February 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Penning an outdoors column each week may seem daunting to some, but even with 52 opportunities in a given calendar year to generate topics and information to pass along, at times I actually wish I had more time and room.
March 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
There is another kind of list, of birds that are increasing in numbers. It’s no surprise that these are birds that have attracted special attention and special protection. Continue Reading
November 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The eagle’s death is a sad outcome, but the larger story about bald eagles is much more upbeat. The number of breeding eagles increased tenfold in the 1990s; in 2007, the eagle was removed from the government’s endangered species list and by 2010 eagles had become regular nesters in the Red River Valley. Continue Reading
November 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Experts determine broken wing beyond repairThere’ll be no live release, no place in a living educational display, no happy ending for a bald eagle with a broken wing that was rescued Tuesday afternoon along the Red Lake River in East Grand Forks.
November 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Rick Galstad was on his way home for lunch Tuesday afternoon when he saw something jump in front of his neighbor’s house on Ninth Street Southeast in East Grand Forks. That something turned out to be a bald eagle with a broken right wing. So began a scramble to find someone to rescue the distressed bird, which eventually crossed the street into a neighbor’s yard before jumping the dike to the Greenway along the Red Lake River. Continue Reading