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DNR seeks input on statewide off-highway motorcycle trails master plan

Published on January 25, 2021

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has initiated a statewide master planning project for off-highway motorcycle (OHM) trails.


DNR invites public input on recommendations to enhance outdoor recreation

Published on January 25, 2021

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites the public to review and comment on a set of recommendations intended to bring measured growth, increased and equitable access, and a higher quality of outdoor recreation opportunities to Minnesotans and visitors.


13 Minnesotans appointed to Game and Fish Fund oversight committees

Published on January 21, 2021

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Sarah Strommen has appointed 13 Minnesotans to two-year terms on oversight committees that monitor the agency’s fish and wildlife spending.


DNR invites public input on deer population goals

Published on January 19, 2021

Second year of process includes southwestern and northeastern Minnesota; will be virtual


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on January 14, 2021

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


Deadline approaching for applicants to serve on Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Committee

Published on January 14, 2021

Minnesota residents interested in serving on the statewide Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Committee may submit applications online until 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22.


DNR unveils new pollinator license plate to help preserve critical habitat

Published on January 14, 2021

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Sarah Strommen today unveiled the design of Minnesota’s newest critical habitat license plate, featuring native pollinators including a bee and butterflies. The new license plate is available now online and at deputy registrar and driver’s license offices statewide.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on January 11, 2021

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


Minnesotans fish free with kids Jan. 16-18

Published on January 11, 2021

Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend is this Saturday, Jan. 16, through Monday, Jan. 18.


DNR seeks input on potential waterfowl hunting changes

Published on January 11, 2021

The DNR is seeking public input as it updates the state’s waterfowl hunting regulations.


Prairie habitat project underway at Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area

Published on January 8, 2021

Contractors are removing invasive trees and brush along the north bank of Lac qui Parle Lake, which is south of Milan.


Wolf conservation continues to be a DNR priority

Published on January 4, 2021

Although federal Endangered Species Act protections for wolves end on Jan. 4, Minnesota laws have and will continue to protect wolves and ensure the responsible stewardship of this important wildlife species.


DNR’s 2020 fish stocking successful, despite challenges

Published on January 4, 2021

Anglers can look forward to positive results from fish stocking that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conducted in 2020, despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Retirement beckons for Schody, a DNR Enforcement K9

Published on December 31, 2020

K9 Schody, a German shepherd who has worked diligently in the Department of Natural Resources’ K9 Unit for the past decade will officially retire on Dec. 31.


DNR seeks input on increasing access to wildlife areas for people with disabilities

Published on December 28, 2020

Ideas will help shape proposals for improved opportunities across the state


State forest nursery needs black spruce cones for reforestation efforts

Published on December 28, 2020

Want to help Minnesota’s forests grow healthy and strong while making some extra money at the same time? The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has an opportunity for you.


DNR seeks comment on Esquagamah Lake management plan

Published on December 22, 2020

Comments accepted through Jan 14th for the Esquagamah Lake fisheries management plan update


Habitat restoration project prompts liberalized fishing on Lake Wakanda

Published on December 21, 2020

Liberalized fishing will be in effect on Lake Wakanda in Kandiyohi County from Jan. 1 - Feb. 28, 2021.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on December 21, 2020

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


New cabins to open at Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Published on December 21, 2020

Reservations open Dec. 28; first lodging begins Dec. 31


With busy ice fishing season expected, DNR offers tips for safe, successful season

Published on December 18, 2020

With the kickoff of the ice fishing season, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds new and veteran anglers alike of their responsibility to keep themselves safe and to be a considerate member of the ice angling community.


Nerstrand Big Woods State Park to close for special deer hunt

Published on December 18, 2020

As part of the special CWD hunt, Nerstrand Big Woods State Park will be closed to the public on Dec. 26-27 and Jan. 2-3.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on December 14, 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 seeks comments on environmental assessment worksheet for proposed Vermillion River streambank stabilization project

Published on December 14, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through Jan. 13 on an environmental assessment worksheet for the proposed streambank stabilization of a section of the Vermillion River. The proposed project is located within the Vermillion River Aquatic Management Area, near the city of Vermillion in Dakota County.


DNR seeks comments on environmental assessment worksheet for proposed Roseau Lake rehabilitation and Sprague Creek wetland restoration

Published on December 14, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through Wednesday, Jan. 13, on an environmental assessment worksheet for the proposed Roseau Lake rehabilitation and Sprague Creek wetland restoration. The proposed project area is located near the city of Roseau in Roseau County.