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January 28, 2015
"We're happy to see numbers higher this year than last winter. But we're still seeing a decline of more than 90 percent compared to the 1 billion monarchs that migrated to Mexico in the mid-1990s," Sarina Jepsen, endangered species director for the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation said. Illustration.
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
January 28, 2015 - 9:05am
January 24, 2015
An eagle is on the way to the Raptor Center after being injured and found in a ditch on CSAH 4 near Deer Lane Friday. DNR conservation officer Paul Parthun, left, and deputy Jarod Andersen arrived on the scene, Parthun speculating the eagle was feeding on a car-killed deer and was hit when flying away. The eagle, he said, didn’t appear badly injured and was docile.
Injured eagle
January 24, 2015 - 3:33pm
The loon rescued from icy waters on Upper Bottle Lake in December has died. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise0
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
January 24, 2015 - 3:04pm
December 26, 2014
Treats for a young whitetail buck
December 26, 2014 - 8:47am
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
November 19, 2014
A pair of swans takes a chilly dunk in Fish Hook River Monday afternoon despite chilly temperatures and strong winds. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
A chilly swim
November 19, 2014 - 11:03am
October 27, 2014
Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house for dog food
October 27, 2014 - 9:06am
October 25, 2014
Bald eagle. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Angry eyes
October 25, 2014 - 11:56am
September 23, 2014
Police: New Jersey hiker killed by black bear
September 23, 2014 - 8:21am
April 9, 2014
 Park Rapids’ Steve Maanum photographed these Common Merganser ducks swimming in open water in the area. In the center is a Red-breasted Merganser with a smaller beak and tufted head.
Out for a swim
April 9, 2014 - 11:26am
March 31, 2014
Bald eagles
Bald eagles on annual spring migration back to Minnesota
March 31, 2014 - 4:02pm
February 22, 2014
DNR eagle camera goes live
February 22, 2014 - 10:52am
February 17, 2014
Mike Schrage, wildlife biologist with Fond du Lac Resource Management Division, took this photo of a bull moose driving through deep Minnesota snow.
Minnesota’s moose hold their own for one year; Mortality among adults, calves still too high to sustain population
February 17, 2014 - 8:47am
February 9, 2014
Protected golden eagles, such as the one shown here, have important nesting habitat and hunting territory in the Killdeer Mountains. Biologists are concerned that a proposed electrical transmission line could disturb nesting sites for the eagles, or result in eagle deaths through electrocution or colliding with the wires. Submitted photo
Biologists worry that proposed power line will disrupt golden eagle nesting sites
February 9, 2014 - 10:54am
January 29, 2014
Lawmaker says Minnesota not doing enough to manage wolves
January 29, 2014 - 8:18am
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