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June 17, 2010
University of Minnesota researcher Jennifer Zaspeo tries to identify a caterpillar collected by a participant in last weekend's BioBlitz. The activity identified more than 500 species of plants and animals on land in Rosemount and Empire Township.
A night for science on U land
June 17, 2010 - 1:37pm
May 27, 2010
Neither master gardeners nor novices let a little rain keep them from getting their vegetables planted.
New project introduces kids to the garden
May 27, 2010 - 11:36am
May 16, 2010
Making strides to reduce carbon output at RHS
May 16, 2010 - 6:55am
May 7, 2010
Tennis party is bigger, better this year
May 7, 2010 - 11:51am
April 26, 2010
Anonymous donor will match county parks donations
April 26, 2010 - 11:22am
April 25, 2010
Isle Royale wolves dwindling; moose holding on
April 25, 2010 - 9:41am
April 23, 2010
Column: For the birds
April 23, 2010 - 10:39am
April 15, 2010
City aims to make it easier to ditch the car
April 15, 2010 - 10:46am
April 13, 2010
County dedicates new Spring Lake Islands WMA
April 13, 2010 - 9:29am
April 11, 2010
There is a nice trail through the wild side of Meadows Park, but there is not much scenery to see yet as you make your way through.
Natural space is a work in progress
April 11, 2010 - 9:25am
December 23, 2009
DNR biologist Jess Carstens discovered a presumed food cache Monday, Dec. 21. A cougar is believed to have killed the fawn deer, fed on a portion then covered the remains with corn stalks from a farmer's field. Evidence examined Tuesday showed the cat likely returned to the cache overnight. Photo courtesy WDNR.
DNR trailing cougar across 3 counties; tips offered to avoid confrontation
December 23, 2009 - 7:59am
November 13, 2009
Department of Natural Resources Maj. Rod Smith on Thursday hoists the rack of a buck that allegedly was shot illegally last month in Goodhue County, Minn. Mike Longaecker/Republican Eagle
Trophy buck poached, authorities claim
November 13, 2009 - 7:24am
November 11, 2009
Axis deer are an exotic species native to India.
Hunter shoots exotic deer in Minnesota
November 11, 2009 - 7:56am
From posh to just unique, deer stands vary greatly
November 11, 2009 - 7:20am
November 10, 2009
Minnesota guide works with National Geographic on documentary about Mississippi
November 10, 2009 - 7:27am