1 BioBlitz 2013 Lake Vermilion State Park, Sept. 14, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Help scientists, naturalists and other DNR staffers inventory the various plant and wildlife species at Minnesota’s newest state park. Look for lichens, insects, birds, dragonflies, butterflies, fungus and perhaps a few surprises. 1-218-753-2245 or www.mndnr.gov.
2 Flood Plain Walk Fort Snelling State Park, Sept. 14, 2-3 p.m. Most of this state park is situated on the low-lying Minnesota River flood plain. Tour the area with a naturalist to learn how the plants and animals have adapted to drought, flooding and other environmental stressors. 612-725-2724 or www.mndnr.gov.
3 Fall Archaeology Festival Whitewater State Park, Sept. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Choose from a variety of activities: Climb the historic Elba Fire Tower, visit a ghost town cemetery, learn about the German POWs imprisoned here during WWII. Archaeologists from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse will present an “Artifacts Roadshow,” so bring your own treasures for assessment. 507-932-3007 or www.mndnr.gov.
4 Full Moon Walk #1
Lowry Nature Center, Sept. 19, 7:30-9 p.m., Meet with a naturalist for a guided walk through Carver Park’s moonlit prairie and woodlands. Bonus: This month’s program includes a lesson on Minnesota snakes. Learn about the park’s native snakes species as you stroll. $5. More information at www.threeriversparks.org.
|Toronto - LP: A. Loup||4||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: J. Outman||6|
|LA Angels - LP: H. Santiago||1||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: R. Porcello||2|
|Atlanta - LP: G. Schlosser||3||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: J. Valverde||4|
|Seattle - LP: T. Wilhelmsen||2||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: M. Dunn||3|
|St. Louis - LP: S. Maness||2||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: R. Soriano||3|
|Milwaukee - WP: Z. Duke||3||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: J. Gomez||2|
|NY Yankees - WP: P. Claiborne||5||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: H. Bell||1|
|Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes||8||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: Y. Ventura||3|
|Cincinnati - WP: H. Bailey||8||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: C. Villanueva||2|
|Chicago WSox - WP: E. Johnson||16||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: R. Ross Jr.||2|
|Houston - LP: B. Peacock||1||FINAL|
|Oakland - WP: J. Chavez||4|
|Philadelphia - WP: J. Diekman||10||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: M. Belisle||9|
|San Francisco - WP: T. Lincecum||4||FINAL|
|San Diego - LP: R. Erlin||3|
|Arizona - LP: J. Collmenter||1||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - WP: J. Wright||4|
|Baltimore - LP: B. Matusz||5||FINAL|
|Boston - WP: E. Mujica||6|
Poll: Should the lake where the albino muskie was caught remain a mystery?