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Category Archives: Summer
Mind in the Waters
Some of us would rather spend our lives underwater. The welcome arms of nature allows us to become part of something that is greater than ourselves. Editor note: Click the photo to get a full screen view. Poetry … Continue reading
Touch the Sky
Photos and text by Julie, Jim, Curran Ikhaml, and the Old Naturalist. The town of Luverne is in the Southwestern corner of Minnesota and is a very interesting areas for a naturalists, geologists, and historians. The Ikhamls take us on … Continue reading
Posted in Nature Notes, Summer 5 Comments
Hidden Beauty in Murky Water
Minnehaha Creek flows out of Lake Minnetonka and lot of fish go over the dam during the spring runoff. I love to snorkel here until the creek gets too polluted by all the human activity on the lake. Winter is … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Photography/Art, Summer 1 Comment
Saving the Planet, One Weed at a Time
For the past 21 years, four of us have transformed an abandoned lot into a native prairie. The project has given us an opportunity to express ourselves as guardians of the Earth. What would our Earth be like, if all … Continue reading
Posted in Nature Guardians, Summer 5 Comments
Alone on a Mountaintop – Wolf Ridge Poet Society
Sixty teenagers ranging in age from 11 – 17 years old in the Northwoods. If you would like to be inspired and feel a burst of creative energy, read what is in the heart of these children. Listening, looking, and … Continue reading
Posted in Connecting to Nature, Nature Poetry, Photography/Art, Summer 3 Comments
After an hour of exploring the backwaters of the creek, I turned towards shore and I saw a muskie following about 6 feet behind me. When I turned toward it, the muskie did not move away. This 3 foot fish … Continue reading
Posted in Nature Notes, Photography/Art, Summer 4 Comments
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A Creative Contribution by Patricia Hauser Shorewood, MN. Something about Patricia’s watercolors really touched me. … Continue reading
Posted in Photography/Art, Summer 2 Comments
Bees, Wasps and Hornets Yellow Jacket Bumblebee – There are over 15 species of bumblebee in MN Honey Bee Bee Fly … Continue reading
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Bees, Wasps and Other Pollinators
What do you know about bees and wasps? I would assume probably as little as myself. For most of my adult life, I believed that all bees/wasps stung (not true). The only bees/wasps I knew were the common ones that … Continue reading
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