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Byrd: Fathers are important

September 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Twenty-two years ago, an 11-year-old boy came face-to-face with a reality in which he no longer had a father. Continue Reading

Retired farmer’s contraption aims to attract birds of prey

June 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LYNCHBURG As it stands, Arlo Anderson has a very lonely pole towering over the middle of one of his farm fields. He planted the pole this spring in the hope of attracting a new neighbor an eagle or a hawk. Continue Reading

A bird’s-eye view of fairgrounds

July 26, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

It’s not uncommon for birds to build nests in and around man-made structures. But one kind of bird is taking it to new heights.
An osprey nest was found built on top of a light pole at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Continue Reading

High water problems on Green Lake in Spicer, Minn.

July 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

No quick fix Continue Reading

Restoring lost habitat

May 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Shoreline restoration protects and improves water, fishing in west central Minnesota Continue Reading

The buzz on this nest

September 9, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

A reader sent in photos of a pair of nests that were built this year in birch trees near her home on Lake Brophy. Continue Reading