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DNR mission statement: Our mission is to work with citizens to conserve and manage the state's natural resources, to provide outdoor recreation opportunities, and to provide for commercial uses of natural resources in a way that creates a sustainable quality of life.
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map of region 1

Region 1: Northwestern


Greg Nelson,

Regional Director


Phone: 218-308-2700
Fax: 218-755-4024
2115 Birchmont Beach Rd NE
Bemidji, MN 56601

map of region 2

Region 2: Northeastern


Lori Dowling-Hanson,

Regional Director


Phone: 218-327-4455
Fax: 218-327-4263
1201 East Highway 2
Grand Rapids, MN 55744


map of region 3

Region 3: Central


Keith Parker,
Regional Director


Phone: 651-259-5800
Fax: 651-772-7977
1200 Warner Road
St. Paul, MN 55106

map of region 4

Region 4: Southern


Dennis Frederickson,
Regional Director


Phone: 507-359-6000
Fax: 507-359-6018
261 Highway 15 South
New Ulm, MN 56073