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Arb Notes: Saved by the Bellwort

Tim Winter-Nelson May 22, 2020

Bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora) is a native wildflower of Minnesota, with large, yellow, conical, pendant flowers. It gets its common and scientific names from the shape of its flowers, which resemble...

Every Dam Day: My Life as a Beaver

Tim Winter-Nelson February 20, 2020

So, this Winter has been pretty rough for me. I built my lodge in Turtle Pond, again. I stashed hundreds of sticks bellow the surface, so that when the water iced over in the winter, I could slide through...

Grandma’s Restored Prairie Recipe

Tim Winter-Nelson October 18, 2019

Ingredients: Seeds from 60-80 species of grass, wildflower, and sedge.Land Instructions: The first step in making a prairie, as with any recipe, is the prep-work; in this case, of the soil. You...

Turtle-y awesome

Tim Winter-Nelson January 29, 2019

Turtles, nine species of which live in Minnesota, are really neat. Some evidence for turtles’ greatness: they are like “pond coyotes” in that they eat just about anything; all freshwater turtles...

Tree movement

Tim Winter-Nelson November 11, 2017

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