Cooperating for conservation
The Fish and Wildlife Division works with Minnesotans to manage, conserve and enhance the state's wildlife, fishes and the habitats on which they depend.
Comment on proposed fishing regulations
Anglers are invited to weigh in on proposed special fishing regulations that, if adopted, would become effective next year.
Comment on wolf plan update
You can share your thoughts online as the DNR updates the state's wolf management plan.
Learn about wolves in webinars
Anyone can learn more about wolves in Minnesota during International Wolf Center webinars.
Pheasant hunting looks good this year
Pheasant hunters are getting moving out into the fields, and the DNR's annual roadside pheasant survey showed an increase this year.
Learn to deer hunt classes continue
nyone who wants to learn how to hunt deer can register and participate in a series of online classes that continues through mid-October.
Deer hunters: log your observations
An online questionnaire will make it easier for Minnesota deer hunters to report wildlife they see during their hunts this year.
Cisco and whitefish sport netting opens
Recreational netting for cisco, also referred to as tullibee, and whitefish is open this fall on designated lakes.
Hunter walking trails provide access
The DNR maintains hunter walking trails as easy ways to travel by foot and hunt.
DNR tests for industrial chemicals in deer
The DNR will test liver and muscle samples from deer for PFAS.
Small game survey results available
The annual survey estimates hunter numbers and harvest for two dozen species.
Early antlerless season expands
The DNR has expanded the early antlerless deer season, Oct. 15-18, to include more deer permit areas.
Mandatory carcass movement restrictions
Hunters in CWD management and control zones need to follow these restrictions.
Youth deer season continues
The popular youth deer hunting season is again statewide.
CWD sampling changes this year
Voluntary CWD sampling and self-service stations among changes this year.