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DNR opens application period for reimbursement of well interference costs resulting from the 2021 drought

Published on February 3, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages well owners, high-capacity water appropriators and water suppliers to apply for reimbursement of costs associated with the resolution of well interferences that occurred during the 2021 drought.


DNR, MPCA forming work groups to plan 3M PFAS settlement grant process

Published on January 31, 2023

Applications sought for Resident Work Group.


Pheasant feeding discouraged despite snowy winter

Published on January 30, 2023

Well-meaning practice can put wildlife in harm’s way.


DNR celebrates EagleCam’s first decade

Published on January 30, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is celebrating 10 years of the EagleCam, a popular annual livestream of a bald eagle nest in Minnesota.


Use the winter to prepare for spring turkey hunting

Published on January 30, 2023

Imagine sitting in the woods on a spring morning with wildflowers in bloom, trees budding bright green and birds overhead migrating back to Minnesota. Then a turkey gobbles in the distance, responding to a turkey call.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 30

Published on January 30, 2023

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.


One Minnesota Budget includes critical funding for the DNR

Published on January 24, 2023

Investments to connect people to the outdoors, mitigate and adapt to climate change, manage natural resources proactively, and address operational needs.


New DNR tool provides health information for thousands of lakes

Published on January 23, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has created a new online tool, called the Watershed Health Assessment Framework for Lakes (WHAF for Lakes), providing easy access to water quality and health information for thousands of Minnesota lakes.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 23

Published on January 23, 2023

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.


DNR invites public to discuss ideas for Boot Lake habitat improvements

Published on January 17, 2023

Meeting planned for Jan. 24 in Windom


DNR looking to fill 200 paid summer internships

Published on January 17, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for passionate and dedicated students interested in learning more about natural resource careers through paid summer internships.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 17

Published on January 17, 2023

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.


DNR urges snowmobile riders to ride safely ahead of long weekend

Published on January 12, 2023

Recent heavy snowfall has made for excellent snowmobiling conditions throughout the state, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to remind eager riders to make safety a priority.


DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota

Published on January 9, 2023

Public can document elk observations using new elk sightings tool on the DNR website


DNR invites public input on deer population goals

Published on January 9, 2023

Portions of east and south-central Minnesota to be evaluated


Minnesota DNR’s newest conservation officers hit the field

Published on January 9, 2023

15 new officers assumed their stations Jan. 4


Minnesotans fish free with kids Jan. 14-16

Published on January 9, 2023

DNR urges everyone to take proper precautions on the ice


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 9

Published on January 9, 2023

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.


Grand Rapids lakes offer trout angling fun starting Jan. 14

Published on January 3, 2023

DNR stocking efforts help ensure diverse angling opportunities.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 3

Published on January 3, 2023

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.


Winter contingency pumping at Canisteo Mine Pit may cause unsafe ice conditions

Published on December 30, 2022

DNR urges people to stay off the ice at the Canisteo Mine Pit, nearby wetlands, Holman Lake.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 27

Published on December 27, 2022

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.


DNR offers new addition to annual Roundtable event

Published on December 27, 2022

Registration open to the general public.


Some Minnesota state parks to host First Day Hikes Jan. 1

Published on December 23, 2022

First Day Hikes will take place at 11 Minnesota state parks on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, as part of a nationwide effort to connect people with the outdoors.


Minnesota DNR shares 2022 accomplishments

Published on December 23, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has released a summary of some of its major accomplishments in 2022.