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May 5, 2018
The common loon returned to northern Minnesota on April 25 this spring. According to Dallas Hudon's nature journals, on average, they arrive April 10. He's been charting phenological events like these for over 20 years. (Photos by Dallas Hudson/For the Enterprise)
Northland Nature Journal: It may be late, but spring is worth celebrating
May 5, 2018 - 8:30am
June 12, 2016
Loon survey volunteers needed in northern Minn.
June 12, 2016 - 11:25am
December 3, 2014
Dana, left, and Ronia Larson pose by the loon they helped rescue from Upper Bottle Lake Friday. It’s recovering in a Roseville center. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Loon rescued from icy lake
December 3, 2014 - 11:22am
June 18, 2011
Loon counters are needed on 20 lakes to determine whether the populations are declining or the species is increasing. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Can you count to 10? Loons need you
June 18, 2011 - 1:00pm
January 8, 2011
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced a plan to research the effects of the Gulf oil spill on loons and pelicans.
DNR to study Gulf oil spill's effect on Minnesota loons
January 8, 2011 - 9:50am
July 14, 2010
Loon. (Carrol Henderson/ DNR)
Tagged loons part of oil impact study
July 14, 2010 - 6:55am
December 17, 2009
During a recent cold snap, a young loon was frozen in the ice between Turtle Lake and Movil Lake. Jane and Andy Freeman were able to free the bird and send it to a rehabilitation center in the Twin Cities. Submitted Photo
Couple saves Beltrami County loon frozen in ice
December 17, 2009 - 6:40am
July 18, 2009
The Langes have a front row seat to one of nature's rarities - loon triplets. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)
Loon trio: An embarrassment of riches
July 18, 2009 - 1:00pm