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Forum file photo of a monarch butterfly spreading its wings while stopping on vegetation along the Red River near Gooseberry Park in Moorhead, Minn. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Monarch butterfly migration was off this year. Researchers are worried.
11 hours 24 min ago
January 21, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: A bird of the Far North turns up in GF
January 21, 2018 - 6:00am
January 14, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Siskins may be plain birds, but they're never dull
January 14, 2018 - 6:23am
January 11, 2018
The spruce grouse (male). Via Wikimedia Commons.
Be a hero. Count some bird poop for Minnesota.
January 11, 2018 - 11:12am
January 7, 2018
Southern birds immigrate to the valley
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 5, 2018
A new book asks: How long does a dachshund's body really need to be?
January 5, 2018 - 3:03pm
December 31, 2017
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Looking back on 2017--and ahead to 2018
December 31, 2017 - 6:00am
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Chickadees manage the cold weather
December 31, 2017 - 6:00am
Brad Dokken
Looking back on the year in the outdoors -- and ahead to 2018
December 31, 2017 - 6:00am
December 27, 2017
Forum News Service file photo of a wind energy system.
Trump administration eases rule protecting birds from energy production
December 27, 2017 - 11:16am
December 24, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Redpolls symbolize Christmas season
December 24, 2017 - 6:05am
December 20, 2017
A Gulf corvina.  Gulf of California Marine Program.
Biologists record the machine-gun sound of the loudest known fish
December 20, 2017 - 12:12pm
December 18, 2017
Sharp-tailed grouse (from left) photographed Monday morning near Roseau, Minn., whitetail buck on trail camera in Grand Forks city limits and great-horned owl in Minto, N.D.
Wildlife photos brighten a gray Monday morning in Grand Forks
December 18, 2017 - 10:29am
December 17, 2017
Ruffed grouse. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: What bird is the Christmas partridge?
December 17, 2017 - 6:05am
December 10, 2017
Erika Kolbow checks a newly banded saw-whet owl in September 2016 while banding the birds at Turtle River State Park with Grand Forks raptor expert Tim Driscoll. (Herald file photo)
Fall banding effort nets 105 saw-whet owls at Turtle River State Park
December 10, 2017 - 6:26am