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May 22, 2019
A deer tick (left) and an American dog tick, more commonly known as a woodtick, are shown side by side for comparison in April 2010 at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D. With tick season at hand, the North Dakota Department of Health is recommending people take precautions. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tick population is booming. Is climate change to blame? Will tick-borne diseases increase?
May 22, 2019 - 12:33pm
Red sprites brightened the night sky west of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, April 17.   Photo for The Washington Post courtesy of Paul Smith
Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma
April 22, 2019 - 1:34pm
April 16, 2019
A snow-covered squirrel has a crabapple snack in West Fargo on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
David Samson / The Forum
Electric utilities still at war with public enemy No. 1: Squirrels
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 11, 2019
Robert DePalma, a paleontologist at the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History and a graduate student at the University of Kansas, works at a fossil site in North Dakota. Special to The Forum
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history
April 11, 2019 - 1:36pm
April 5, 2019
Water rolls down the middle falls at Gooseberry in contrast with leftover ice on Friday. Tyler Schank / tschank@duluthnews.com. 

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Chasing waterfalls: Roaring waters deafen Gooseberry Falls State Park
April 5, 2019 - 11:25pm
January 26, 2019
A bull elk stands in the snow along one of the trails at Wilebski's Evergreen Acres in Kittson County in this undated photo taken by Larry Wilebski. Elk are just one of the many wildlife species inhabiting the northwest Minnesota property, Wilebski says. (Photo courtesy of Larry Wilebski/ Evergreen Acres)
Wilebski’s Evergreen Acres in Minn. a haven for wildlife and nature enthusiasts
January 26, 2019 - 6:01pm
December 7, 2018
A juvenile Hawaiian monk seal was found with a spotted eel in its nose at French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands this past summer.  NOAA Fisheries/Brittany Dolan.
'Make better choices': Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop
December 7, 2018 - 11:51am
December 6, 2018
Buckfast honey bees gather on a beehive in Merango, Ill., on Sept. 10, 2018.   Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
World's first honey bee vaccine seeks to save dying pollinators
December 6, 2018 - 9:46am
November 18, 2018
Jessie Veeder
Veeder: A song for a new season
November 18, 2018 - 10:00am
October 9, 2018
How to minimize the risk of infections spread by pets
October 9, 2018 - 5:00am
October 2, 2018
The Gilbert Police Department received about a half-dozen calls regarding drunken birds on Monday. Experts said the birds had likely eaten fermented berries. (Gary Meader / gmeader@duluthnews.com)
'Drunk' birds reported by Gilbert police
October 2, 2018 - 6:35pm
October 1, 2018
A trail camera photo of the first male wolf relocated to Isle Royale dragging off food. (National Park Service)
Wolves find food on Isle Royale
October 1, 2018 - 9:47pm
With a single colored wing feather clearly visible, a leucistic red-tailed hawk begins its flight after being released at Hawk Ridge on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of John Richardson)
Hawk Ridge find inspires 'bird tears'
October 1, 2018 - 9:40pm
September 25, 2018
A grizzly bear with a cub in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Frank van Manen/USGS.
Court restores federal protections to Yellowstone-area grizzly bears
September 25, 2018 - 10:34am
September 11, 2018
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Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
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