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Outdoor Adventures

Despite the nice weather last weekend, most of the bays, channels, boat harbors, and other spring crappie spots still aren’t holding big bunches of panfish. Until water temperatures improve several more degrees, anglers can look for crappies suspended just outside of those areas. Little Jim's Bait...
Welcome to the 2020/2021 EagleCam Season!   https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/features/webcams/eaglecam/index.html   We have two cute, fuzzy eaglets in the nest! The first baby eagle hatched on Friday, March 26 around 1:25 p.m. The second baby eagle hatched on Sunday March 28 around 3:20 p.m. Tune in and...
Individuals looking for a way to incorporate exercise into their lives need look no further than their own feet. Walking offers numerous health benefits to people of all ages, and it's particularly beneficial to fitness novices. Walking can facilitate a transition between inactivity and increased...
Wind the recent strong winds, any ice that remained on the lakes went out early this week. As the temperatures start warming, the traditional spring spots should start holding panfish. Check those bays, harbors, and shorelines for crappies. Little Jim's Bait (320) 274-5297
When the weather warms up and hours of daylight increase, few people can resist the allure of the great outdoors. Nature beckons each spring, and those answering that call must do so safely. Lyme disease is a potential threat for people who live in certain regions. The Centers for Disease Control...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     Bird feeding is a fun activity for people of all ages, and we've already taught you which bird feed to use to encourage various species to visit your yard this winter.  And though temps are warming, birds will still appreciate finding...
Welcome to the 2020/2021 EagleCam Season!   https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/features/webcams/eaglecam/index.html   Winter storms and postal cutbacks may have slowed deliveries across much of the nation, but not at the DNR’s EagleCam nest. Sunday saw a special delivery there, with the arrival of a...
Last weekend there were some very limited ice fishing options, but those have quickly come to an end. Shorelines on most lakes have deteriorated and main lake ice has become soft very fast as well. The ice on many lakes is also starting to turn black, especially with the rain early this week....
Sunscreen is essential to protect skin against potential sun damage, but what about keeping the eyes safe from the sun? Are the eyes vulnerable to significant sun-related damage as well? According to the Calvert Ophthalmology Center, ultraviolet rays from the sun can contribute to various eye...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Oak savanna has lost over 99% of its historic range—how can we restore this imperiled ecosystem? Graduate researcher Austin Yantes introduces a project that is looking into silvopasture as a potential solution, and explains how partnering...

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