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Published on February 20, 2020Cigarette butts. Propane canisters. Cans, bags and bottles – some full of human waste. Blocking materials. Fish carcasses. Those are just a few of the items that make up the long list of litter conservation officers have found out on the ice.
Published on February 18, 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 February 18, 2020Twenty Minnesotans have been selected to help update the state’s wolf management plan. They will serve on an advisory committee formed by the Department of Natural Resources.
Published on February 14, 2020People interested in Minnesota Department of Natural Resources strategies for managing Grand Rapids area lakes and streams are invited to examine the list of lake management plans currently under review and submit comments by Friday, March 13.
Published on February 13, 2020The Minnesota DNR will participate in Pheasant Fest at the Minneapolis Convention Center Friday through Sunday, Feb. 14-16. DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen will attend both Friday and Saturday.
Published on February 13, 2020Record numbers of viewers are watching a Minnesota bald eagle pair on the Department of Natural Resources EagleCam, especially now that the young pair are caring for two eggs in the nest. This time of year is also when people can help our state’s wildlife with matched donations using the simple checkoff on Minnesota tax forms.
Published on February 13, 2020February is a great time to manage and tend to oak trees. According to the Department of Natural Resources, the lowest risk of spreading deadly oak wilt is in winter.
Published on February 12, 2020Today the Department of Natural Resources submitted a petition to the Minnesota Supreme Court seeking review of the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ Jan. 13, 2020 decision regarding three DNR-issued permits for PolyMet’s NorthMet project.
Published on February 10, 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 February 10, 2020Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Tom Hutchins has been named the 2020 DNR Conservation Officer of the Year, an annual award presented to an officer for outstanding overall career performance.
Published on February 10, 2020The “race” is on for fat bike enthusiasts at the 6th Annual Northland Fat Bike Rally at Lake Bemidji State Park on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Published on February 10, 2020Nonprofits and government entities urged to start planning now for conservation grant projects
Published on February 6, 2020Renovation has breathed new life into a Great Depression-era structure at Camden State Park near Marshall. Visitors are invited to see the improvements to the Redwood Lodge at the official opening from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15. The date is also one of four state park open house days in 2020, when visitors can enter state parks without a vehicle permit for the day.
Published on February 3, 2020A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management.
Published on January 30, 2020Grants for projects that control invasive aquatic plants are being offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invasive species program.
Published on January 30, 2020A joint committee of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologists and fisheries biologists from the eight Chippewa bands that retain fishing rights under terms of an 1837 treaty reached agreement on the 2020 Mille Lacs Lake safe harvest level for walleye.
Published on January 29, 2020Registration deadline is Feb. 5 for a snowshoe lacing workshop taking place Feb. 22-23 at Lac qui Parle State Park near Watson.
Published on January 21, 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 January 21, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources urges people to use caution on lakes with winter aeration systems.
Extensive sampling of wild deer in 2019 shows that CWD remains biggest concern in southeastern Minnesota
Published on January 21, 2020During the 2019 hunting season and special hunts, chronic wasting disease was confirmed in 27 wild deer, all from southeastern Minnesota.
Published on January 16, 2020Glacial Lakes State Park in west-central Minnesota will begin operating an aeration system in Mountain Lake, also known as Signalness Lake, beginning on or after Feb. 3, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The aeration system will increase oxygen levels in the lake to prevent winter kill of fish populations.
Published on January 13, 2020Now is the chance for local governments and tribes to request funding for natural resource improvements.
Published on January 13, 2020Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend is this Saturday, Jan. 18, through Monday, Jan. 20.
Published on January 13, 2020The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites public review and comment on a Carlton County proposal to build a grant-in-aid trail for all-terrain vehicles and off-highway motorcycles.
Published on January 9, 2020The Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through Feb. 10 on an environmental assessment involving 125 acres of land at the Lower Sioux Agency, a history center near Morton in south-central Minnesota.