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2020 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener Postponed

Published on August 4, 2020

The 10th annual Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener will be postponed to Oct. 8-9, 2021 in Fairmont.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on August 3, 2020

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


Campground at Whitewater State Park getting upgrade

Published on August 3, 2020

One of Minnesota’s most popular state parks is getting an upgrade this summer to better serve campers, thanks to state bonds and dedicated funds from the Parks and Trails Legacy Amendment.


DNR fisheries crews use technology to learn more about Minnesota River’s flathead catfish population

Published on August 3, 2020

Catfish are hard fighters and catching them can be an adventure for anglers, some of whom spend evening and night hours plying major rivers with sturdy rods and reels loaded with heavy line.


Owatonna man is 2019 firearms safety instructor of the year

Published on July 30, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has named Dave Olson of Owatonna as the 2019 firearms safety instructor of the year.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Bowstring Lake in Itasca County

Published on July 29, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Bowstring Lake, located mostly within the Leech Lake Reservation in Itasca County.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on July 28, 2020

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


Minnesota DNR awarded $1.1 million federal grant to protect coastal resources

Published on July 28, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will use a $1.1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the work of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, fund three significant local projects and continue the program’s quarterly Short Term Action Request (STAR) grants.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Long Lake in Hubbard County, Pickerel Lake in Otter Tail County

Published on July 23, 2020

Zebra mussels confirmed in Long Lake in Hubbard County, Pickerel Lake in Otter Tail County


Report oak wilt in Cass and Crow Wing counties

Published on July 23, 2020

Invasive oak wilt is progressing northward in Minnesota into Cass and Crow Wing counties.


Payments in lieu of taxes help counties fund important public services

Published on July 23, 2020

DNR has notified counties about annual payments


Campground improvements greet campers at Temperance River State Park

Published on July 23, 2020

A new energy efficient shower building has opened in the upper campground at Temperance River State Park on Minnesota’s North Shore.


Coon Rapids woman is 2019 ATV safety instructor of the year

Published on July 20, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has named Janelle Secord, an ATV safety instructor in Coon Rapids, as the 2019 ATV safety instructor of the year.


Hunters will have more opportunities to harvest deer this season

Published on July 20, 2020

Regulation books online today, licenses available Aug. 1


Zebra mussels confirmed in Long Lake in Becker County

Published on July 16, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Long Lake, near Detroit Lakes in Becker County.


Miner’s Mountain Road to be reconstructed

Published on July 16, 2020

The approximately 1-mile road leading from the Miner’s Mountain Rally Center to the Huntington Mine overlook will be closed from mid-July to early fall for reconstruction and amenity upgrades.


Research on trumpeter swan movements underway

Published on July 16, 2020

DNR Nongame Wildlife Program highlights success story and research as another important step in trumpeter swan conservation


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on July 16, 2020

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


DNR hosts a virtual open house for conversations about deer

Published on July 16, 2020

Public can join to learn about upcoming hunting season changes and ask deer-related questions


DNR removes 18 invasive carp from Little Sioux River watershed in southwestern Minnesota

Published on July 16, 2020

The DNR removed 18 invasive carp from the Little Sioux River watershed near the Iowa border in southwestern Minnesota July 8 during a capture operation.


Eurasian watermilfoil confirmed in Big Mantrap Lake

Published on July 13, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed Eurasian watermilfoil, an invasive aquatic plant, in Big Mantrap Lake near Emmaville in Hubbard County. Big Mantrap Lake is near Bad Axe Lake, where Eurasian watermilfoil was first confirmed in Hubbard County in 2017.


Artists can find stamp contest rules online

Published on July 9, 2020

Artists can find the rules and deadlines for contests that decide what artwork will be on fish and wildlife stamps featuring trout and salmon, waterfowl, pheasant, walleye and turkey. Sale of these stamps supports fish and wildlife habitat work.


DNR determines environmental impact statement not required for Willow River Dam Restoration Project

Published on July 9, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has concluded that the Willow River Dam Restoration Project in Pine County does not require an environmental impact statement (EIS)


Harvesting hay and grazing cattle on state lands helps DNR manage grassland habitat while also helping farmers

Published on July 8, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture have joined forces to help connect the state’s cattle farmers in need of additional forage to DNR area wildlife managers needing to manage grassland habitat.


Groundwater sampling planned for Kandiyohi County Groundwater Atlas

Published on July 6, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will collect water samples from about 90 wells in Kandiyohi County this summer for use in the Groundwater Atlas of Kandiyohi County.