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DNR prevention effort focuses on invasive species purchases

Published on April 5, 2022

Webinar will offer guidance about aquariums, gardens and live bait.


DNR accepting comments on environmental documents for Perch Lake Habitat Restoration Project

Published on April 5, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through May 5 on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for a proposal to restore aquatic and wetland habitat in the St. Louis River estuary.


DNR researchers optimistic about moose population wellbeing, immediate future

Published on April 4, 2022

For the 11th year in a row, Minnesota’s moose population remains relatively stable.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on March 29, 2022

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


Public invited to comment on proposal to remove impairment designation for St. Louis River Estuary area of concern

Published on March 29, 2022

Public meeting will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. on April 14 at the Lake Superior Estuarium.


Prevent conflicts with bears with these spring tips

Published on March 29, 2022

With bears emerging from hibernation in the coming weeks, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds homeowners to check their property for food sources that could attract bears.


One-fish walleye limit set on Mille Lacs Lake for spring, fall fishing

Published on March 29, 2022

​Mille Lacs Lake walleye anglers will have two potential opportunities for harvest during the 2022 open water season.


2022 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener Announcement

Published on March 24, 2022

Today, Governor Tim Walz, Explore Minnesota Tourism, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced details for the 2022 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener.


DNR seeking conservation officer applicants for 2023 academy

Published on March 24, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a career fair Tuesday, March 29, from 4-7 p.m. for anyone interested in learning more about the career of a conservation officer.


CWD detected in a wild deer in Grand Rapids prompts DNR to update disease response plan

Published on March 22, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is updating its chronic wasting disease response plan after the discovery of a wild white-tailed deer infected with CWD within the city of Grand Rapids.


New surface tours offered this summer at historic Soudan Mine

Published on March 21, 2022

Visitors to Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park can learn about the rich history of Minnesota’s first iron ore mine in a new surface tour that will be offered this summer.


Spring thaw ushers in start of temporary state forest road, trail closures

Published on March 21, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will begin temporarily closing some state forest roads and trails as seasonal melting makes them too soft to support vehicle traffic without causing damage.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on March 21, 2022

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


DNR accepting comments on environmental review of Big 39 and Little 39 Creek Mitigation Project

Published on March 15, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through April 14 on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for a proposal to restore Big 39 Creek and Little 39 Creek.


DNR seeks comments on International Falls area fisheries management plans

Published on March 14, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anglers and others to comment on fisheries management plans through April 15 for several waterbodies in the International Falls Fisheries work area.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on March 14, 2022

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


Deadline to remove ice shelters in northern Minnesota is March 21

Published on March 14, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers the upcoming deadline to remove ice shelters from lakes in the northern one-third of the state is quickly approaching. Heavy snow and slush in some areas means conditions on the ice might be challenging, so the DNR urges anglers to plan ahead to ensure they’re able to meet the deadline.


DNR seeks comments on Finland area fisheries management plans

Published on March 7, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anglers and others to comment on fisheries management plans for several waterbodies in the Finland fisheries work area through March 31.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on March 7, 2022

DNR webinars cover archery hunting, sturgeon fishing.


Deadline just days away to remove fish houses in much of Minnesota

Published on March 3, 2022

March 7 is deadline on inland waters in southern two-thirds of state.


Rainfall monitoring network seeks volunteer members

Published on March 1, 2022

The State Climatology Office is looking for volunteer rainfall monitors for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS). The network includes more than 20,000 volunteers nationwide who measure precipitation in their backyards using a standard 4 inch diameter rain gauge and submit reports online.


New sunfish regulations in effect on 52 lakes

Published on March 1, 2022

Sunfish anglers need to closely check the 2022 Minnesota Fishing Regulations booklet and signs at water accesses for new sunfish limits in effect on 52 lakes and connected waters starting March 1.


Turkey hunting licenses on sale March 1

Published on February 28, 2022

Turkey hunters can buy their licenses for the spring 2022 season starting Tuesday, March 1. Licenses can be purchased online, by phone at 888-665-4236 or in person wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold.


Alexandria couple named 2021 snowmobile safety instructors of the year

Published on February 28, 2022

Alexandria residents Earl and Sonya Anderson have been named the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Volunteer Snowmobile Instructors of the Year for 2021.


DNR hunting, fishing skills webinars continue this spring

Published on February 28, 2022

Anyone interested in fishing, hunting, habitat, and the outdoors can learn about activities like sturgeon and steelhead fishing, native plants and pollinators, creating sharp-tailed grouse habitat, wild rice management, and more during webinars hosted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this spring.