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September 29, 2018
Fall is in the air and that means hunting is on the minds of many hunters. Alessia and Julia sit proudly with their new field dog, Scout. (Mark Harmon/Enterprise)
WEEKEND ADVENTURES: Hungarian Vizsla: The ultimate grouse dog
September 29, 2018 - 6:00pm
Walleyes like minnow-imitating lures trolled shallow water. (Gary Korsgaden/For the Enterprise)
ABOUT FISHING: Fall bite heats up on area lakes
September 29, 2018 - 5:00pm
Red-tailed hawks dominate fall migration during October and peak toward the end of the month.
BIRDWISE: Hawks will take center stage
September 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 22, 2018
According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, cedar waxwings are often heard before they’re seen, so learn their high-pitched call notes. (Marshall Howe/For the Enterprise)
BIRDWISE: Reflections on the avian summer past
September 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
Jonathan Schilling, director of the University of Minnesota’s Itasca Biological Station and a professor in plant and microbial biology, will lead a talk and walk from 2:30 to 4 p.m. about autumn mushrooms and the role of fungi in the “circle of life” for trees. (Submitted photo)
Friends of Itasca State Park hosting a day in the park
September 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 20, 2018
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
September 20, 2018 - 7:23pm
The Center for Biological Diversity is filing a suit to force the federal government to develop a new wolf recovery plan for the U.S. even as efforts are underway to remove all federal protections for the big carnivore. Forum News Service file photo
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
September 20, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 15, 2018
 A male ruffed grouse stands alert on his drumming log in May 2017 in Beltrami Island State Forest. Drumming counts were down 29 percent from last year but slightly higher than 2016. Minnesota's ruffed grouse and sharptail seasons open Saturday, Sept. 16. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study
September 15, 2018 - 9:00pm
Ted Dick, at right, with a young hunter. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
Hunt Minnesota's most popular game bird -- ruffed grouse
September 15, 2018 - 8:00pm
Minnesota's state bird is beginning to molt. In September, adult loons travel to their winter home along the Atlantic coast. Younger loons follow a month or so later.
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: Goodbye summer, hello autumn
September 15, 2018 - 6:30pm
A close-up of this male Canada Blue Darner shows the distinctive thorax stripe.
Darners: The Northwoods' largest dragonflies
September 15, 2018 - 3:30pm
September 11, 2018
All's well that ends well, and the bear makes a beeline for freedom Friday, Sept. 7, after being freed from a 10-gallon metal cream can northwest of Roseau, Minn. Minnesota DNR via Dawn Knutson
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 11:12am
September 9, 2018
A large white-tailed deer buck eats berries off of a bush in the yard of a Lakeside home in Duluth recently. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
DNR deer meetings attract few hunters
September 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
September 8, 2018
While most trees in the area are still green, a few pops of color are visible. Shrubs, like this one west of Park Rapids, turn before trees, according to Park Rapids City Forester Stephanie Pazdernik. (Lorie Skarpness/ Enterprise)
Fall colors starting to show in area
September 8, 2018 - 12:30pm
September 1, 2018
The female Melissa blue lays egs on a legume/pea plant, achieving her destiny as a butterfly.(Jon Weber/For the Enterprise)
LEPS & ODES: Butterfly surprises continue
September 1, 2018 - 5:00pm