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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.
Published on June 11, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Farm Island Lake in Aitkin County.
Published on June 5, 2020A 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.
Published on June 5, 2020The Department of Natural Resources invites public review and written comments on a proposal by Range Riders ATV to obtain grant-in-aid funding for additions to the all-terrain vehicle trail system in Itasca County in northern Minnesota.
Published on June 5, 2020During Take a Kid Fishing weekend Friday, June 5, to Sunday, June 7, Minnesota residents can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger along fishing, too.
Published on June 5, 2020Six counties in and near Twin Cities metro prohibited from deer feeding and attractants starting July 1
Published on May 26, 2020A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.
Published on May 26, 2020The Department of Natural Resources has set new deer population goals that reflect Minnesotans’ diverse perspectives about deer.
Published on May 21, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will reopen its campgrounds at state parks, state forests and recreation areas in a phased approach beginning June 1.
Published on May 21, 2020Minnesotans have a range of options to get outdoors for the traditional start of summer