About the DNR

About the DNR

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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Offices and Divisions

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Administrative Regions map PDF | Area Office Locator

map of region 1

Region 1: Northwestern

Rita Albrecht, 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

Patty Thielen, Regional Director

Phone: 218-328-8783
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
21371 State Highway 15 South
New Ulm, MN 56073