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March 18, 2018
Field Reports: Wisconsin plans inaugural elk hunt
21 hours 35 min ago
February 26, 2018
Reader's View: Plant-based diet kinder to wildlife
February 26, 2018 - 6:01pm
February 24, 2018
A great gray owl flies through the woods on a winter day at the Sax-Zim Bog. Birders come from across the country and around the world for a chance to see these large owls at the bog. Photo by Mark "Sparky" Stensaas
Birders from across the country bolster their ‘life lists’ at the Sax-Zim Bog
February 24, 2018 - 7:05pm
February 18, 2018
Federal excise tax revenues help the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources set aside land for wildlife management areas such as this one near Hinckley, where a hunter moves in to flush a rooster pheasant pointed by his dog. News Tribune file photo
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
February 18, 2018 - 6:30am
Outdoors calendar
February 18, 2018 - 2:18am
February 5, 2018
Red wolves are seen at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild - again
February 5, 2018 - 2:05pm
January 30, 2018
Reader's View: Deer photo inappropriate, uncalled for
January 30, 2018 - 7:15pm
January 29, 2018
Ryan Heiniger of Pheasants Forever says this is a good "after" example of a project his team has worked on.  The field still is a majority of cropland "but boundaries are square and clean and the marginal acres are ‘growing’ clean water, wildlife and still producing a profit for the landowner," he says. (Ryan Heiniger photo)
Precision ag tools can improve profitability, work with conservation
January 29, 2018 - 6:45am
January 28, 2018
A boreal owl keeps an eye out for prey while perched on a branch. Laura Erickson photo
Chickadees, woodpeckers, owls: Subtle changes in season trigger variations in bird behavior
January 28, 2018 - 6:51am
January 7, 2018
This 114-pound male mountain lion was killed by a car in September 2009 near Bemidji. Genetic tests suggested the cat originated in western North Dakota.  Archive photo / Minnesota DNR
Public's fascination with mountain lions based on fear, curiosity
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
December 30, 2017
Paul Sundberg made this photo of red fox kits at a den just north of Grand Marais. He had to wait two hours before the kits appeared outside the den. Paul Sundberg photo
Sharing the shore: Photographer Paul Sundberg captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 30, 2017 - 7:45pm
December 8, 2017
Fond du Lac Ojibwe School students harvest wild rice on Dead Fish Lake in 2007. File / News Tribune
State of Minnesota, Fond du Lac Band reach agreement on treaty rights
December 8, 2017 - 7:51pm
December 5, 2017
A peregrine falcon.  Frank Doyle/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Military funding a study of peregrine falcons to build drone killer
December 5, 2017 - 11:16am
November 30, 2017
A snowy owl is seen after being rescued from inside a cooling system at Alakef Coffee Roasters in Duluth on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Ezra Bennett)play button
Espresso rescue: Alakef Coffee Roasters employees find wayward owl
November 30, 2017 - 10:17pm
November 29, 2017
A grizzly bear tests the strength of a cooler at the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center outside Yellowstone National Park. Washington Post photo by Whitney Shefte.
Watch these grizzly bears try to break open a cooler. It's their job.
November 29, 2017 - 3:21pm