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Drier spring, summer leads to pheasant rebound

Published on September 8, 2020

Pheasant index exceeds 10-year average in many parts of the state


DNR stresses boating safety for Labor Day weekend and beyond

Published on September 3, 2020

Deadliest year in nearly a decade


Well sampling planned for Nobles County Groundwater Atlas

Published on August 31, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will collect water samples this summer from about 90 wells in Nobles County for use in the Nobles County Groundwater Atlas.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on August 31, 2020

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


Beware of jumping worms in soil, gardening mulch

Published on August 31, 2020

Invasive worms also not appropriate for bait


Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Carnelian in Stearns County

Published on August 27, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the invasive algae starry stonewort in Lake Carnelian, near Kimball in Stearns County.


DNR and partners begin process to provide better off-highway motorcycle experiences

Published on August 27, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the consulting firm Up! Outside and District 23/Amateur Riders Motorcycle Association (ARMCA), is creating a master plan for off-highway motorcycle (OHM) use across Minnesota.


Shoreline restoration project planned for Mississippi Headwaters in Itasca State Park

Published on August 24, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources is planning a shoreline restoration project to address erosion at the headwaters of the Mississippi River within Itasca State Park in northwestern Minnesota.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on August 24, 2020

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


Camp Ripley archery hunt permits available Aug. 28

Published on August 24, 2020

Hunters can purchase permits for the archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls starting at noon on Friday, Aug. 28.


DNR maintains aggressive response to chronic wasting disease, while adjusting for COVID-19 considerations and new detections

Published on August 24, 2020

Changes for 2020 include voluntary sampling in affected areas, a new management zone and new surveillance areas


DNR sets 2 confiscated hunting, fishing equipment auctions for this fall

Published on August 24, 2020

Sept. 19 and Oct. 24 auctions will be held online


Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Watab Lake in Stearns County

Published on August 20, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Big Watab Lake, near Avon in Stearns County.


13 officers join state conservation officer ranks

Published on August 19, 2020

Thirteen people have graduated from the 20th Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Academy, having trained since early May in all aspects of their new careers as conservation officers.


City of Grand Rapids special deer hunt enters eighth season

Published on August 18, 2020

City of Grand Rapids special deer hunt enters eighth season Applications for firearm and muzzleloader permits due Sept. 10


DNR invites public input on recreational trails within parts of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest

Published on August 17, 2020

DNR invites public input on recreational trails within parts of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest


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

Published on August 17, 2020

The Minnesota bear hunting season opens Tuesday, Sept. 1, and the Department of Natural Resources is asking hunters to avoid shooting marked research bears. These bears are marked with distinctively large, colorful ear tags and have radio collars.


DNR urges people to take precautions to keep bears away

Published on August 17, 2020

A shortage of natural foods is causing more bear-human conflicts in northeastern and north-central Minnesota as bears gravitate toward food sources at homes, cabins and campsites.


DNR holds online fleet auctions

Published on August 13, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has canceled three live fleet auctions in Bemidji and Grand Rapids scheduled for later this year. Instead, auctions are now taking place online via MinnBid, the state’s online auction website.


DNR proposes to return 4 Renville County watercourses to Public Waters Inventory

Published on August 10, 2020

Action would correct errors while protecting public waters


DNR proposes to return Polk County watercourse to Public Waters Inventory

Published on August 10, 2020

Action would correct error while protecting public water


Well sampling planned in Rock County for groundwater atlas

Published on August 10, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will collect water samples this summer from about 50 wells in Rock County for use in the county’s groundwater atlas.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on August 10, 2020

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


Eyota man is 2019 snowmobile safety instructor of the year

Published on August 10, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has named Todd Sanden of Eyota the 2019 snowmobile safety instructor of the year.


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

Published on August 10, 2020

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