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Herbicide applications to help reforestation efforts in the Hibbing area

Published on June 22, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will begin herbicide applications on select state lands in the Hibbing Forestry administrative area to prepare sites for reforestation. Applications on 107 areas across four sites began June 20th and continue through approximately August 31st.

Herbicides are used to reduce vegetation that would compete with newly planted tree seedlings. This gives the tree seedlings a better chance to grow and survive.

Signs will be posted on all herbicide treatment sites. Adjacent landowners within an eight of a mile of the treatment sites will be notified.


Carlton man named 2021 ATV Safety Instructor of the Year

Published on June 16, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has named Eric Senarighi, a Carlton resident and president of the Carlton County Riders ATV Club, as the 2021 ATV Safety Instructor of the Year.


Take the pledge to prevent aquatic invasive species spread

Published on June 16, 2022

Heading into the summer recreation season, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is rolling out a new online pledge to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.


Interagency pollinator event canceled

Published on June 14, 2022

Due to the likelihood of rain, the interagency pollinator event scheduled for Wednesday, June 15 at the Spring Lake Park Preserve near Hastings has been canceled.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Grand Lake in Stearns County

Published on June 13, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Grand Lake, just south of Rockville in Stearns County.


New accessible recreation opportunities in Minnesota state parks and trails celebrated as part of Great Outdoors Month

Published on June 13, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is celebrating the opening of new accessible features in state parks and trails as part of its effort to connect all Minnesotans to the outdoors during Great Outdoors Month.


Fawns collared, tracked for second year as part of long-term study

Published on June 13, 2022

Wildlife researchers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have completed outfitting newborn fawns with GPS-tracked collars as part of a three-year study taking place in the southern Minnesota.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on June 13, 2022

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


Gov. Walz proclaims June as Great Outdoors Month

Published on June 9, 2022

Gov. Tim Walz is encouraging Minnesotans to get out in nature and enjoy the state’s outstanding outdoor opportunities by proclaiming June 2022 as Great Outdoors Month.


Free entrance to all Minnesota state parks Saturday

Published on June 7, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering free admission to all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas Saturday, June 11.


Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is this Friday through Sunday

Published on June 6, 2022

During Take a Kid Fishing weekend (Friday, June 10 to Sunday, June 12) Minnesota residents can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger along.


Local grants help communities manage ash trees for emerald ash borer

Published on June 6, 2022

In 2021, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources awarded a combined $2.6 million in grants to 43 communities across Minnesota to combat damage caused by emerald ash borer.


DNR works with partners to add critical shoreline habitat to Miller’s Bay AMA on Leech Lake

Published on June 6, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Northern Waters Land Trust, Leech Lake Association, and the Hugh C. Becker Foundation recently partnered to purchase 5.25 acres with 1,300 feet of undeveloped shoreline as an addition to the existing Miller’s Bay Aquatic Management Area in Miller Bay on Leech Lake.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on June 6, 2022

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


Zebra mussels confirmed in Spring Lake in Scott County

Published on June 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Spring Lake, next to the city of Prior Lake in Scott County.


DNR Conservation Officer Academy kicks off

Published on June 2, 2022

Nineteen people with a broad range of backgrounds are training as part of the 21st class of candidates to join the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as conservation officers.


Interagency pollinator event canceled

Published on June 2, 2022

Due to the likelihood of rain, the interagency pollinator event scheduled for Wednesday, June 15 at the Spring Lake Park Preserve near Hastings has been canceled.


DNR offers advice for dealing with storm damaged trees

Published on June 2, 2022

Cleanup following a storm can be an overwhelming task for homeowners.


DNR introduces all-terrain track chairs to Minnesota state parks

Published on June 1, 2022

DNR partnering with Minnesota Council on Disability, local governments to expand access to parks, trails throughout the state.


Help document wild species at Cedar Rock SNA event

Published on May 31, 2022

The BioBlitz is scheduled for June 18.


DNR seeks comments on Finland area fisheries management plans

Published on May 31, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anglers and others to comment through Friday, July 15, on fisheries management plans for several lakes in the Finland fisheries work area.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on May 31, 2022

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


Be BearWise this summer while recreating outdoors

Published on May 26, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hikers, campers and others recreating outdoors to be aware of bears and learn how to prevent conflicts.


With busy Memorial Day boating weekend, safety is key

Published on May 26, 2022

The weather forecast for Memorial Day looks idyllic, which will create busy waterways throughout the state. Given that, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds boaters to keep safety in mind.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on May 23, 2022

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