Nature

Bull elk charges, knocks down woman near Rocky Mountain National Park [video]

Wildlife officials in Colorado are warning people to keep their distance from elk during their mating season after a bull charged people, knocked a woman down and repeatedly butted her with its antlers. Video shows the elk running toward people Thursday near the visitor center in Estes Park near Rocky Mountain National Park. The woman escaped after public works employee Brian…

Lake Nokomis fish struggle in overflow [video]

According to a Twitter post by J.D. Burton, “Large muskies swept out of Lake Nokomis by the floods are now struggling on the running path. They’re too big and the overflow is too shallow for them to get back.” Below, a video by Burton, accompanying the Twitter post, shows the fish churning in the shallow water. Later, officials there reportedly…

2018 Summer Lower Fox Demo Farm Field Day [video]

The Lower Fox Demonstration Farms Network is a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative project designed to showcase and demonstrate leading-edge conservation practices that improve Great Lakes water quality by reducing phosphorus from entering Green Bay and Lake Michigan. The partnership is the first of its kind in the Great Lakes region and it consists of eight producers within the Fox River…