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  • Minnesota State Parks and Trails Winter Activity Guide
  • Winter trout fishing
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Dangerous Ice Conditions

With the milder weather, ice is deteriorating quickly and creating some potentially dangerous conditions. Ice that has thawed and refrozen is only HALF as strong as new, clear ice!


Statewide deer meetings

A series of 12 public engagement meetings to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota's first-ever deer management plan are scheduled Jan. 31-Feb. 28. Be part of the discussion in your area.

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Governor Dayton's Budget Proposal

The governor proposed modest user fee increases and additional general fund support for DNR. Learn more about the specific proposals and how Minnesotans would benefit.