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Flora and fauna of Vadnais Lake - Press Pubs


Press Pubs
Numerous flora and fauna were spotted along the shores of Vadnais Lake in Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park on a June afternoon. The lake is home to wild iris of the Southern Blueflag variety. The flower is one of two irises native to Minnesota.

Free for All: The Five Best Free Events This Week - Westword


Westword
Spend the Centennial State's 142nd anniversary at Barr Lake State Park, admiring the flora and fauna at the Colorado Day BioBlitz. Presented in coordination with Anythink Libraries' Backyard Wilderness exhibition at Wright Farms, as BioBlitz you can ...

Petrak: Day at the beach a lesson in geology, ecology and human ... - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune
Columnist Lynn Petrak reflects on lessons learned on the beaches of Lake Michigan, mostly patience and love of nature.

Buena Vista Lake Shrew, Sorex ornatus relictus

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