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January 29, 2016
Veteran sled dog racer Billie Diver takes a few of the older dogs out for exercise. Jamie Lund/
Veteran musher gears up for another race
January 29, 2016 - 2:19pm
January 21, 2016
An adult emerald ash borer is metallic green and about a half-inch long. Adults leave a D-shaped hole in the bark of an ash tree when they emerge in spring.
Join the battle against emerald ash borer
January 21, 2016 - 10:17am
January 19, 2016
Class focuses on detecting emerald ash borer
January 19, 2016 - 9:53am
January 8, 2016
Park naturalist and snowshoe guide Carly Hawkinson explains to snowshoers how the fence was set up to protect young trees from being eaten by deer. She pointed out the many deer tracks circling the fence as evidence the fence was necessary. Jamie Lund/
Snowshoeing is a walk in the park
January 8, 2016 - 2:48pm
December 31, 2015
DNR made strides in enhancing outdoor opportunities in 2015
December 31, 2015 - 6:39pm
December 4, 2015
Clusters of highbush cranberry berries are seen at the edge of woods. Photos by Larry Weber
Discover tree berries and fruits in December
December 4, 2015 - 6:47pm
November 27, 2015
DNR photo
Tired of shopping? Head to a state park, free on Black Friday
November 27, 2015 - 2:42pm
November 21, 2015
Night skies
November 21, 2015 - 12:11pm
November 13, 2015
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
November 13, 2015 - 6:52pm
November 6, 2015
What are the rules about enclosed deer stands on Carlton County land?
November 6, 2015 - 2:13pm
Anticipation builds for Saturday’s deer opener
November 6, 2015 - 9:56am
October 26, 2015
Regulation change in 2015 affects when deer licenses are valid
October 26, 2015 - 11:34am
DNR seeks comments on Duluth area lake and stream management plans
October 26, 2015 - 11:26am
October 25, 2015
A group of tamaracks glow in a swamp in late October. Photos by Larry Weber
Northland Nature:Tamaracks glow from the swamps in October
October 25, 2015 - 11:14am
October 18, 2015
Asian lady beetles don’t eat wood or cause damage, experts say, and don’t spread disease. But some people say the orange beetles can bite.
Naturalist Larry Weber, however, says it’s more of a pinch. “I don’t think they can really break the skin, like a true bite, but they might annoy some people by pinching their skin.” Jamie Lund/jlund@
The lady beetles are invading
October 18, 2015 - 9:56am