About the DNR

The DNR is committed to creating a healthy, sustainable, and livable Minnesota for you. We are dedicated to protecting and managing land, water, fish and wildlife -- and providing access to outdoor recreation opportunities. Learn more about our mission and get details on our Conservation Agenda.

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Contact us

Call or email our Information Center with natural resource questions, to reach a conservation officer or to order publications. Report a violation in progress. Find a regional DNR office near you.

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2021 accomplishments overview

Through 2021, the DNR made important progress toward the mission, goals, and priorities in our strategic plan. Review our high-level overview of key accomplishments in several priority areas.

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Public engagement opportunities

There are many ways to engage with us. One way is to provide input on active "Engage with DNR" projects through surveys, forums and more. Register today and share your thoughts.

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Jobs and career resources

Find Your Wild Life. Join our team of over 3,000 professionals. Help to conserve and manage Minnesota’s natural resources. We offer competitive pay and benefits. Learn how to setup a job search agent and apply for DNR jobs.  

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Volunteer with DNR

Volunteers help to preserve and enhance Minnesota's natural beauty for the enjoyment of people of all ages, interests and abilities. Opportunities are available throughout the state.