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Minnesota DNR advances implementation of Get Out MORE funding

Published on January 22, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced the programmatic framework that will guide how and where the historic, one-time Get Out MORE (Modernize Outdoor Recreation Experiences) investments will be focused.


DNR releases Invasive Carp Action Plan update

Published on January 18, 2024

Broad collaboration informed plan update


Snowshoeing opportunities abound on state lands

Published on January 16, 2024

Snow cover in northeast and southwest Minnesota means snowshoers can enjoy the sport.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 16

Published on January 16, 2024

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


DNR seeks private woodland owners to help expand forest inventory data

Published on January 11, 2024

Participants will receive high-quality data on their woodlands at no cost


Minnesotans fish free with kids Jan. 13-15

Published on January 11, 2024

Safety is the first priority for anglers; ice remains unsafe in much of the state


DNR to close Upper Sioux Agency State Park in February

Published on January 10, 2024

As part of its work to transfer the land at Upper Sioux Agency State Park to the Upper Sioux Community, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will close the park to the public on Feb. 16, 2024.


DNR honors watershed district

Published on January 8, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources presented its annual Watershed District of the Year award to the Carnelian-Marine-St. Croix Watershed District.


DNR honors Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District

Published on January 8, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has presented its annual Ecological and Water Resources recognition award to the Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District.


DNR report shows wetland gains in state

Published on January 8, 2024

Wetland Status and Trends Monitoring Report summarizes 15 years of data


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 8

Published on January 8, 2024

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


Clear Lake partial drawdown to begin this spring

Published on January 5, 2024

Area fisheries managers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will begin the drawdown process on Sibley County’s Clear Lake this spring. The temporary lowering of water levels on this 505-acre lake is taking place to improve fish and wildlife habitat as well as water quality.


First Free Park Day of 2024 at Minnesota state parks and recreation areas is Jan. 15

Published on January 5, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is waiving vehicle permit fees at all 75 state parks and recreation areas on Monday, Jan. 15.


DNR looking to fill 200 paid summer internships

Published on January 5, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for passionate and dedicated students interested in learning more about natural resource careers through paid summer internships.


Minnesota DNR webinars focus on winter animal tracks, ice fishing live from the lake

Published on January 2, 2024

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


DNR, county sheriffs warn of poor ice conditions across Minnesota

Published on December 28, 2023

Widespread rain, wind and unseasonably warm weather during recent days have degraded ice conditions throughout the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Minnesota DNR shares 2023 accomplishments

Published on December 27, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has released a year-end list of some of its major accomplishments in 2023.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on December 26, 2023

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


Join people across the country for a First Day Hike at a Minnesota state park

Published on December 22, 2023

First Day Hikes will take place at 12 Minnesota state parks on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, as part of a nationwide effort to connect people with the outdoors.


Goal of new litter on ice law: keep Minnesota’s lakes and rivers clean

Published on December 22, 2023

Every winter, hundreds of thousands of anglers head for the frozen water to fish. Most ice anglers clean up after themselves, but some don’t — and it’s their behavior that was the impetus for a new litter-on-ice law the Minnesota Legislature passed earlier this year.


Work to begin in 2024 on key connection of Blazing Star State Trail

Published on December 19, 2023

Work will begin soon on the Blazing Star State Trail to connect the communities of Albert Lea and Hayward, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The popular biking and hiking trail will have a new segment substantially completed and open for public use in 2025, when a trail, bridge and fishing access areas are constructed over the eastern part of Albert Lea Lake.


Minnesota DNR enhances protection for turtles

Published on December 18, 2023

Two changes that enhance protection for Minnesota’s native turtles will go into effect Jan. 1.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 18

Published on December 18, 2023

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


Protect trees from winter and wildlife

Published on December 14, 2023

Taking proactive measures now can help young yard trees survive winter weather conditions and hungry wildlife, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Top tips for fun winter outings to state parks and trails

Published on December 14, 2023

Winter recreation options are abundant in Minnesota state parks, recreation areas and trails.

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