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Oak trees showing signs of drought stress, beetle infestation

Published on September 1, 2022

Oak trees stressed by recent drought have been showing symptoms of infestation by twolined chestnut borer, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


DNR asks waterfowl hunters to take precautions for avian flu

Published on September 1, 2022

With some waterfowl hunting seasons starting Saturday, Sept. 3, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is advising hunters to take precautions for avian influenza when handling harvested birds.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 29

Published on August 29, 2022

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


DNR seeks comments on EAW for tenant farmer’s house removal at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park

Published on August 23, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through Sept. 22 on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet to address the removal of the tenant farmer’s house at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park in Little Falls, Minnesota.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Henry and Red Rock Lake in Douglas County

Published on August 22, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake Henry, near Alexandria, and Red Rock Lake, near Hoffman. Both lakes are in Douglas County.


2021 DNR firearms safety instructor of year is longtime advocate of hunter education

Published on August 22, 2022

Will Purvis, of Vernon Center in Blue Earth County, is the 2021 DNR firearms safety volunteer instructor of the year.


DNR seeks applications for advisory committees on natural heritage, game and fish funds, hunting and fishing

Published on August 22, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is recruiting new members to serve on seven key advisory groups related to Minnesota’s natural heritage, the Game and Fish fund, and hunting and fisheries management.


Bridge repair project to limit Afton State Park parking in September

Published on August 22, 2022

The project will temporarily close the main road into the park.


DNR reminds hunters to watch for wild ricers during early waterfowl seasons

Published on August 22, 2022

Wild rice waters on Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, White Earth Nation reservations closed to early teal, early goose seasons.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 22

Published on August 22, 2022

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


New online tool shares Minnesota natural heritage data

Published on August 18, 2022

“Minnesota Conservation Explorer” also automates steps in Natural Heritage Review process.


Starry stonewort confirmed in Bowen Lake in Cass County, Turtle River Lake in Beltrami County

Published on August 15, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the invasive algae starry stonewort in Bowen Lake, near Backus in Cass County and in Turtle River Lake, near the city of Turtle River in Beltrami County.


Hunters asked not to shoot ear-tagged, radio-collared research bears

Published on August 15, 2022

Collared bears provide important management data.


DNR invites conversation about deer

Published on August 15, 2022

Public can talk with local wildlife staff about deer in their area and upcoming hunting season changes.


Harvest slot relaxed for fall walleye fishing on Mille Lacs

Published on August 15, 2022

Lower than expected catch rates, summer harvest allows regulation adjustment.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 15

Published on August 15, 2022

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


DNR adds new entertainment, presentations to 2022 State Fair lineup

Published on August 15, 2022

The 2022 theme is Connecting People to the Outdoors.


DNR responds to continuing drought conditions

Published on August 12, 2022

As drought conditions continue in parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is carefully monitoring the situation and taking steps as outlined in the Minnesota Statewide Drought Plan.


Barrier at Lake Bella in Nobles County stops 140 invasive carp

Published on August 12, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been notified of a fish kill that included 140 invasive carp below the Lake Bella Dam in Nobles County.


DNR, USFWS using eDNA to learn about invasive carp

Published on August 12, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been using environmental DNA (or eDNA) technology to detect invasive carp in the St. Croix, Mississippi and Minnesota rivers.


Wild rice season opens soon, but harvesters must ensure rice is ripe

Published on August 8, 2022

The DNR offers tips for those new to harvesting or considering taking up the activity .


DNR to host public meeting on CWD in Climax area Aug. 22

Published on August 8, 2022

Hunters need to know about changes to hunting regulations and CWD sampling this deer season.


DNR to host public meeting on CWD in Grand Rapids area Aug. 23

Published on August 8, 2022

Hunters need to know about changes to hunting regulations and CWD sampling this deer season.


DNR to hold 2 online confiscated equipment auctions

Published on August 8, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has scheduled two public auctions of confiscated fishing, hunting and trapping equipment, one on Saturday, Aug. 27 and the other on Saturday, Oct. 1.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 8

Published on August 8, 2022

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