Over the past several weeks I have received a few insect identification questions that resulted in the Six-spotted tiger beetle. Most often when I am writing about or discussing insects, I’m doing so to inform you on the status and prevention measures for Emerald Ash Borer, Spotted Wing Dros…
There are over 2,900 described species in the milkweed family. Minnesota is home to 14 native milkweeds, all of which are herbaceous perennials. In the summer of 2020, a vining milkweed was discovered along the Lake Wobegon Trail by a University of Minnesota Extension Master Naturalist. Thou…
Grillmasters insist that just about everything tastes a little better when cooked over a flame. Even though grilling often is reserved for lunch or dinner, there’s something to be said about preparing breakfast on those hot grates as well.
After getting delayed from last November due to COVID, plus additional work being completed, the Braham VFW is set to hold an official dedication ceremony for their Vietnam Veterans Memorial, located in Freedom Park.
With Minnesota’s 2021 spring turkey hunting season entering its final weeks, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds firearms turkey hunters who have an unused tag from an earlier hunt period that they can participate in the final hunt period Wednesday, May 19, through Monday, …
I walked across the yard, moving past the named and the nameless. I saw a professional squirrel had moved with ease past obstacles meant to keep it from a feeder. A red-winged blackbird male at a feeder displayed bling on his wing.
As people begin to head back into the office, dogs and cats that have adjusted to their owners’ presence for the last year will have their own set of adjustments to make.
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