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September 22, 2018
In order to get the whooping cranes to follow humans in the ultra-light airplane, caretakers had to spend many hours working with young cranes to get them to imprint on humans. Photo courtesy of Operation Migration
Operation Migration helped whooping cranes survive
14 hours 42 min ago
September 18, 2018
St. Olaf students Allie Raduege (left) and Nisha Albert sample water in Rice Creek in July 2018. Photo courtesy of Kathy Shea
Farmers protecting Rice Creek
September 18, 2018 - 5:00am
September 17, 2018
2019 Waterfowl Stamp Competition.  First Place:  Jim Caturia. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Cannon Falls artist wins waterfowl stamp contest
September 17, 2018 - 5:00am
September 6, 2018
Local governments collaborate on water planning
September 6, 2018 - 3:04pm
September 1, 2018
Kayakers paddle the gentle streams that wind through the Mississippi backwaters near Wabasha, Minn., on June 12.  Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
September 1, 2018 - 6:00am
August 11, 2018
Because of a conservation easement with the Minnesota Land Trust and the work of the Ghei family to restore the natural habitat, 69 acres of land within Red Wing will remain in its natural state. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Land Trust
A family legacy of conservation
August 11, 2018 - 5:00am
June 29, 2018
Dead carp on Lake Byllesby are result of virus and pose no threat to humans
June 29, 2018 - 1:56pm
May 22, 2018
A western tanager photographed in Welch. Photo by Tim Schmitz
Unusual birds sightings reported
May 22, 2018 - 6:00am
May 10, 2018
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
May 8, 2018
A golden eye
Birds in full migration along Upper Mississippi River
May 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 7, 2018
Jason Jech
Jech recognized for 30 years of firearm safety
May 7, 2018 - 3:46pm
March 25, 2018
Landowners Mark and Judy Diercks and Beau Kennedy of the Goodhue Soil and Water Conservation District lend perspective to a dam under construction at the edge of their Belvidere Township hay field. Contractors worked with landowners to finish 25 upland dam projects throughout the Mississippi River/Lake Pepin Watershed during the 2017 season. They’re part of a Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources-funded SWCD project that will benefit trout streams.
Trout habitat helpers: Arresting upland erosion
March 25, 2018 - 7:54am
March 17, 2018
Latsch was found on the ground near a bald eagle nest on the Mississippi River just outside of Winona. Photo courtesy of the National Eagle Center
National Eagle Center introduces newest bald eagle ambassador: Latsch
March 17, 2018 - 6:17am
March 12, 2018
Audubon hosts 'Owls Detectives': Outdoors briefs
March 12, 2018 - 4:50pm
March 6, 2018
Soaring in the sky
March 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
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