January–February 2021

Your guide to Minnesota's woods, waters, and wildlife


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Wolf Pup Roundup

A collaborative project takes researchers into wolf dens to collar pups and learn more about their survival rates.
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The Wrong Fish

When fish are put in waters where they don’t belong, other species and sport anglers often suffer the effects.
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From the Editor

It's Raining Dogs

This issue coincides with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s removal of the gray wolf from the federal endangered and threatened species list.
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Where Do the Swans Go?

Researchers collar trumpeter swans to learn more about the big birds.
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Game On

Chef and author Jonathan Wipfli helps hunters and anglers step up their fish and game cooking skills.
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Bucket List

Winter Camping at Itasca State Park

On the first night of a particularly memorable winter camping trip at Itasca State Park, my family and I saw no signs of other humans.
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Young Naturalists

These Dogs are Wild

Minnesota’s wolves, coyotes, and foxes are very good dogs in their own special ways.
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Minnesota Profile

Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus)

Few birds in a Minnesota winter are likely to be mistaken for a snowy owl.

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