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May 20, 2019
An American bittern pauses and blends in with the swamp plants. Note the streaks on the undersides. Photo courtesy of Mark Sparky Stensaas
Northland Nature: The weird sound coming from the swamp
May 20, 2019 - 7:21am
May 12, 2019
In Carlton County, a ruby-crowned kinglet as we are most likely to see it: only about 4 inches long. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: A surprising bird at the feeder
May 12, 2019 - 11:56am
May 7, 2019
A group of blood roots bloom on the forest floor on a May day. Note eight white petals and the large leaf. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Blood roots add white petals to woods flora
May 7, 2019 - 11:45am
May 3, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Officers serve on Honor Guard for Pine City CO's funeral
May 3, 2019 - 10:55am
April 28, 2019
Twigs from red maples with male flowers (above) and female flowers (below). Note the different structures and colors. They usually grow on separate trees. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: This is red maples' flowering time
April 28, 2019 - 5:51am
April 27, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Officers teach firearms, ATV safety classes
April 27, 2019 - 8:45am
April 22, 2019
Note the growth of new leaves and reproductive stalks on this growth of mosses. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Mosses begin greening in woods
April 22, 2019 - 10:50am
Nature columnist and retired Barnum teacher Larry Weber won an award from the Independent Books Publisher Association for his book, "Web Watching: A Guide to Webs and the Spiders That Make Them." Andee Erickson / Pine Journal
Larry Weber's journey to web-watching
April 22, 2019 - 6:41am
April 21, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Officer responds to man burning sofa
April 21, 2019 - 12:39pm
April 16, 2019
A male ruffed grouse drums on his home log, proclaiming territorial ownership and trying to attract a female. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Another early morning bird sound
April 16, 2019 - 7:11am
April 15, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: OHV activity picks up
April 15, 2019 - 8:07am
April 7, 2019
Migrant flocks of Canada geese and trumpeter swans rest in open water on an early spring day. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Geese, swans in open water
April 7, 2019 - 8:56am
April 6, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Officers report several cases of littering on ice
April 6, 2019 - 4:50am
April 2, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file
DNR Report: Officers respond to injured-animal reports
April 2, 2019 - 7:37am
March 25, 2019
An early migrant – a male red-winged blackbird – sings in a swamp. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Looking for the very early migrants
March 25, 2019 - 6:26am