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Natural Resources News provides timely information, featured events, helpful resources and deep dives into natural resources and environmental issues.


rusty patched queen looking to make a nest in a messy corner
June 21, 2021

Pollinators are the glue holding our food system together and key connectors between the plant and animal world. This National Pollinators Week, learn how pollinators can help us appreciate and support our connections to the diversity of the natural world and each other.

A snowy owl flies through the air clutching its captured prey
January 6, 2021

Looking for ways to keep yourself busy this winter? Once a week for the next 12 weeks we will share a new nature activity for you to try, and we're kicking it off with owling!

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A bee on a thistle flower
May 8, 2020

As spring progresses and we follow Governor Walz’s #StayHomeMN order, many people are looking for ways to get outdoors and attract wildlife, particularly pollinators, to their yards and gardens. Luckily, UMN Extension and the UMN Bee Lab are ready for you!

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cows grazing among trees
May 7, 2019

Did you know that trees can be incorporated in many agricultural systems? The intentional integration of trees or shrubs with crops and animals in the same area is called agroforestry, and it results in a more diverse agricultural operation, increased profits, and conservation habitat improvement.

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Upcoming Natural Resources events

Elm Creek Veggies
Kanabec County Fairgrounds
Living Song Farm
Galilee Bible Camp, near Lake Bronson State Park
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