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Cold water dangers

Anglers, boaters, and paddlers are taking advantage of early ice-out on water bodies across the state. Please remember the water remains dangerously cold and an unexpected fall in can turn tragic quickly. Wearing a life jacket is one of the best ways to stay safe.

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Ride safely

The off-highway vehicle season is kicking into full swing. Stay safe out there by always wearing a helmet and seat belt (if the machine is equipped with one), riding sober, and actively supervising young riders.

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Funding for the Future

The 4 The Outdoors report shares findings from our exploration into the future of conservation and outdoor recreation in Minnesota. Read the full report and help us take action toward sustainable funding for the future.

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