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January 12, 2019
Another winter day begins. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: A cold winter walk at dawn
January 12, 2019 - 6:24am
December 16, 2018
A goldenrod with a flower head filled with fluffy seeds stands tall in December. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Roadside wildflowers in December
December 16, 2018 - 10:56am
December 11, 2018
A shrew makes a trail in light snow in the woods. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Shrews make trails in the new snow
December 11, 2018 - 1:01pm
December 1, 2018
Gray foxes have smaller footprints than red foxes and have a straight-line gait. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: An encounter with a gray fox
December 1, 2018 - 10:21am
November 27, 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
Northland Nature; A November surprise at Jay Cooke State Park
November 27, 2018 - 7:36am
November 8, 2018
A woolybear caterpillar as it appears while crossing the road in early November, seeking food and a shelter for winter. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Woolybear caterpillars seek shelters now
November 8, 2018 - 4:05am
October 31, 2018
A closer look at a tamarack in its autumn attire. Note how the needles grow in clumps. Photo by Larry Weber
Late October is tamarack time
October 31, 2018 - 11:04am
October 14, 2018
A growth of New England aster standing tall in bloom on an October day. Photo by Larry Weber
New England asters bloom late
October 14, 2018 - 6:03am
October 7, 2018
A poison ivy plant with red leaves on an autumn day. Photo by Larry Weber
Red leaves from plants besides trees
October 7, 2018 - 12:54pm
October 1, 2018
Note the V-pattern flight pattern of a northern harrier. Photo by Larry Weber
Northern harriers are flying south
October 1, 2018 - 10:09am
September 19, 2018
Newly hatched snapping turtles walk toward the nearest water. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Baby snapping turtles leave the nest
September 19, 2018 - 5:23pm
May 8, 2018
Hardy chorus frogs were the first ones to wake and begin calling this spring. Photo by Larry Weber
Tiny chorus frogs begin spring songs
May 8, 2018 - 10:13am
April 23, 2018
A purple finch on a branch overlooking a bird feeder. Photos by Larry Weber
Birds taking small steps into spring
April 23, 2018 - 12:11pm
March 2, 2018
A closer look at these tiny insects shows the appendage, a furcula they use to jump on the snow.
Snowfleas seen in March snowpack
March 2, 2018 - 4:46pm
January 25, 2018
A coyote stands at attention in a field. This time in winter is their breeding season. Photo courtesy Larry Weber
Coyote mating season underway
January 25, 2018 - 3:07pm