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Living out in the woods isn’t always convenient, but the compensation package is pretty good, including routine visits from our furred and feathered neighbors. Our inquisitive neighborhood pine … more
According to the Department of Natural Resources, the increase in whitetail deer is the primary factor behind the decline of moose in northeastern Minnesota. Other researchers, like Dr. David Mech, … more
Winter presents a wide range of challenges to the wild creatures that spend the cold season here in the North Country, and virtually every one has a few adaptations that allow them to survive. The … more
VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK— Recently published research here suggests that beavers may make up a significantly larger percentage of the diet of gray wolves than has previously been documented, at … more
ELY— For half a century, wolf researchers working just east of Ely have used leghold traps and radio-collaring to track, count, and assess the health and behavior of the wolf population in a … more
REGIONAL– It appears that moose numbers have stabilized in northeastern Minnesota, but still show no sign of recovery from declines experienced from 2006-2013. “While the population appears … more
You have to listen closely to hear an American three-toed woodpecker at work. In contrast to the noisy flamboyance of many other species of woodpeckers, this rare woodpecker prefers the quiet life. … more
Not long ago, researchers with the Department of Natural Resources issued what was clearly meant to be the final word on the decline in the northeastern Minnesota moose population. Their finding? … more
You can add one more southerly species to the list of those showing up in our region in ever more significant numbers. Sightings of gray foxes were once rare in northeastern Minnesota, but that’s … more
When it’s winter, and it’s cold outside, it seems some in the news media just can’t resist the story of the handful of remote towns across the country that vie for the title of “Icebox of the … more
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