Below the Surface
This Issue. By Kathleen Weflen.
fish sex, slime blob, birds and glass, woodpecker assault, juiced chipmunks.
New Visions for Lakeshores
Near-shore fish and wildlife habitat is disappearing quickly as development booms. By Mary Hoff.
The Big Appeal of Smallmouth Bass
Abundant, aggressive, and acrobatic fighters, these bronze-backed fish are attracting more and more angling attention. By Tom Dickson.
Cave exploring is wet, cold, muddy — and enlightening. By Cary Griffith
A Place Apart
Cedar Creek Natural History Area yields insights into how the natural world works. By Lansing Shepard.
Itasca State Park
Field Notes. By Erika R.L. Rivers
Safety Turns 50
Field Notes. By Jason Abraham
Water Flea (Genus Daphnia)
Minnesota Profile. By Darby Nelson
Coming up in the September–October Minnesota Conservation Volunteer:
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