Minnesota DNR text to subscribe offerings

Sign up to receive notifications from the DNR via SMS (text messaging) on your phone. A link to a web page will usually be included to provide an update.


By texting one of the following text strings below MNDNR (KEYWORD) to 66468, you will be signed up to receive SMS (text messages) on your phone from the Minnesota DNR. Be sure to make sure your smart phone does not add a space between keywords. They are listed as one word and need to be texted that way in order for the subscription request to work properly.


  • Text MNDNR FALL to 66468 and you will be subscribed to the DNR's fall color report.
  • Text MNDNR SURPLUS to 66468 and you will be subscribed to the DNR's surplus equipment updates.
  • Text MNDNR WEEKLYREPORT to 66468 and you will be subscribed to the DNR's news releases.


  • To unsubscribe from any SMS list, the next time you receive an SMS message, simply reply MNDNR STOP to cancel / unsubscribe.
  • If you have trouble Unsubscribing, please contact [email protected] or our information center at 888-646-6367. Be sure to provide your phone number and what list you would like to be unsubscribed from.

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AIS News - Aquatic Invasive SpeciesAISThis list will keep you informed about changes to aquatic invasive species laws and species information such as invasive carp, zebra mussels, spiny waterflea, Eurasian watermilfoil, purple loosestrife, starry stonewort and more.
CO Weekly ReportWEEKLYREPORTReceive notification when the weekly report of Conservation Officer activities is available online. (Tuesday mornings)
Confiscated hunting and fishing equipment auctionsCONSALEUsed to inform the public about upcoming confiscated hunting and fishing equipment auctions. These are held on an as needed basis.
DNR Public News ReleasesNEWSSign up to receive all news releases and other news from the DNR. These are usually sent out on Mondays and Thursdays but can come at any time as needed. This list is not meant for media. If you are with the media, please contact [email protected]
DNR Volunteer NewsVOLUNTEERReceive quarterly emails on updated seasonal volunteer positions with the Minnesota DNR. Special volunteer opportunities, trainings, and news will be sent out occasionally.
Fall Colors UpdateFALLUntil the leaves fall off, we'll notify you each Thursday with a list of all the Minnesota state parks where fall colors are peaking that week.
Fire Danger InformationFIREWildfire Information about fire danger rating and current burning restrictions for the State of Minnesota. Maps are updated daily during spring, summer and fall fire seasons.
Lake Superior summer fishingSUPERIORFISHINGReceive updates about Lake Superior summer fishing conditions.
Legislative NewsLEGISLATIVEReceive weekly updates on the legislative session related to the DNR on policy and budget related issues. Also includes summary documents and other related information pertaining to legislative interactions related to the DNR.
North Shore streams and smelt updateSHORESTREAMSReceive North Shore streams and smelt updates.
Recreation SafetyRECSAFETYSeasonal safety checklists and tips for boating, snowmobiling, hunting and off-roading. Plus, updates on law changes, safety products and more.
SNA NewsletterNATURENOTESSign up to receive periodic news and event listings for volunteers of Scientific and Natural Areas.  
Surplus Equipment AuctionsSURPLUSThis list will notify subscribers of auctions where DNR equipment will be auctioned off, usually through the Department of Administration.
WebCam - Eagle CamEAGLECAMThis list will keep you up to date on happenings with the DNR's eagle web cam.
WebCam - St. Paul Peregrine camFALCONCAMUpdates on nesting peregrine falcons from the DNR camera in downtown St. Paul.


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