The glow of a firefly is much more appreciated than the sound of a mosquito buzzing around your head. But Dr. Susan Weller, director of the Bell Museum, says the reason we’re seeing more of each bug this summer could be one in the same. “Our very cold spring slowed down the development of our early summer fireflies, so they’re emerging now,” Weller said.
It was the catch of a lifetime, but outgoing University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks is parting ways with his big fish.
A program called Project Birdsafe is working to figure out why birds crash into certain buildings, and see if anything can be done to stop them.
Earth Day is still a couple months away, but we’ve reached the point in winter where we’re all entirely ready to accelerate our arrival to springtime, by any means necessary.
Long gone are the days of thinking of museums only as stuffy places made for art snobs and class field trips. In Minnesota, we have an abundance of museums and they are all so different. That’s why we put together a list of 10 museums you need to check out on the state.