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Archers have record success rate at Camp Ripley hunts

Published on November 10, 2020

Archery hunters who participated in the Camp Ripley hunts near Little Falls harvested 310 deer and had a record success rate during the event held Oct. 15 to Oct. 16 and Oct. 31 to Nov. 1.


Hunters: be aware of high fire danger

Published on November 6, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources cautions hunters heading afield for the firearms deer season to be aware that some parts of the state, including the southwest and south-central regions, are under high fire danger.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on November 2, 2020

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


Mille Lacs Lake winter anglers allowed 1 walleye starting Dec. 1

Published on November 2, 2020

Population trends support limited harvest during ice fishing season


Make a plan for deer hunting season

Published on November 2, 2020

DNR encourages hunters to think ahead as they prepare for firearms opener on Nov. 7


Trout stocking via helicopter means more fish for anglers

Published on October 30, 2020

Anglers will have the opportunity to catch trout on remote lakes in northeastern Minnesota following helicopter-based fish stocking efforts this fall.


Minnesota DNR statement regarding USFWS decision to remove the wolf from the endangered and threatened species list

Published on October 29, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is aware of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS’s) decision, announced today, to remove the wolf from the federal endangered and threatened species list throughout the coterminous United States.


DNR extends wolf management input period

Published on October 29, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today it is extending its wolf management public input period until Nov. 20.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on October 26, 2020

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


Deer opener information available

Published on October 26, 2020

Minnesota’s firearms deer season begins half an hour before sunrise on Saturday, Nov. 7, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources expects nearly half a million hunters to participate.


Upper Red Lake walleye regulations change for winter season

Published on October 26, 2020

Anglers fishing during the winter season on Upper Red Lake in northern Minnesota will have a three-walleye bag limit, with only one walleye longer than 17 inches allowed.


Safety precautions key to 2 duck hunters surviving falls into cold water

Published on October 22, 2020

Two Minnesota duck hunters likely are alive today as a result of good choices they made before and after falling into cold water, and because rescue personnel worked quickly with the tools at hand to ensure a positive outcome.


Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee seeks applicants

Published on October 22, 2020

The coordinating partners of the Parks and Trails Legacy Plan, which include the Metropolitan Council, the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, are seeking applicants to serve on the Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee.


4 silver carp fitted with tracking devices on Mississippi River

Published on October 22, 2020

Data will help agencies learn more about invasive carp


DNR Roundtable will go virtual in January

Published on October 21, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host its annual Roundtable event in January using an online format.


DNR makes two Line 3 decisions

Published on October 19, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has made decisions granting two of 10 required DNR permits, licenses and approvals for the proposed Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement project.


Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting to open on select Tower area lakes

Published on October 19, 2020

Whitefish, tullibee netting opening on seven lakes in the Tower area.


New day use area, Miner’s Mountain Road now open at Cuyuna Country SRA

Published on October 19, 2020

A new accessible day use area is now open at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area


DNR and St. Louis County rescue personnel save paddler’s life in BWCA

Published on October 19, 2020

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Sean Williams and members of the volunteer St. Louis County Rescue Squad on Saturday night rescued a man experiencing severe hypothermia in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA).


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on October 19, 2020

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


Second DNR confiscated hunting, fishing equipment auction set for Oct. 24

Published on October 19, 2020

Auction will be held online


DNR welcomes people with disabilities at wildlife management areas

Published on October 19, 2020

Options are available for using mobility devices on WMAs


Field reports: What Minnesota deer hunters can expect this season

Published on October 19, 2020

Nearly half a million firearms deer hunters are preparing for the firearms deer season that opens Saturday, Nov. 7, and offers opportunity to spend time outdoors with friends and family, find adventure outdoors and put venison in the freezer.


Mountain bike trails expanding at Cuyuna Country SRA

Published on October 19, 2020

Mountain bike trails expanding at Cuyuna Country SRA


Public has opportunity to comment on management of Heron Lake

Published on October 15, 2020

Plan for world-class waterfowl destination in Jackson County to be updated. The public is invited to provide comments on the plan.