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April 14, 2019
A male ruffed grouse drums on his home log, proclaiming territorial ownership and trying to attract a female. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Another early morning bird sound
April 14, 2019 - 6:04am
April 13, 2019
A tom turkey struts to impress two foam hen turkey decoys in southern Douglas County, Wis. Both Minnesota and Wisconsin turkey seasons start Wednesday and plenty of permits are available in both states. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota, Wisconsin spring turkey hunting seasons start Wednesday
April 13, 2019 - 7:43pm
The first of the 2019 migratory game bird seasons will open with the early goose seasons, mourning dove and early teal seasons. Duluth News Tribune file
Natural Resources Board makes small changes to waterfowl hunting
April 13, 2019 - 5:05am
April 9, 2019
Douglas County offers scholarships for conservation camps
April 9, 2019 - 6:09pm
April 8, 2019
Deer Advisory Council seeks public input on antlerless harvest quota
April 8, 2019 - 3:08pm
April 7, 2019
Jacob Stover unhooks a steelhead he caught on the Brule River Saturday as Connor Suliin, who netted the fish, watches. Steve Kuchera /
Steelhead opener on Brule proves successful
April 7, 2019 - 10:47am
April 6, 2019
Migrant flocks of Canada geese and trumpeter swans rest in open water on an early spring day. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Geese, swans in open water
April 6, 2019 - 5:34am
April 5, 2019
Veterans paddle in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last summer during a trip sponsored by the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. (Courtesy of the Bong Center)
Bong Center offers veterans respite in the wilderness
April 5, 2019 - 9:34am
March 30, 2019
Loren Slette of Duluth fishes near a rapids on the Brule River on Saturday. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Cold morning, hot fishing on the Brule: Opening day for steelhead proves successful for many anglers
March 30, 2019 - 4:59pm
CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE: Male catkins of speckled alder, yellow with pollen, as seen on an April day. Note the smaller female catkins above. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Catkins grow on early-spring trees
March 30, 2019 - 5:57am
March 25, 2019
A wolf trapped on Ontario's Michipichoten Island awaits its release on Isle Royale. Seven Ontario wolves were moved to Isle Royale over the weekend. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry photo.
More wolves relocated to Isle Royale
March 25, 2019 - 6:28pm
March 23, 2019
White-tailed deer. (file / News Tribune)
Field Reports: Few chances for anterless deer in Douglas County this fall
March 23, 2019 - 6:32pm
A photo taken at Noyes Camp Landing on the Brule River in the late 1920s.  Ward Ames Jr., left and Donald McLennan, right with guide Dave Sample in the middle. Ames and McLennan (my Great Uncle) were both prominent Duluth residents and businessmen. Ward Ames Jr. founded the McDougall-Duluth Shipyards and co-founded the grain trading firm, Barnes-Ames Company. Donald McLennan co-founded the insurance brokerage company, Marsh & McLennan. Photo courtesy Ross Fruen.
"Boys of the Brule" highlights friendships, fish of Brule River history
March 23, 2019 - 6:28pm
March 18, 2019
A Wisconsin scientist who discovered mini-tsunamis on the Great Lakes says those “meteotsunamis” are a major cause of rip currents. Telegram file
UW-Madison professor: Great Lakes tsunamis found to spur rip currents
March 18, 2019 - 4:19am
March 16, 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
March 16, 2019 - 3:17pm