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Rainfall monitoring network seeks volunteer members

Published on March 1, 2022

The State Climatology Office is looking for volunteer rainfall monitors for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS). The network includes more than 20,000 volunteers nationwide who measure precipitation in their backyards using a standard 4 inch diameter rain gauge and submit reports online.


New sunfish regulations in effect on 52 lakes

Published on March 1, 2022

Sunfish anglers need to closely check the 2022 Minnesota Fishing Regulations booklet and signs at water accesses for new sunfish limits in effect on 52 lakes and connected waters starting March 1.


Turkey hunting licenses on sale March 1

Published on February 28, 2022

Turkey hunters can buy their licenses for the spring 2022 season starting Tuesday, March 1. Licenses can be purchased online, by phone at 888-665-4236 or in person wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold.


Alexandria couple named 2021 snowmobile safety instructors of the year

Published on February 28, 2022

Alexandria residents Earl and Sonya Anderson have been named the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Volunteer Snowmobile Instructors of the Year for 2021.


DNR hunting, fishing skills webinars continue this spring

Published on February 28, 2022

Anyone interested in fishing, hunting, habitat, and the outdoors can learn about activities like sturgeon and steelhead fishing, native plants and pollinators, creating sharp-tailed grouse habitat, wild rice management, and more during webinars hosted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this spring.


DNR, National Wild Turkey Federation partner on habitat enhancement projects in Hubbard County

Published on February 28, 2022

Wild turkeys and a variety of wildlife species in Hubbard County are benefiting from a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Park Rapids Tall Pine Toms chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.


DNR reminds homeowners to plan ahead for spring burning restrictions

Published on February 24, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans who intend to burn vegetative debris, such as grass, leaves, brush and untreated lumber, to do so now, when there is ample snow on the ground, rather than in the spring when wildfire risk is greatest due to brown grass and low humidity.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on February 22, 2022

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


Free entrance to all Minnesota state parks Saturday

Published on February 17, 2022

Fun family activities taking place at select state parks.


DNR reminds Minnesotans not to import live crayfish

Published on February 17, 2022

Illegal imports can cause major environmental, economic harm.


DNR seeks comments on Grand Rapids area fisheries management

Published on February 14, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anglers and others to comment on fisheries management in several waterbodies in the Grand Rapids area through March 15.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on February 14, 2022

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


2022 invasive aquatic plant management grant applications close Feb. 21

Published on February 10, 2022

The Minnesota DNR is reminding potential applicants that the deadline to apply for 2022 invasive aquatic plant management grants is 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 21.


DNR seeks comments on Duluth area fisheries management plans

Published on February 7, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anglers and others interested in fisheries management in the Duluth area to comment on fisheries management plans for several waterbodies through March 15.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on February 7, 2022

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


Groundwater Atlas of Hennepin County now available

Published on February 3, 2022

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


DNR grants help children get outside, begin a lifetime of outdoor experiences

Published on February 3, 2022

Apply through March 10 for funding aimed to increase outdoor experiences, education and stewardship.


Snowshoe, hike by candlelight at Fort Ridgely State Park on Feb. 12

Published on January 31, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a candlelight hike at Fort Ridgely State Park on Saturday, Feb. 12. Drop by from 5-8 p.m. for snowshoeing or hiking as stars twinkle overhead and candles flicker in the snow.


DNR to survey elk by airplane in northwest Minnesota

Published on January 31, 2022

Public can document elk observations using new elk sightings tool on the DNR website.


Late winter ideal time to prune trees

Published on January 31, 2022

Pruning is a great way to prevent spread of diseases like oak wilt.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on January 31, 2022

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


Hike, snowshoe by candlelight Jan. 28 on Gateway State Trail

Published on January 27, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a candlelight hike on the Gateway State Trail from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 28.


Important DNR investments included in the Walz-Flanagan Budget to Move Minnesota Forward

Published on January 26, 2022

Budget package invests in natural resources with funding for DNR infrastructure, as well as major climate adaptation and mitigation, and drought relief projects.


DNR seeks input on license system through Jan. 31

Published on January 24, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources continues to look for input on how Minnesotans currently access the electronic license system and what they want in the future as systems are modernized.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on January 24, 2022

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