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May 8, 2018
 great horned owl, its left pupil dilated, is shown shortly after a driver found it trapped in the grille of his truck. Courtesy of PAWS.
This owl had an extraordinary survival story after a very bad day
May 8, 2018 - 12:11pm
Tent caterpillars chew their way through the leaves on a tree near Detroit Lakes, Minn., in 2017. Mike Parisio / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
May 8, 2018 - 11:52am
May 7, 2018
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018 - 12:42pm
May 6, 2018
Hikers attempt to cross the Split Rock River on the Superior Hiking Trail. The Superior Hiking Trail Association has raised $84,000 to build a new bridge across that location. (Photo courtesy Superior Hiking Trail Association)
Effort advances to reinstall Superior Hiking Trail bridge
May 6, 2018 - 7:41pm
SHTA adds 3 positions
May 6, 2018 - 7:29pm
Field Reports: Comment on Minnesota deer plan through Wednesday
May 6, 2018 - 12:09pm
Hardy chorus frogs were the first ones to wake and begin calling this spring. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Tiny chorus frogs begin spring songs
May 6, 2018 - 11:11am
Send us your fish photos
May 6, 2018 - 9:19am
Outdoors Calendar
May 6, 2018 - 8:16am
A walleye sits in a net during the 2016 Minnesota fishing opener on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River, Minn. With this year's late spring, a slow presentation such as jigging with a minnow will be a good bet for coaxing walleyes into biting. Minnesota's 2018 fishing opener is Saturday, May 12, 2018. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Late spring means 'different' MN walleye opener
May 6, 2018 - 7:53am
Tim Wagner, owner of Hi-Banks Resort on Fish Lake, stands on one his docks while looking out over Fish Lake. While much of the lake except the shoreline was still covered in ice when this photo was taken Wednesday, Wagner is optimistic it will open in time for the Minnesota fishing opener. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Rapid ice melt in recent days may save opener
May 6, 2018 - 3:56am
Outdoors Notes
May 6, 2018 - 3:14am
Jarrid Houston
Houston's Fishing Report: Open-water fishing is here
May 6, 2018 - 2:23am
May 5, 2018
Formerly called deer ticks, blacklegged  ticks like this one crawling on skin, can carry multiple diseases, including Lyme. As ticks get more active in May experts are urging people outdoors to use repellents to keep them away. USDA photo
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
May 5, 2018 - 10:45pm
Ask a Conservation Officer: Is yard debris burning allowed yet?
May 5, 2018 - 10:56am
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