Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently took a road trip to the Pembina Gorge in northeastern North Dakota. The Pembina Gorge extends from the Canadian border west of Walhalla and encompasses one of the largest uninterrupted blocks of woodlands in North Dakota of approximately 12,500 acres and the longest segment of unaltered river valley in the state. Surging waters carved …
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently visited White Horse Hill National Game Preserve near St. Michael, N.D. White Horse Hill is a 1,674-acre national wildlife refuge that was initially established as a national park on April 27, 1904 under the National Park Service. In 1914, it was further designated by Congress as a big game preserve. And in 1931, it was …
These signs of spring in Bemidji State Park caught the eye of Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert this past week.
An evening stroll along the Red River provided Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert an opportunity to capture the beauty of the night sky recently.
Sunsets over a lake often present some of the nicest outdoor viewing of the day, as these images from photographer Michael Bogert’s bear out.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert has been on the road this month. Here are just a few of the amazing shots he’s taken on his travels.
The spring migration of birds is well underway, and many of them have recently caught the eye of Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert made a jaunt into northwestern Minnesota recently, and one of his stops was Itasca State, home of the Mississippi River headwaters and destination’s namesake lake as well many other small bodies of water.
Spring was a late arrival in the Northland his year, but now things are starting to take shape, as these images from Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert will attest.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently has spent time capturing nature sights the past few weeks of summer, flora and fauna alike
Lake Beltrami provided some excellent opportunities to photographer Michael Bogert on a recent excursion to Minnesota Lake Country.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert has been spending some quality time in the great outdoors lately, capturing images of wildlife and its surroundings.
March 1 signals the start of meteorological spring. One day, it might be record-breaking warmth; the next, a storm or blizzard strikes. Well this year, the former has been case, as unseasonably high temperatures in the Red River Valley of the North have been setting records. These Canada geese, as captured by Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert, may or may not …
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert made his way around the Greater Grand Forks area recently and captured these fall images of flora, fauna and more.
Fall’s colors are in bursting everywhere, including Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D., and Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert was there to catch the stunning sights.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently made a trip White Horse Hill National Game Preserve, a 1,674-acre national wildlife refuge sitting on the south shores of Devils Lake, about 10 miles south of the city of Devils Lake, N.D. The refuge was first established April 27, 1904, as Sullys Hill National Park. It was designated by Congress as a big game preserve in 1914 …
Mary Lake Trail is one of eight hiking trails located within Itasca State Park, south of Bagley, Minn. Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently navigated the trail, all the way to Mary Lake, one of several small lakes that dot the park’s landscape. Located in Lake Alice Township, the 1.2-mile trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running and nature …
Three Island Lake County Park was the destination recently for Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert. The quaint park is located in Beltrami County, 12 miles north of Bemidji, Minn. The scenic Turtle River flows from the mouth of Three Island Lake providing spectacular views, rolling terrain and a diverse plant ecology. The park was deeded to the county in 1967 …
A family of loons caught the eye of Grand Forks photograph Michael Bogert during a recent sojourn into Minnesota lake country.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert was in the perfect spot to capture this sequence of a mallard hen settling in for a landing.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert captured these images before storms rambled across Minnesota lake country early Tuesday morning.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert found something to quack about in his outdoor travels this past week.
Grand Fork photographer Michael Bogert didn’t have to travel very far — the English Coulee — to capture these images of waterfowl frolicking in along the banks and in the water of the waterway.
An avid birdwatcher would do well to follow Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert.
A trip to the countryside is truly a great way to view nature at its best, and there is no better way to view it than through the keen eye of photographer Michael Bogert.
The warm weather of the past few days brought out the pheasants as well as photographer Michael Bogert.
Photographer Michael Bogert captured the solitude of the countryside during the winter on a recent trip outside the city.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert and his wife, Mary Bauer, recently returned from a trip to that took them through North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. Sights taken in included Yellowstone National Park, Lucky Peak Recreation Area, Payette River and the Badlands and Sully’s Hill in North Dakota. These images are just a portion of what caught his eye.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert’s travels in Grand Forks County this past month took him to many places, including wetlands, farmyards and a city park.
It wouldn’t be a stretch to call Minnesota lake country paradise. And in that paradise live many different types of birds. Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently captured these images of just a few of them.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently hiked into Big Bog Lake in Lake Bemidji State Park, following a winding boardwalk through a spruce/tamarack bog, on the way viewing pitcher plants, sundews, orchids and other plants.
Hummingbirds going about their business of feeding is a sight to behold, as these images from Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert can attest.
Lake Bemidji State Park offers a variety of things to do for people in search of outdoor adventure. Located on the north end of Lake Bemidji in northwestern Minnesota, the park touts a sandy beach; hiking and biking trails; boat, canoe and kayak rental; a children’s playground; volleyball court and year-round naturalist programs as well as wildlife viewing and marvelous …
The first visits to the lake in the spring are always an adventure. See what caught Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert’s eye on his recent jaunts around Fox Lake and Lake Bemidji in northwestern Minnesota.
The National Council On Education for the Ceramic Arts held its 53rd annual conference this past weekend at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Founded in 1966, NCECA was created to serve the interests of ceramics as an art form and in creative education the United States. Most major American ceramic artists since the 1970s, including Frances Senska, Paul Soldner, Peter Voulkos and Rudy Autio have been …
Spring has arrived in the Red River Valley, but vestiges of winter remain as these recent wildlife images from Grand Fork photographer Michael Bogert bear out.
Nature can be colorful, as these stunning images from Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert demonstrate.
Enjoy a beautiful sunset over Lake Movil in northwestern Minnesota, courtesy of Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently spent four days at the lake, and here are some of the images he captured.
Monarch butterflies are a sight to see. Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently observed this one while it was feasting on a milkweed plant, perhaps looking for a place to lay its eggs.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert took in Happy Harry’s Blues on the Red concert Saturday night in downtown Grand Forks. The Chicago Rhythm and Blues Kings headlined the show.
Photographer Michael Bogert found this assortment of wildlife on a recent visit to Minnesota lake country.
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert recently happened upon this bald eagle nest near Lake Bemidji in northwestern Minnesota, just in time to see the male fly off to find something for dinner for its mate and little one(s).
Grand Forks photographer Michael Bogert captured these beautiful images over a one-hour period this weekend while sitting on a dock on a northwestern Minnesota lake.