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DNR seeks to fill up to 200 paid summer internships

Published on January 9, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources is looking for passionate and dedicated college students interested in learning more about possible careers with the DNR through paid summer internship opportunities.


DNR to showcase career opportunities for veterans

Published on January 8, 2020

Events planned for Jan. 15 in Marshall, Jan. 16 in Willmar


State forest nursery needs black spruce cones

Published on January 6, 2020

Want to help Minnesota’s forests grow healthy and strong and make some extra money at the same time? The Department of Natural Resources has a great opportunity.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on January 6, 2020

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management that can be used in full, as separate short stories, or to jump-start a longer article.


DNR Enforcement Division regional manager ends long career in public service

Published on January 3, 2020

DNR Enforcement Division regional manager ends long career in public service


DNR’s newest conservation officers hit the field

Published on January 2, 2020

13 new officers assumed their stations Dec. 25


DNR simplifies spring turkey hunting licenses

Published on December 30, 2019

Lottery application now only required for three large wildlife management areas


Volunteers needed at Fort Ridgely State Park event

Published on December 30, 2019

Volunteers are needed for a candlelight ski and hiking event at Fort Ridgely State Park.


Appointees named to Game and Fish Fund oversight committees

Published on December 27, 2019

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Sarah Strommen has appointed 18 Minnesotans to two-year terms on citizen oversight committees that monitor the agency’s fish and wildlife spending.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on December 23, 2019

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management that can be used in full, as separate short stories, or to jump-start a longer article.


DNR to protect Minnesota wild deer through temporary ban on movement of farmed deer in Minnesota

Published on December 23, 2019

Agency takes emergency action in response to discovery of chronic wasting disease in farmed deer in Douglas County


DNR officials stress snowmobile safety as fatal crashes trend up

Published on December 20, 2019

Heading into the holiday season, conservation officers from the Department of Natural Resources are reminding all snowmobile riders to make safety their priority as the number of fatal crashes around the state has trended upward the past few years.


Invasive silver carp captured near Iowa border

Published on December 19, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the capture of a silver carp below the Lake Bella dam in the Ocheyedan River, about 100 yards from the Iowa border in southwestern Minnesota’s Nobles County. DNR fisheries staff caught the invasive carp while following up on a reported silver carp sighting.


DNR receives mining proposal from Twin Metals Minnesota

Published on December 18, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources has received a project proposal from Twin Metals Minnesota (TMM) for a new mining project in Lake County in northeastern Minnesota. TMM’s proposed project would involve construction of an underground mining operation, processing facility, and dry stack tailings facility.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on December 16, 2019

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management that can be used in full, as separate short stories, or to jump-start a longer article.


DNR offers opportunity to discuss deer population goals

Published on December 16, 2019

Minnesotans can take an active role in helping shape deer population goals across the state by attending local workshops designed to increase inclusiveness and transparency in the Department of Natural Resources’ decision-making process.


Pheasant, duck plans outline strategies to enhance habitats and recreation

Published on December 16, 2019

Strategic conservation efforts designed to foster stewardship of pheasants, ducks and their habitats are outlined in new Minnesota Department of Natural Resources action plans for these popular birds.


Minnesota to launch new Outdoor Recreation Task Force

Published on December 12, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Explore Minnesota are partnering to launch a new Outdoor Recreation Task Force. The group will make recommendations about how Minnesota can connect more people to the health and wellness benefits of outdoor recreation, improve equitable access to outdoor recreation, and better support the state’s thriving outdoor recreation economy.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on December 9, 2019

A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management that can be used in full, as separate short stories, or to jump-start a longer article.


Redwood County Groundwater Atlas now available

Published on December 9, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has published the Redwood County Groundwater Atlas. This atlas covers groundwater conditions and sensitivity to pollution, and expands on the geologic atlas previously published by the Minnesota Geological Survey.


DNR to host employment event for military veterans

Published on December 9, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting its third annual Veteran Employment Information Event on Thursday, Jan. 9 in St. Paul.


Minnesota DNR, Red Lake Nation renew Upper and Lower Red Lake fishery management agreement

Published on December 4, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Red Lake Nation and Bureau of Indian Affairs signed a new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) today that outlines continued cooperative management of the walleye population in Upper and Lower Red Lake in northwest Minnesota. The signing took place during a ceremony in Red Lake.


Pheasant hunting a great excuse to get outdoors in December

Published on December 2, 2019

Late season conditions are shaping up favorably for pheasant hunters this December.


Governor’s Christmas tree harvested today in state forest

Published on December 2, 2019

Foresters from Department of Natural Resources cut down the official state of Minnesota Christmas tree today in General C.C. Andrews State Forest in Pine County. The balsam fir, which will decorate the Governor’s Residence, is about 40 years old and 25 feet tall.


Crow Wing State Park to close during special hunt on Dec. 7-11

Published on November 27, 2019

Special deer hunt taking place at Crow Wing State Park