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DNR welcomes people with disabilities at wildlife management areas

Published on October 19, 2020

Options are available for using mobility devices on WMAs


Field reports: What Minnesota deer hunters can expect this season

Published on October 19, 2020

Nearly half a million firearms deer hunters are preparing for the firearms deer season that opens Saturday, Nov. 7, and offers opportunity to spend time outdoors with friends and family, find adventure outdoors and put venison in the freezer.


Mountain bike trails expanding at Cuyuna Country SRA

Published on October 19, 2020

Mountain bike trails expanding at Cuyuna Country SRA


Public has opportunity to comment on management of Heron Lake

Published on October 15, 2020

Plan for world-class waterfowl destination in Jackson County to be updated. The public is invited to provide comments on the plan.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Lake and Mitchell Lake in Sherburne County

Published on October 15, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Big Lake and Mitchell Lake, two adjacent lakes in the city of Big Lake in Sherburne County.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on October 13, 2020

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


Deer hunters urged to submit samples in chronic wasting disease sampling areas

Published on October 13, 2020

Minnesota deer hunters should be aware of chronic wasting disease regulations and sampling as they plan ahead for upcoming deer seasons


DNR seeks comments on environmental review topics for proposed Grindstone Dam removal

Published on October 12, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comments through Nov. 12 on topics to be included in an environmental impact statement for the proposed removal of the Grindstone Dam in Hinckley.


DNR seeks comments on environmental assessment worksheet for Lock and Dam Pool 2 embankment protective island

Published on October 12, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through Nov. 12 on an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed project to construct a protective island on the Mississippi River.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Piersons Lake in Carver County

Published on October 8, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Piersons Lake, near Victoria in Carver County.


Work completed, Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail now fully open

Published on October 8, 2020

A six-mile stretch of trail between Waterville and Elysian is now open after summer construction wrapped up. The upgraded segment has new pavement and 10-feet wide trails.


The state’s annual public land sale goes virtual

Published on October 8, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has state lands for sale in Cass, Cook, Hubbard, Otter Tail, Pine, St. Louis and Wadena counties.


Wildfire risk increases across Minnesota

Published on October 7, 2020

Dry weather and drought across Minnesota have created conditions favorable for wildfires this fall.


Anglers invited to comment on proposed St Louis County sunfish regulations

Published on October 6, 2020

DNR to host virtual and local town hall meetings in October


Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Minnie-Belle in Meeker County

Published on October 5, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake Minnie-Belle, near Litchfield in Meeker County.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on October 5, 2020

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


DNR accepting applications for coastal area grants

Published on October 5, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications through Nov. 13 for project funding through Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program.


DNR begins testing for industrial chemicals in deer

Published on September 28, 2020

Minnesota joins other states in sampling deer near known PFAS contamination sites


Zebra mussels confirmed in Pleasant Lake in Wright County

Published on September 28, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Pleasant Lake, near Annandale in Wright County.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on September 28, 2020

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


Hunter walking trails provide access to public hunting in northern Minnesota

Published on September 28, 2020

Some hunter walking trails may be unmowed this year; however, they still remain open for use and wind through prime habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock, wild turkey and white-tailed deer.


Waterfowl hunters reminded to avoid spreading aquatic invasive species

Published on September 24, 2020

With the Minnesota hunting season underway, it is important for waterfowl hunters to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on September 21, 2020

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


Zebra mussels confirmed in a Sherburne County lake for first time

Published on September 21, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Orono, near Elk River in Sherburne County. This is the first time zebra mussels have been confirmed in a Sherburne County lake.


Don’t miss the show on these Minnesota state forest fall color drives

Published on September 21, 2020

Minnesota’s state forests offer scenic drives and 4.2 million acres showcasing one of the biggest nature shows each year – the fall color display.