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Home & Garden
January 4

Spring has sprung, and robins are singing

So is one Downy Woodpecker
Home & Garden
January 1

On birds and bugs and plants

Two new books show it all
Home & Garden
December 22, 2018
Gift idea from Cornell Lab

Gift idea from Cornell Lab

Online course about everything bird
Home & Garden
December 21, 2018

Birds to the rescue

A cure for depression and anxiety, so they say
Home & Garden
December 18, 2018

Birds: pay your money, take your chances

Attu was fun, Duluth would be a good deal less expensive
Home & Garden
December 13, 2018

How birds filled an empty nest

100 pounds of seed, and TWO cardinals!
Home & Garden
December 11, 2018

Common Grackles not so common anymore

Whip-poor-wills also in population decline
Home & Garden
December 10, 2018
Birds: which species nest here, and how are they doing?

Birds: which species nest here, and how are they doing?

eBird from Cornell Lab offers animated migration maps, population trends, and more
Home & Garden
December 7, 2018

Birding apps for phone or pad -- more information

Follow-up to Wednesday's Variety section column
Home & Garden
December 6, 2018

News headlines from my iPhone

Thursday at 2:30 p.m. (of course, its a daily thing)
Home & Garden
December 5, 2018

Hemp included in farm bill up for vote

Hemp seed should be a available as bird food after 2019 harvest
Home & Garden
December 3, 2018
Snowy Owls call home, report on travels

Snowy Owls call home, report on travels

Project Snowstorm collecting GPS data
Home & Garden
December 1, 2018

Why are there no birds at our feeders? (They returned)

A friend's feeders, yes. Ours? It could be a hunting hawk.
Home & Garden
December 1, 2018
Land good for game birds also is good for songbirds

Land good for game birds also is good for songbirds

Conservation doesn't discriminate
Home & Garden
November 29, 2018

36 Bald Eagles on Lake Minnetonka ice

They're hunting waterfowl in an open lead
Home & Garden
November 29, 2018

Urban raptors -- neighborhood birds of prey explained

A new book takes a close look at raptors' relationship with us
Home & Garden
November 29, 2018

Urban raptors -- neighborhood birds of prey explained

A new book takes a close look at raptors' relationship with us
Home & Garden
November 26, 2018
'Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest'

'Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest'

We should know what we are losing
Home & Garden
November 23, 2018

This is what happens when you buy your first bird feeder

A cardinal arrives, and the hook is set
Home & Garden
November 23, 2018

Identification book for birds of Central America

It's very well done
Home & Garden
November 22, 2018

Snowy Owls reported from scattered state locations

Minnesota visitor part of detailed Snowy Owl study
Home & Garden
November 19, 2018

A Field Guide to the Natural World of the Twin Cities

You might be surprised at what you find so close to home
Home & Garden
November 13, 2018
Metro Ospreys have a BFF

Metro Ospreys have a BFF

Vanessa Green is their best friend forever
Home & Garden
November 8, 2018

Feeders attract mice, mice attract ....

.... furry predators
Home & Garden
November 3, 2018

First in the world? We had a chance, but we blew it

Mikwaukee has the first major sports facility using bird-safe glass
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