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February 9, 2019
A group of about a dozen goldfinches alight on a feeder, dining on thistle feed. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Arrival of the goldfinches
February 9, 2019 - 9:12pm
February 3, 2019
Artist fungi grows on the trunk of a tree in winter. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber Column: Shelf fungi living on trees in mid-winter
February 3, 2019 - 5:00am
January 26, 2019
A gray squirrel digs through the snow on a January day to find and eat acorns that were buried in its cache last fall. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Gray squirrels dig into their food caches
January 26, 2019 - 8:26pm
January 19, 2019
Clusters of seeds hang from an ash tree on a January day. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: The bare winter trees are not so bare
January 19, 2019 - 4:44pm
January 12, 2019
Another winter day begins. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: A cold winter walk at dawn
January 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 5, 2019
The morning after the snowstorm. Note all the trees are coated with snow, some bent down. Also note the snow on the ground and on the river ice. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Observations after a snowstorm
January 5, 2019 - 8:21pm
December 29, 2018
 A varied thrush, a bird native to the Pacific Northwest, visits a Northland yard in December. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Surprising bird comes to feeder
December 29, 2018 - 5:43pm
December 23, 2018
A black spruce grows in a bog on a winter day. Despite its small size, they can live long lives in these sites. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Evergreens in the bogs
December 23, 2018 - 5:00am
December 15, 2018
A goldenrod with a flower head filled with fluffy seeds stands tall in December. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Roadside wildflowers in December
December 15, 2018 - 7:06pm
December 8, 2018
A shrew makes a trail in light snow in the woods. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Shrews make trails in the new snow
December 8, 2018 - 4:11pm
December 1, 2018
Gray foxes have smaller footprints than red foxes and have a straight-line gait. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: An encounter with a gray fox
December 1, 2018 - 9:05pm
November 25, 2018
A cave orbweaver spider is pictured recently at Jay Cooke State Park in Carlton. Note the oval-shaped body and long legs. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Weber column: A November surprise at Jay Cooke State Park
November 25, 2018 - 5:00am
November 17, 2018
A male pine grosbeak feeds on crab apples on a late-November day. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: The arrival of pine grosbeaks
November 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
November 11, 2018
A growth wood ferns, still green in the "AutWin" woods of November. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Wood ferns are still green
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 4, 2018
A woolybear caterpillar as it appears while crossing the road in early November, seeking food and shelter for winter. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Woolybear caterpillars seek shelters now
November 4, 2018 - 5:00am
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