‘It will take an act of Congress.’

Four people stand in a line in front of a sign that reads: Welcome to White Horse Hill Sunka Wakan Ska Paha National Game Preserve
Senator Hoeven, Former Secretary Treasurer Lonna Street, Chairman Yankton, and Senator Cramer announcing the name change of Sully’s Hill National Game Preserve to White Horse Hill National Game Preserve. Photo by Colleen Graue, USFWS.

That’s what Demus McDonald, a Dakota elder from the Spirit Lake Tribe in North Dakota, was told when he first proposed to change the name of Sullys Hill National Game Preserve to White Horse Hill National Game Preserve in northeast North Dakota. The Game Preserve is a part of the…

trees with thousands of holes with acorns stuffed in them
An acorn woodpecker granary tree. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Bruno

Do you get an uncomfortable, maybe even a queasy feeling, whenever you see clusters of small holes or bumps? You may have trypophobia, a.k.a the fear or aversion of seeing such sights! Some of these images may be triggering to some, but they’re just part of nature. …

WARNING: Monsters, ghosts, and some of horror’s spookiest specters lie ahead. Are you prepared to face the undead? Read on to see what lurks in the darkness you might fear... But if you love wildlife, then you’re in the clear.

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Creatures with glowing eyes lurking behind trees at night
What is lurking in the darkness? Tenor.

You’re camping on a cool night.

It’s that time, again — whether it’s Halloween, Día de los Muertos, Samhain, or just another fall day — monsters, ghosts, and creepy creatures are filling news feeds and many people are living on a diet of junk food and horror movies.

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Frankenstein’s Monster. Giphy.

As we move into the spookiest season, monsters…

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