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Starry stonewort confirmed in Bowen Lake in Cass County, Turtle River Lake in Beltrami County

Published on August 15, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the invasive algae starry stonewort in Bowen Lake, near Backus in Cass County and in Turtle River Lake, near the city of Turtle River in Beltrami County.


Hunters asked not to shoot ear-tagged, radio-collared research bears

Published on August 15, 2022

Collared bears provide important management data.


DNR invites conversation about deer

Published on August 15, 2022

Public can talk with local wildlife staff about deer in their area and upcoming hunting season changes.


Harvest slot relaxed for fall walleye fishing on Mille Lacs

Published on August 15, 2022

Lower than expected catch rates, summer harvest allows regulation adjustment.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 15

Published on August 15, 2022

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


DNR adds new entertainment, presentations to 2022 State Fair lineup

Published on August 15, 2022

The 2022 theme is Connecting People to the Outdoors.


DNR responds to continuing drought conditions

Published on August 12, 2022

As drought conditions continue in parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is carefully monitoring the situation and taking steps as outlined in the Minnesota Statewide Drought Plan.


Barrier at Lake Bella in Nobles County stops 140 invasive carp

Published on August 12, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been notified of a fish kill that included 140 invasive carp below the Lake Bella Dam in Nobles County.


DNR, USFWS using eDNA to learn about invasive carp

Published on August 12, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been using environmental DNA (or eDNA) technology to detect invasive carp in the St. Croix, Mississippi and Minnesota rivers.


Wild rice season opens soon, but harvesters must ensure rice is ripe

Published on August 8, 2022

The DNR offers tips for those new to harvesting or considering taking up the activity .


DNR to host public meeting on CWD in Climax area Aug. 22

Published on August 8, 2022

Hunters need to know about changes to hunting regulations and CWD sampling this deer season.


DNR to host public meeting on CWD in Grand Rapids area Aug. 23

Published on August 8, 2022

Hunters need to know about changes to hunting regulations and CWD sampling this deer season.


DNR to hold 2 online confiscated equipment auctions

Published on August 8, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has scheduled two public auctions of confiscated fishing, hunting and trapping equipment, one on Saturday, Aug. 27 and the other on Saturday, Oct. 1.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 8

Published on August 8, 2022

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


Zebra mussels confirmed in Embarrass Mine Pit in St. Louis County

Published on August 4, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in the Embarrass Mine Pit, also known as the Sabin Mine Pit, near Aurora in St. Louis County.


Hunting regulations, deer hunting licenses now available

Published on August 1, 2022

Plentiful opportunities will greet deer hunters this fall.


DNR announces CWD sampling changes

Published on August 1, 2022

As part of an adaptive approach to chronic wasting disease management statewide, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is broadening the options this year for hunters to get their deer tested for CWD.


Attend deer season webinar, contribute to deer conversations

Published on August 1, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites all hunters to attend an informational webinar on new deer hunting regulations at noon Wednesday, Aug. 3.


DNR seeks input on proposed special fishing regulations

Published on August 1, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for input on several special fishing regulation proposals.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 1

Published on August 1, 2022

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


Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Koronis in Stearns County

Published on August 1, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Lake Koronis, near Paynesville in Stearns County.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Limestone Lake in Wright County

Published on July 28, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Limestone Lake, near Clearwater in Wright County.


Ruffed grouse counts up unexpectedly from last year

Published on July 28, 2022

Sharp-tailed grouse population also sees increase in east-central Minnesota


DNR accepting applications for several fisheries, wildlife advisory committees

Published on July 28, 2022

Minnesotans can apply online through Sept. 16 to serve on several committees that advise the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources about fisheries and wildlife topics.


Declining water levels in parts of state affecting boat launches and retrievals

Published on July 27, 2022

Low water levels, resulting from below-average rainfall in much of the southern third of Minnesota in June and July, are making boat launching and retrieval challenging at many lakes and rivers, especially in the Twin Cities metro area.