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The Sax Zim Bog is “actually about 300 square miles of not only bog, but aspen uplands, rivers, lakes, meadows, farms and even a couple towns! It is not just a giant bog, but rather a “magic mix” of habitats … Continue reading
Posting and photos by Amy Simso Dean I want to change the world. But how can one introverted, bird nerd from Minnesota inspire world environmentalism? I am no John Muir or Rachel Carson. My answer (or at least I hope … Continue reading
Spring weather has finally arrived. It is time to get outside and witness the unfolding of spring. Below are four common spring calls. How many can you identify? 1. 2. 3. 4. 2. 3. 4. Chickadee … Continue reading
This is the 3rd in the series about millenials who are following their passion for nature and the Earth. Nicole Krauss is a graduate of Wayzata High School in Minnesota. Here is Nicole’s story: “I am going into … Continue reading
How a small group of people stood tall for the lowly honey bee. “Birds and nature, in general, provide me with such spiritual joy and a sense of connection that it was only natural to feel the urgency of this … Continue reading
pages 68-78 in Peterson First Guide to Birds Pages 84-92 in Peterson First Guide Birds Look between pages 100 – 116 in Peterson First Guide to Birds Look between pages 95-115 in Peterson First Guide … Continue reading
“My family went to Bert Cabin’s at Itasca State Park. We saw a phoebe nest in the part that holds the cabin together. One time we saw the phoebe with a moth in its beak for the babies in … Continue reading
All photos by Old Naturalist Download the Winter Birds Activity. Answer the questions using the text below. Click here for the Winter Birds PDF. Not all northern birds migrate south for the winter. A few birds eliminate the dangers of … Continue reading
In late October, I was crossing Gray’s Bay, looking for a huge raft of coots that I had seen earlier in the day. Suddenly, the coots were there, but they were “hugging the shoreline” and swimming frantically. They were all … Continue reading