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July 15, 2018
Fireweeds bloom in the roadsides on a July day. Note the purple petals with the white stigma. Photo by Larry Weber
Fireweeds delight the roadsides of mid-July
July 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
July 8, 2018
Coral fungi begins the mushroom season. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Coral fungi begins the mushroom season
July 8, 2018 - 6:23am
July 1, 2018
A close look at the spore growths (sporangia) on a frond of an interrupted fern. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Interrupted ferns thrive in summer forests
July 1, 2018 - 11:29am
June 24, 2018
A firefly sits on a blade of grass on a summer night. Note that it is a type of beetle. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Fireflies light up summer nights
June 24, 2018 - 8:04am
June 17, 2018
An ovenbird sits on a branch in June woods. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Accidentally finding an ovenbird nest
June 17, 2018 - 9:16am
June 10, 2018
Wingspan of a cecropia moth. Note the pattern and size. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: A giant moth of June
June 10, 2018 - 9:29am
June 3, 2018
A willow tree in early June holds catkins with the fluffy seeds. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Warm-weather 'snowfall'
June 3, 2018 - 11:08am
May 27, 2018
A sora rail walks among the plants on the edge of a swamp. Photo courtesy Mark Sparky Stensaas
Northland Nature: Seeing the elusive sora rail
May 27, 2018 - 11:21am
May 20, 2018
Note the cream-colored flowers on this sessile bellwort. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Bellworts add to forest floor flora
May 20, 2018 - 9:17am
May 13, 2018
Woodcock nest. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: A woodcock nest hidden on the forest floor
May 13, 2018 - 9:33am
May 6, 2018
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
September 19, 2014
A group of blackberries as seen recently on the bush. (Photos by Larry Weber)
Blackberries linger well into September
September 19, 2014 - 2:25pm
September 8, 2014
A winged ant clings to a blade of grass before taking flight in the late-summer dispersal. (Photo by Larry Weber)
Ants fly with other September insects
September 8, 2014 - 2:00pm
August 25, 2014
Blue-staining boletes. When broken open, the white flesh of these mushrooms turns blue instantly. (Photos by Larry Weber)
Mushroom walk garners quite a variety
August 25, 2014 - 12:12pm
January 6, 2011
Lichens (pronounced "likens") are rather strange organisms that are quite common in the North Country. Submitted photo
Northland Nature: Opportunistic lichens thriving in the recent rain
January 6, 2011 - 3:22pm
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