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October 8, 2017
Northern flicker drawn by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 14, 2017
Maria Horton races on the Superior Hiking Trail on Saturday, Aug. 12, in Duluth. The Duluth City Council will decide whether to fund the first phase of what could eventually be a 7-mile mountain bike loop fortified with compacted limestone to prevent erosion on Monday, Aug. 14. (Mike Krebs / Forum News Service)
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
August 9, 2017
The Red River that flows between Fargo and Moorhead is a popular place for fishing, boating or just sitting around and relaxing.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
To be feared or enjoyed?: Drownings cast shadow on Red River recreation
August 9, 2017 - 6:02am
August 8, 2017
A photo from 1936 or '37 shows divers performing along the Red River in a water pageant put on by Fargo Parks. This four-level diving tower was on the Moorhead side of the river. Courtesy: NDSU Archives
To be feared or enjoyed?: Drownings cast shadow on Red River recreation
August 8, 2017 - 9:01pm
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
July 30, 2017
Always in Season: Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
July 23, 2017
Always in Season: Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
July 23, 2017 - 1:35pm
July 9, 2017
Upland sandpiper. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 18, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: A wily heron moves north to nest
June 18, 2017 - 9:20am
June 11, 2017
Always in Season: Who's that tapping on the window?
June 11, 2017 - 2:41pm
June 4, 2017
Always in Season: Bird world delivers another surprise
June 4, 2017 - 6:05pm