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Wolves eat beaver

A study done in Voyageurs National Park found that wolves eat beaver. According to this study not much was known about the relationship between this predator and prey. While the beaver spends the majority of the winter safely beneath the

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Should wolves be brought to Isle Royale?

It’s a question that is currently being debated. There is a contingency of people who want to continue to study the relationship of moose and wolves on the island. The study has been ongoing since 1958 and researchers would like

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Bald Eagle Eggs in the Nest

From the MN DNR Our EagleCam nest has its first and second eggs!  On Monday, February 19, during a cozy ice storm here in Minnesota, the beloved mother at our EagleCam laid her first egg. The excitement came at about

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There are no breeding pairs of lynx in Minnesota

I’m not sure why I’ve just spent the past couple of hours digging into information about the lynx population in Minnesota over the years. It really doesn’t matter in the long run what people have said about the population over

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Fantastic Photos

Our local photographer David Johnson took some awesome pictures the other day. Such beautiful creatures!

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About the Birds

I haven’t had time to watch the DNR Eagle Camera lately but I did read an update about it. The eagles have been seen mating so eggs could be laid in as few as 10 days. If you want to

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Moose Reminisce

I was going through some of my photos the other day and found these. Moose are such magnificent creatures and it’s always a treat to see them on the Gunflint Trail. I could watch them for hours.

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Isle Royale moose getting smaller

Does size matter? According to a recent article by John Meyer when it comes to moose it does. “Research to be published in an upcoming edition of the journal Global Change Biology shows that the size of moose skulls has

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Caribou Herd Dwindling

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources is taking matters into their own hands literally when it comes to saving their Lake Superior woodland caribou. The caribou population on two islands in Lake Superior has been nearly decimated since the arrival

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Hoods in the Woods, I mean Hoodlums

Every week I read the Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer reports and every week I am surprised.   The number of people who are cited for violating game laws including hunting and fishing regulations seems unreal to me. I like to think

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