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Published on July 9, 2020Artists can find the rules and deadlines for contests that decide what artwork will be on fish and wildlife stamps featuring trout and salmon, waterfowl, pheasant, walleye and turkey. Sale of these stamps supports fish and wildlife habitat work.
Published on July 9, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has concluded that the Willow River Dam Restoration Project in Pine County does not require an environmental impact statement (EIS)
Harvesting hay and grazing cattle on state lands helps DNR manage grassland habitat while also helping farmers
Published on July 8, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture have joined forces to help connect the state’s cattle farmers in need of additional forage to DNR area wildlife managers needing to manage grassland habitat.
Published on July 6, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will collect water samples from about 90 wells in Kandiyohi County this summer for use in the Groundwater Atlas of Kandiyohi County.
Published on July 6, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has published the Groundwater Atlas of Kanabec County.
Published on July 6, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Ball Club Lake, located entirely within the Leech Lake Reservation in Itasca County.
Published on July 6, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Lake Aaron in Douglas County. Other waters closely connected to Lake Aaron may also be added to the infested waters list.
Published on July 6, 2020A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.
Published on July 6, 2020Anyone who finds several or more dead fish in a lake or stream can help by reporting these fish die-offs, which happen occasionally and usually result from natural causes.
Published on July 2, 2020The Department of Natural Resources cautions residents and visitors in northeastern Minnesota to be aware of elevated fire conditions this hot and dry holiday weekend.
Published on July 1, 2020Minnesota’s lakes and rivers have been particularly popular this season as people ignite or reignite their passion for the water and take advantage of abundant opportunities to boat and fish close to home. With a busy Fourth of July weekend on tap, the Department of Natural Resources reminds boaters the best times on the water are those that end safely.
Published on July 1, 2020Beginning today, Mille Lacs Lake is closed to walleye fishing for the month of July, with the anticipation of a fall walleye season ahead.
Published on June 29, 2020Eight new state forest maps from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources feature recreation highlights to help Minnesotans find their perfect adventure.
Published on June 26, 2020Rice County’s busiest boat launch, on Cedar Lake, will be closed as it undergoes a number of improvements this summer. The closure will begin after the July 4 Holiday weekend and is scheduled to be completed before the Labor Day Holiday weekend.
Published on June 25, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites public review and written comments on a proposal by the city of Chisholm and the Northern Traxx ATV Club to obtain grant-in-aid funding for an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trail connection between the cities of Chisholm and Hibbing.
Published on June 22, 2020A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.
Published on June 22, 2020Pollinators play a critical role in keeping the environment healthy, help produce food, and are beautiful and fascinating to watch. During National Pollinator Week June 22-28, and year-round, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages Minnesotans to appreciate and help bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, and other pollinators.
Published on June 22, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is shortening its window for making reservations for camping and lodging to 120 days, or four months. Previously, customers could reserve campsites, cabins, yurts, tipis, and lodging facilities up to one year in advance. The change will take effect on July 1, 2020.
Published on June 19, 2020The Minnesota DNR has canceled its yearly live fleet auction in New Ulm. Instead, the auction will take place online via MinnBid.org, the state's online auction website.
Published on June 18, 2020Annual loon survey is June 26 - July 6
Published on June 18, 2020Annual loon survey takes place June 26 - July 6
Published on June 18, 2020DNR determines EIS not required for Nolte Family Irrigation Project
Published on June 18, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers to help monitor the loon population in Cook and Lake counties in northeastern Minnesota. Volunteers are needed for one day during the June 26 through July 6 monitoring period to count the number of adult and juvenile loons on pre-selected lakes.
Published on June 15, 2020Don’t condition bears to associate your home or campsite with an easy meal by leaving out unsecured garbage, birdseed or pet food.
Published on June 15, 2020The 20th class of candidates in the Department of Natural Resources’ Conservation Officer Academy began training in May at Camp Ripley.