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AVMA fellow places with Minnesota congresswoman

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Betty McCollum of Minnesota as part of the AVMA Fellowship Program. Mariah Lancaster will spend the next year as a scientific adviser in the office of U.S.

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Minnesota VMA – Feb. 2-4, 2023

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The Minnesota VMA held its annual meeting from Feb. 2-4 in Minneapolis. The MVMA presented awards and seated new officials.

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What is the State Bird of Minnesota?

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Those eerie calls come from the Common Loon, the state bird of Minnesota. Minnesota legislators named the loon their state bird in 1961, as their state has more Common Loons than any other barring Alaska. Minnesota legislators named the loon their state bird in 1961, as their state has more Common Loons than any other barring Alaska.

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Midwest Veterinary Supply sentenced to one year probation, pays $11M for misbranded drugs

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Minnesota-based drug company Midwest Veterinary Supply recently was sentenced to one year of probation and agreed to pay more than $11 million in criminal fines and forfeiture for unlawfully distributing more than $10 million in misbranded drugs from 2011-21.

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Minnesota, a Winter Owl Wonderland

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As for myself, in January of 2013, I finally took a much anticipated trip up to their world of ice and snow in northeastern Minnesota in search of them. My first day in Minnesota included a visit to Sax-Zim Bog, the most famous (and rightly so) birding hotspot in the region.

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BP Oil Spill Effecting Minnesota Birds

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The spill that keeps on giving – now petroleum compounds and the chemicals used to clean up the oil from BP’s massive spill two years ago in the Gulf of Mexico are showing up in eggs of breeding birds in Minnesota.

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10,000 Birds goes eBirding – Part II

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A few states still have no checklists at all: Nebraska , Minnesota , Iowa , Kentucky , West Virginia , Mississippi , and Alabama. In contrast, the Collaborative has checklists from all but one of the 20 states with the most checklists, the exception being Minnesota. Even the nation’s capital has been ignored.