Moose research

Moose cow leading calf in winter near Grand Marias, Minn.


Iconic preservation

Accurately documenting what's killing Minnesota moose may help researchers find ways to slow the continuing population decline of this iconic, awe-inspiring inhabitant of Minnesota's northwoods.

A cow and calf moose spotted during a fly over

No better, no worse

Northeastern Minnesota's moose population remains stable for the eighth consectutive year.
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A collared, days-old moose calf

Moose study findings

DNR's multi-faceted studies are providing important information to help DNR make management decisions.
Calf project findings »
Adult project summary »

A cow moose

Managing Minnesota moose

The moose management plan outlines how DNR will approach management of the state's declining moose population.
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