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Holly Helps Lucky...or Not - UPDATE October 25, 2014

Eagle across Woods LakeHolly didn’t quite understand the straw transfer project Lucky was working on. Lucky had discovered the treasure trove of straw at the cabin den a hundred feet from his/their bu...  Read More

Lucky and Holly - UPDATE October 24, 2014

Fisher at the WRIIndustrious Lucky is raking lining into Holly’s den while Holly remains nearby. His most surprising action was raking and carrying mouthfuls of straw from one of the new pens all the ...  Read More

Moving Forward - UPDATE October 23, 2014

Lynn and Veronica walking - 10/19/14The pictures of Veronica and Mill Creek are for last night’s update. Lynn and Veronica - 10/19/14The big news today is that one of the top habitat creators in the ...  Read More

  • Holly Helps Lucky...or Not - UPDATE October 25, 2014

    Saturday, 25 October 2014 19:41
  • Lucky and Holly - UPDATE October 24, 2014

    Friday, 24 October 2014 17:41
  • Moving Forward - UPDATE October 23, 2014

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:44

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    As WRI's principal biologist, Lynn Rogers, Ph.D., has spent over 42 years learning about wildlife and sharing his information with the public. Using airplanes, vehicles, and snowshoes, he has radio-tracked over 100 bears in the vast forests of northeastern Minnesota, studying some for as long as 22 years. - Read More -

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