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February 9, 2019
Ally Moser Scott, a master’s student at UW-Madison, is catching and counting mice and other small mammals near Clam Lake this winter. Photo by Emily Stone
Natural Connections: Very cold, small mammals
February 9, 2019 - 9:44am
February 4, 2019
A car drives through flowing water over County Road L near Bennett during the June flooding. (Telegram file)
How the flooding flows: Study reveals patterns in northern Wisconsin
February 4, 2019 - 6:08pm
February 2, 2019
Bill McNee / Wisconsin DNR  Light flecking on the top of an ash tree can be a sign of EAB infections.
Woodpeckers pinpoint emerald ash borer larvae during winter
February 2, 2019 - 5:17am
February 1, 2019
Superior, Douglas County work together on wetland mitigation
February 1, 2019 - 4:57am
January 30, 2019
The emerald ash borer is a small, metallic green beetle native to Asia that is about 1/2 inch long and 1/8 inch wide. Special to The Forum
A benefit of extreme cold: It kills the dreaded emerald ash borer
January 30, 2019 - 6:55pm
January 25, 2019
Anglers voice frustration over Lake Superior agreement
January 25, 2019 - 6:21pm
Constellations close in on Mars during coldest month
January 25, 2019 - 9:56am
January 15, 2019
The Wisconsin DNR on Tuesday confirmed West Nile virus in ruffed grouse for the first time. There are concerns that the disease may be impacting  grouse populations. News Tribune file.
Wisconsin confirms first West Nile in grouse
January 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
December 29, 2018
Winter pruning ideal for tree health
December 29, 2018 - 5:40am
December 26, 2018
A closeup of elongate hemlock scale, a tiny insect that uses a probe to suck nutrients out of evergreen needles. The insect has been found on many wreaths and other holiday decorations sold at big box stores across Wisconsin. Vermont Invasives photo.
Wisconsin wreaths carry invasive insects from eastern states
December 26, 2018 - 7:01pm
Hundreds of escapes from state deer farms reported since 2013
December 26, 2018 - 6:19am
December 19, 2018
Warden seeks information on dumped deer
December 19, 2018 - 2:18pm
December 11, 2018
No CWD found in deer from Bayfield County farm
December 11, 2018 - 1:46pm
November 28, 2018
Conservation wardens investigating deer poaching across Wisconsin
November 28, 2018 - 9:06am
November 27, 2018
Minnesota conservation officer-in-training Leah Kampa and conservation officer Kipp Duncan wrestled with a deer in a basement last week to move it outside the house. Duncan is currently working in plain clothes to watch Kampa interact with people without a second uniformed officer nearby. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into basement
November 27, 2018 - 5:05pm