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DNR hunting, fishing skills webinars continue this summer

Published on May 17, 2022

Registration open for new sessions of the Minnesota Outdoor Skills and Stewardship Series.


DNR accepting comments on environmental documents for Kingsbury Bay Watershed Sediment Reduction project

Published on May 17, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through June 16 on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for a proposal to reduce erosion and improve stream connectivity in priority areas of the Kingsbury Creek and 68th Avenue West Creek watersheds in Duluth.


DNR seeks comments on EAW for Gorman Creek channel restoration

Published on May 17, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through June 16 on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet to address proposed restoration of a stretch of Gorman Creek in Wabasha County.


Well sampling planned in Aitkin County for Groundwater Atlas

Published on May 16, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will collect water samples from about 90 wells in Aitkin County for use in the development of a Groundwater Atlas for the county.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Pulaski in Wright County

Published on May 16, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Lake Pulaski in the city of Buffalo, Wright County.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on May 16, 2022

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


DNR warns the public of flooding and dangerous high-water conditions along North Shore

Published on May 13, 2022

Severe storms have caused closure of multiple trails, roads, bridges and campgrounds


Anglers can prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species

Published on May 12, 2022

Clean, drain, dispose every time.


DNR app helps people take active role in protecting game, fish resources

Published on May 12, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages cellphone users to download the mobile app MNTip ahead of the Minnesota Fishing Opener on May 14.


Wild fox in Minnesota tests positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza

Published on May 11, 2022

A wild fox from Anoka County has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza.


Counties added to spring burn restrictions as wildfire risk increases in northwestern Minnesota

Published on May 10, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has further expanded the area subject to open burning restrictions as the wildfire season deepens and expands in northwestern Minnesota.


DNR to host engagement sessions to inform all-terrain vehicle strategic planning

Published on May 9, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, at the direction of the Minnesota Legislature, is developing a statewide strategic plan for all-terrain vehicles.


Be aware of changes to turtle harvest regulations

Published on May 9, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans hoping to harvest wild turtles this year that they will need a valid fishing license and must adhere to updated regulations.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on May 9, 2022

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


Lt. Governor, DNR commissioner, other Minnesota moms enjoy Take a Mom Fishing Weekend with their kids

Published on May 7, 2022

Mother’s Day and Minnesota’s fishing tradition are wrapped into one as families celebrate Take a Mom Fishing Weekend (May 7-8).


Longtime North Shore conservation officer named CO of the Year

Published on May 6, 2022

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Kipp Duncan has been named the 2021 DNR Conservation Officer of the Year, which is an annual award presented to an officer for outstanding overall career performance.


Grand Marais area fisheries office announces survey work

Published on May 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be conducting lake and stream surveys in the Grand Marais area beginning in May and continuing through September.


Douglas County added to spring burn restrictions

Published on May 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has added Douglas County to the area subject to open burning restrictions as warm and dry weather spreads throughout the state.


Fishing regulations available in Hmong, Karen, Somali, Spanish

Published on May 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has translated the state’s 2022 fishing regulations into Hmong, Karen, Somali, and Spanish.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on May 2, 2022

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


Northern state forest roads, trails flooded by spring rains

Published on April 29, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources cautions state forest road and trail users to watch for flooding and damage in the northern third of the state as a result of recent spring rain and seasonal snow melt.


Pine County added to spring burn restrictions

Published on April 28, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has added Pine County to the area subject to open burning restrictions as warm and dry weather spreads throughout the state.


Minnesota breaks national rainfall monitor recruiting records

Published on April 28, 2022

More volunteers means more, better precipitation data.


Swan Lake drawdown to continue for second year

Published on April 28, 2022

Area managers hoping for lower water levels in 2022.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on April 25, 2022

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