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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.


Snow impacting access to state parks, trails

Published on December 22, 2022

Recent significant snow events are impacting winter recreation access in state parks and trails in northern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Heavy, wet snowfall last week made many roads and trails impassable and cut power to several state parks. Additional snow and bitter cold temperatures this week further impacted conditions at some state parks and trails across Minnesota.


DNR warns that slush weighs down ice, increases risk

Published on December 22, 2022

Last week’s snowstorm that dropped heavy, wet snow across much of the state has significantly affected ice conditions, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Minnesota’s updated wolf plan strengthens wolf conservation

Published on December 20, 2022

Plan guides DNR’s approach to wolf management.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 19

Published on December 19, 2022

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


5 easy ways to get outdoors this winter

Published on December 15, 2022

Wondering how to get outside and enjoy the outdoors this winter? The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has some great no- and low-cost activities open to everyone.


Sediment reduction work begins in Kingsbury Creek watershed

Published on December 15, 2022

West Duluth and Proctor residents will see more construction equipment moving into the area, as a sediment reduction project began in the Kingsbury Creek watershed in early December.