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Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council regrouping after death of Chairman Bob Anderson
Chairman of Lessard-Sams Council had a reputation for openness and fair play.
State's only CWD detection lab ramps up as deer season looms
As deer hunting season gets underway, the only lab in Wisconsin that detects chronic wasting disease is also preparing itself for its annual busy spell.
15 ways to hike, paddle and bike your way through a Minnesota fall
You want to see color? There are plenty of ways – and places – to move through a Minnesota fall. We've got your list.
50 years in, former Lowry Center naturalist says mission hasn't changed
Naturalist recalls his days helping expand young minds at Lowry Nature Center.
Walking back the 'Preacher Lake' legend
Cabin Country: Lutheran Seminary, class of 1932, bought property to have a haven.
Anderson: Former DNR commissioner's book tells of state's bountiful hunting past amid wild upheaval
State's hunting past gives a reader pause about what's to come.
Wild prophet: Long after his death, wilderness writer Sigurd Olson still inspires
Olson was more than a nature writer; as a political organizer and charismatic influence in the wilderness world, the resident of Ely had few peers.
State parks will host autumn festivals, dig deep on geology
Weekend programs at state and regional parks
Wisconsin's ruffed grouse season shortened
The season for hunting ruffed grouse in the northwestern two-thirds of Wisconsin has been shortened by more than three weeks.
Waterfowl expert: Duck opener didn't live up to expectations
"We hoped for a better opener,'' said Steve Cordts of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Bemidji. "I think it's going to be less than average statewide.''
Number of young grouse in hunters' bags encouraging so far
Many Minnesota ruffed grouse hunters approached this fall apprehensively, fearing the past two disappointing seasons, would repeat.
Anderson: Ducks for the family and the future is the goal
The Strands and their crew strive to keep duck hunting tradition alive in Kandiyohi County.
Can a $1 million light-and-sound show stop invasive carp?
Barrier of underwater strobe lights and sound, invented at the U, may be final chance to flush invasive fish from Minnesota's waters.
Near Brainerd, storms and not ducks dominate the sky on opener
A familiar marsh near Brainerd produced an unfamiliar and unsatisfying result on season's opening day.
Currents: Bob Dunlap, DNR zoologist and data specialist
What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.
Burnsville taxidermist who mounted swindler's exotic big-game animals sued for fraud
He should have known he was being paid with ill-gotten money, court documents say.
History-laden, northwest's Thief Lake brings in waterfowl fans of all ages
Some think Thief Lake is best public hunting spot for ducks in Minnesota.
Anderson, on hearing protection: Learn from me, it's a skill you'll need afield
"I was aware even before this malfunction that my hearing wasn't great."
Only about 20 of 240 bird species that nest in Minnesota stay through winter
Several grouse, owl and woodpeckers species among them.
Cabin in northern Wisconsin is truly of the earth
Cabin Country: With one room, it's rustic as rustic gets.
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