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February 18, 2019
A red-backed vole forages on a February day in a spruce forest. Note the fur color and small tail. Photo courtesy of Mark Sparky Stensaas
Northland Nature: Red-backed voles in the spruce woods
February 18, 2019 - 6:15am
February 12, 2019
A group of about a dozen goldfinches alight on a feeder, dining on thistle feed. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Arrival of the goldfinches
February 12, 2019 - 11:05am
February 3, 2019
Artist fungi grows on the trunk of a tree in winter. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Shelf fungi living on trees in mid-winter
February 3, 2019 - 11:47am
January 27, 2019
A gray squirrel digs through the snow on a January day to find and eat acorns that were buried in its cache last fall. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Gray squirrels dig into their food caches
January 27, 2019 - 11:32am
January 19, 2019
Clusters of seeds hang from an ash tree on a January day. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: The bare winter trees are not so bare
January 19, 2019 - 10:58am
January 12, 2019
Another winter day begins. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: A cold winter walk at dawn
January 12, 2019 - 6:24am
December 16, 2018
A goldenrod with a flower head filled with fluffy seeds stands tall in December. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Roadside wildflowers in December
December 16, 2018 - 10:56am
December 11, 2018
A shrew makes a trail in light snow in the woods. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Shrews make trails in the new snow
December 11, 2018 - 1:01pm
December 1, 2018
Gray foxes have smaller footprints than red foxes and have a straight-line gait. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: An encounter with a gray fox
December 1, 2018 - 10:21am
November 27, 2018
A cave orbweaver spider is pictured recently at Jay Cooke State Park in Carlton. Note the oval-shaped body and long legs. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Northland Nature; A November surprise at Jay Cooke State Park
November 27, 2018 - 7:36am
November 8, 2018
A woolybear caterpillar as it appears while crossing the road in early November, seeking food and a shelter for winter. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Woolybear caterpillars seek shelters now
November 8, 2018 - 4:05am
October 31, 2018
A closer look at a tamarack in its autumn attire. Note how the needles grow in clumps. Photo by Larry Weber
Late October is tamarack time
October 31, 2018 - 11:04am
October 14, 2018
A growth of New England aster standing tall in bloom on an October day. Photo by Larry Weber
New England asters bloom late
October 14, 2018 - 6:03am
October 7, 2018
A poison ivy plant with red leaves on an autumn day. Photo by Larry Weber
Red leaves from plants besides trees
October 7, 2018 - 12:54pm
October 1, 2018
Note the V-pattern flight pattern of a northern harrier. Photo by Larry Weber
Northern harriers are flying south
October 1, 2018 - 10:09am
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