March–April 2021

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


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The Phantom Plant

For almost 80 years, the rare western Jacob’s ladder has left a trail of mystery and enchantment
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From the Editor

The Razor's Edge

There’s a thin line between enthusiasm and obsession.
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Young Naturalists

Standing Tall

Sandhill cranes have big wings, big voices, and dazzling dance moves.
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Minnesota Profile

American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

The American goldfinch adds demure beauty to the Minnesota landscape.

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