STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS Agassiz refuge sets annual duck banding night Sept. 8
The annual public duck banding night at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge in northwest Minnesota is set for 5 p.m. Sept. 8. In case of rain or ground conditions that are too wet, the alternate date is ... Posted on 8/28/12 at 3:48 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Slime, Blood, Fur, Feathers
My alarm woke me up earlier than I was used to, but on this day I needed to wake up with the fishes to check out the local fish market. Live eels, snakes, frogs, fowl, and much more, the wet market--a... Posted on 3/24/12 at 9:04 AM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Wildlife and Warm Weather
We were out for one of our Sunday drives on a Tuesday..or maybe it was Wednesdayit was one of those really hot evenings. Every day this week has been hot and humid. I did not sweat to death at workI t... Posted on 7/23/11 at 6:04 AM
OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Nett Lake duck hunt on a not-so-ducky day
I joined Bill and Glenn Merrick of Duluth for a duck hunt last Friday on Nett Lake near Orr. We were accompanied by guide Gene Boshey, a Nett Lake guide and member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa... Posted on 10/20/10 at 10:49 AM
Minnesota hunters bagged more ducks and Canada geese in 2011 than in 2010 and more waterfowl hunters took to the field, too, reversing a downward trend, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
A very rare pair of pintail decoys made by an Ashby artist will be auctioned off by the decoy auction firm of Guyette & Schmidt, Inc. at its annual spring decoy auction in St. Charles, Illinois on April 22.
Praising his lifetime of support, a national waterfowl preservation group honored Alexandria businessman Maynard “Bud” Peterson last week.
Ducks Unlimited bestowed Peterson – owner of Pete’s County Market – with a stone memorial last Thursday at the Runestone Waterfowl Production Area, located south of Highway 27 near Kensington.
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