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Minnesota DNR recognizes state record shovelnose sturgeon

Published on May 13, 2024

Anglers recently caught two shovelnose sturgeon that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recognized in quick succession as state records in the catch-and-release category based on length of the fish.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, May 13

Published on May 13, 2024

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


Water levels dropped by 8 feet at Canisteo Mine Pit in Itasca County

Published on May 10, 2024

The end of the contingency pumping project is the first step in building a permanent water outflow.


Work has begun on the Heart of the Lakes Regional Trail at Maplewood State Park

Published on May 9, 2024

Construction is underway on the 3.8-mile segment of the Heart of the Lakes Trail that winds through the woods, prairies and lakes of Maplewood State Park.


During fishing opener weekend and always: clean, drain, dispose to help protect Minnesota waters

Published on May 9, 2024

The approaching walleye fishing season comes with a reminder from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to always follow state laws to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.


Plant and care for trees, grow resilient communities this Arbor Month

Published on May 6, 2024

This May, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites community members to celebrate Arbor Month by embracing the theme, “Plant and Care for Trees, Grow Resilient Communities.”


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, May 6

Published on May 6, 2024

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


Wildlife Drive at Roseau River Wildlife Management Area open May 18-19

Published on May 2, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will open the Wildlife Drive at Roseau River Wildlife Management Area to the public Saturday, May 18 through Sunday, May 19, weather and dike conditions permitting.


Regional fishing outlooks available from Minnesota DNR in preparation for opener

Published on May 2, 2024

Anglers looking for local fishing information before the Saturday, May 11 fishing opener can check the regional fishing outlooks from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Highway 23 culvert replacement at Perch Lake to start May 13

Published on April 30, 2024

Work to complete the Highway 23 culvert replacement project at Perch Lake near Gary New Duluth will begin on May 13.


Minnesota moms: Join the Mother’s Day weekend fishing challenge

Published on April 30, 2024

Moms who live in Minnesota are invited to join a free virtual fishing challenge Saturday, May 11, through Sunday, May 12, during Take a Mom Fishing Weekend, when all Minnesota moms can fish without purchasing a fishing license.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, April 30

Published on April 30, 2024

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


Minnesota DNR invites public comment on Lac qui Parle WMA master plan update

Published on April 23, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites people interested in the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area to share their thoughts on a draft update of the master plan for the popular hunting, fishing and wildlife-watching destination in southwestern Minnesota.


Minnesota DNR volunteers celebrated during National Volunteer Week

Published on April 22, 2024

More than 14,400 volunteers helped the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources do everything from monitoring rainfall levels to clearing trails, according to the new 2023 annual DNR volunteer report.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, April 22

Published on April 22, 2024

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


Zebra mussels confirmed in Lee Lake in Clay County

Published on April 18, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lee Lake, near the city of Hawley in Clay County.


Public invited to tour Waterville State Fish Hatchery

Published on April 18, 2024

Open house is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 24.


Firearms safety is key to a successful turkey hunt

Published on April 18, 2024

With tens of thousands of hunters set to hunt wild turkeys between now and the end of May, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages them all to prioritize safety and remember a safe hunt is a successful hunt.


Free entrance to Minnesota state parks on April 27

Published on April 15, 2024

Minnesotans are encouraged to explore outdoors with friends and family.


Peregrine falcon eggs visible on DNR FalconCam

Published on April 15, 2024

Falcon pair prepared nest for brood.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, April 15

Published on April 15, 2024

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


As people head for the water, Minnesota DNR reminds them to prioritize their safety

Published on April 11, 2024

With anglers, boaters, and paddlers taking advantage of the early ice-out across much of Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding anyone spending time around lakes, rivers, and ponds that water temperatures remain extremely low and unexpected falls can turn tragic.


Glendalough State Park to host annual ‘Walk’

Published on April 8, 2024

Glendalough State Park, in west-central Minnesota, will host its 28th annual Walk for Glendalough on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Minnesota Twins offer free hats and discounted tickets

Published on April 8, 2024

Anyone with a 2024 Minnesota fishing or hunting license can access a special ticket package with the Minnesota Twins this season.


DNR offers tips for staying safe this off-highway vehicle season

Published on April 8, 2024

Off-highway vehicles have been common sights across the state for weeks now, and they’ll become more prevalent going forward, as trails open for use as conditions allow.

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