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August 8, 2017
A fishing spider moves over the surface water on a pond. Special to the Pine Journal
Northland Nature: Large dock spiders can be seen on land and near water
August 8, 2017 - 6:00am
July 26, 2017
A milkweed plant in bloom features florets on a ball-shaped cluster. Larry Weber/Special to the Pine Journal
Milkweeds dominate mid-summer roadsides
July 26, 2017 - 7:26am
July 24, 2017
A group of rafters paddle their way through the "ledge" rapids on the St. Louis River. Swiftwater/Special to the Pine Journal
Whitewater and what else?
July 24, 2017 - 5:38am
July 20, 2017
Run through clouds of color
July 20, 2017 - 10:53am
July 16, 2017
Wild carrot plants grow 1-4 feet tall and have lacy white flowers. Special to the Pine Journal
Wild carrot is sometimes mistaken for poison hemlock
July 16, 2017 - 4:10pm
July 9, 2017
The pitcher plant is actually a catcher
July 9, 2017 - 12:45pm
July 6, 2017
Outdoor Briefs
July 6, 2017 - 5:12pm
June 29, 2017
Learn the basics of fishing Saturday at Jay Cooke State Park
June 29, 2017 - 10:33am
May 11, 2017
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
May 11, 2017 - 1:22pm
March 24, 2017
On a cool March morning, Rich Staffon of Cloquet removes unhatched eggs from a wood duck nesting box at the Canosia Wildlife Management Area near Pike Lake. The eggs had been left behind by a hooded merganser. Nesting boxes often prove beneficial to species other than wood ducks, Staffon said. Sam Cook/Forum News Service
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
March 24, 2017 - 8:40am
February 17, 2017
Fisheries staff get face-to-face with a lake sturgeon. Photo contributed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
February 17, 2017 - 12:06pm
February 12, 2017
Fall color is abundant at Wolf Creek Falls on the Wolf Creek Trail. Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
February 12, 2017 - 8:20am
February 6, 2017
NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
February 6, 2017 - 11:36am
January 17, 2017
The deep impression in the snow indicates where an owl hit (note the wing marks it left as it took flight), and the tracks of its prey, a shrew,  as it came over the trail from the left. Photo courtesy of Larry Weber
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
January 17, 2017 - 9:44am
January 10, 2017
A deer mouse hops over the new snow. Note the footprints and tail prints. Photos contributed by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
January 10, 2017 - 1:18pm
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