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October 23, 2013
The architect’s rendering, provided by JLG Architects, of what the Parks District’s new warming houses will look like when they open on Dec. 1. Submitted photo
Warming houses coming to Maplewood, Rendezvous Parks
October 23, 2013 - 8:30am
October 15, 2013
Changing leaf color, drying grasses, and seeding milkweeds are but a few visible indicators of a season in transition. Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Transitions mark October, some apparent, some not
October 15, 2013 - 3:07pm
October 2, 2013
Shaggy manes are but one of several edible mushroom species available to those looking for something to add to the dinner table.  Keith Corliss
Treat wild mushrooms with caution, but here's an easy one to try
October 2, 2013 - 8:48am
August 21, 2013
Clusters of red capsules adorn the branch of this prickly-ash. When ripe, the fruit will turn black. Keith Corliss
For some, curiosity never quite satisfied; An outdoors quest for answers
August 21, 2013 - 8:27am
August 6, 2013
At center is a lone Clark's grebe nest amid a colony of western grebes earlier this summer in Stutsman County. Keith Corliss
Nature at its finest is close at hand
August 6, 2013 - 8:11am
February 26, 2013
Northern visitors spice up an otherwise bland season
February 26, 2013 - 2:26pm
January 29, 2013
The idyllic winter scene at the Audubon Center of the Red River Valley near Warren, Minn. where a rare owl appeared last week. Keith Corliss
A swing and a miss in northwestern Minnesota
January 29, 2013 - 12:06pm
January 16, 2013
A screen capture from the website showing a recent blog entry describing the extremely rare appearance of a red-flanked bluetail in British Columbia over the weekend.
Birds on the Internet: Sifting the best websites for bird information
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
January 2, 2013
This winter might very well be remembered for the irruption of two northern species, red crossbills and pine grosbeaks (pictured). Keith Corliss
Birding year in review: A look back at the notable sightings of 2012
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Twelve red-breasted nuthatches were counted during last Saturday's Christmas Bird Count; one of 68 species observed throughout the day. Keith Corliss
Local bird group sets North Dakota record
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
A clay-colored sparrow, without the hype and flash of a tropical bird, mirrors the sober prairie landscape. Keith Corliss
Understated birds reflect nature of prairie landscape
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 21, 2012
White-winged crossbills will infrequently feed on the ground. In this case a female (left) and male are "drinking" water by eating snow. Keith Corliss
Odd bill keeps bird searching for food
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Several species of hard-to-find northern birds have already made an appearance this season such as these bohemian waxwings, close relatives of our more common cedar waxwings. Keith Corliss
Northern birds being seen with regularity
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Nearly without fail, rusty blackbirds are found with water nearby. Here one forages along a local shoreline. Keith Corliss
Rusty blackbird, water-loving migrant
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Bird watchers gather along the shore of Arrowwood Lake for the annual Big Sit! Keith Corliss
A slower approach to bird-watching
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am