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June 11, 2019
The National Weather Service says smoke from Canadian wildfires could spur spectacular sunsets in the Northland. News Tribune file
Canada's wildfire season is off to a ferocious start
June 11, 2019 - 8:26am
June 6, 2019
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is asking people to watch for lone star ticks and submit pictures and information by email at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Special to Forum News Service
North Dakotans asked to help identify lone star ticks
June 6, 2019 - 5:51pm
June 5, 2019
The intake structure and embankment of the Garrison Dam sits on Lake Sakakawea, near Riverdale. Jessica Holdman / Bismarck Tribune
Water level rises in Lake Sakakawea as Missouri River runoff nears 200% of normal
June 5, 2019 - 7:42am
June 2, 2019
Asher Kingery (center), project specialist with the International Water Institute, talks about the River of Dreams project with seventh-graders from Schroeder Middle School on Wednesday on the Greenway in Lincoln Park. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Launch of miniature canoes highlights River of Dreams watershed education program
June 2, 2019 - 7:48am
May 31, 2019
Water backed up behind Garrison Dam is now expected to surpass earlier projections but will remain below spillway level. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cites downstream flooding as the reason for cutting back on the amount of water being released through Garrison Dam. Kim Fundingsland / Minot Daily News
Lake Sakakawea rising, holding back water: Corps of Engineers aims to alleviate downstream flooding
May 31, 2019 - 7:21pm
May 22, 2019
Waves from Lake Superior crash into a wall along a section of Lakewalk near the corner of the lake in Canal Park Wednesday afternoon May 22. The section of the Lakewalk is closed to repair damage caused by high water levels and large waves from previous storms. Lake Superior is above its all-time record level for the month of May surpassing the record levels recorded in May of 1986.. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Great Lakes hit record May levels after winter snows, heavy rains
May 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Beekeepers in the U.S. and elsewhere reported an increase in honeybee deaths over the past year, possibly the result of erratic weather patterns brought on by a changing climate.
EPA blocks pesticides harmful to bees
May 22, 2019 - 6:27pm
A deer tick (left) and an American dog tick, more commonly known as a woodtick, are shown side by side for comparison in April 2010 at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D. With tick season at hand, the North Dakota Department of Health is recommending people take precautions. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tick population is booming. Is climate change to blame? Will tick-borne diseases increase?
May 22, 2019 - 12:33pm
May 20, 2019
Rachel Johnson, the new collections manager for the National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown, N.D., getting ready to work in the upgraded Buffalo Hall of Fame on May 9, 2019. Tom LaVenture / Forum News Service
Jamestown's National Buffalo Museum hires first curator
May 20, 2019 - 5:24pm
May 17, 2019
Red panda at the Red River Zoo in 2009.
Missing red panda found in tree near Fargo zoo
May 17, 2019 - 10:37am
May 6, 2019
A photo of Fargo's 1897 flood from the USDA's report on Red River flooding, a 1922 document that suggested a diversion on the Wild Rice River and clearing the Red's channel of trees and debris from Wahpeton, N.D., to Canada.
McFeely: A century ago, a call for a diversion to stop Red River flooding
May 6, 2019 - 7:03pm
April 30, 2019
A red-bellied woodpecker in the District of Columbia's Rock Creek Park. The eBird Project blends birdwatchers' sightings with satellite photos and data about many species. The combination produces precise digital maps predicting when and where threatened and endangered birds migrate. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary.
A new effort to save birds pinpoints in amazing detail where they fly
April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Phyllis Johnson, who is a former University of North Dakota vice president for research and economic development as well as a U.S. Department of Agriculture senior executive and scientist, mixes her strong stance on climate change with religion when she visits Lutheran churches in eastern North Dakota. She is a vice president of the Eastern North Dakota Synod. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Longtime research leader says addressing climate change is the 'Christian thing to do'
April 30, 2019 - 6:00am
April 28, 2019
A melting iceberg in Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, June 14, 2014.  (Michael Kirby Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
New EPA document tells communities to brace for climate change impacts
April 28, 2019 - 12:30pm
April 22, 2019
Red sprites brightened the night sky west of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, April 17.   Photo for The Washington Post courtesy of Paul Smith
Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma
April 22, 2019 - 1:34pm