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Multimedia Archives


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Moose Calling

See a wildlife manager demonstrate moose calling techniques.

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Gar Slideshow

See images from a gar fishing adventure on the Mississippi.

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Meet the caretaker of a private camp that is now part of a state park.

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Owl Release

See the release of a rehabilitated northern saw-whet owl.

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Owl Rehab

See a video of wildlife rehabilitators exercising an injured owl.

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Working Farms

See images from a farm that benefits livestock and wildlife

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Wild Angler

Watch a river otter dive beneath the ice and return with a fish

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Gray Jay Cache

Watch a gray jay find and eat a hidden cache of food

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Following Pike

Learn how researchers are learning more about important pike habitat



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Bog of the Birds

See images of the many birds that reside in the Sax-Zim bog.

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Following Loons

See researchers working on a loon migration study.

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After the Harvest

See how wild rice gets from the marsh to dinner table.

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Hear the Birds

See and hear 24 birds commonly found in Minnesota.

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Ridgely Artifacts

See more artifacts from the most recent dig at Fort Ridgely.

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Down the Trail

See images from the Glacial Lakes State Trail and Sibley State Park.

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Wild Country

Navigate the Cloquet River Water Trail with an interactive map.

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Chasing the Hatch

See brown trout rise to big flies on the Straight River near Park Rapids.

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Eco Yard

Navigate an interactive illustration of an eco friendly yard.

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Metro Canoeing

Paddle down the metro's Rice Creek Water Trail.

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Wetland Defender

See images of the man and the marsh that made history.

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Winter Camping

Going old school with canvas tents means comfort from the cold.

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CCC Memories

See and hear what it was like to be a part of the Civilain Conservation Corps.



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Fire Revisited

See images one year after the monumental Ham Lake Fire.

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Plant Life

Learn about the work of DNR botanist Welby Smith.

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Big Cats

Angling for trophy channel catfish on the Red River of the North.

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Learn about the importance of native pollinators.

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Fish Genetics

Visit the lab of Dr. Loren Miller at the University of Minnesota.

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The Peatlands

Visit the Sand Lake Peatlands—one of the most innacessable places in the state.

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Wild Life

Meet Peggy Callahan from the Wildlife Science Center.

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Metro Catches

See a gallery of trophy fish pulled from metro waters.

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Go Fishing

Young Naturalists learn to make a pop-can fishing rig

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See the red-headed woodpeckers of Cedar Creek.

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Alpha Accipiter

Go in search of goshawks.

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Visit the Science Museum and see paleontologists at work.

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Breck's Legacy

Don Luce speaks about the life and work of Walter Breckenridge.

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Prairie Pools

Rare plant life thrives on southwestern Minnesota's rock outcrops.

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Horse Logging

These modern-day loggers use horses to skid heavy timber from the forest.

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Tagging Martens

See images of biologists tagging pine martens as part of a habitat study.

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Conifer Quizzes

Test your confier tree ID with these interactive quizzes


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