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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.


Dry conditions throughout Minnesota increase potential for wildfires

Published on December 13, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages Minnesotans to use caution and stay aware of wildfire risk.


Minnesota DNR seeks input on Kensington Loop OHV Trail proposal

Published on December 11, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites public review and written comments on a proposal by Douglas County and the Runestone Off-Road ATV Riders (ROAR) Club to obtain grant-in-aid funding for an off-highway vehicle loop trail connecting Holmes City, Kensington Rune Stone Park, and the city of Kensington.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 11

Published on December 11, 2023

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


Winter pumping at Canisteo Mine Pit to aid construction of permanent water outlet

Published on December 7, 2023

The Minnesota DNR urges people to stay off the ice all winter at the Canisteo pit, nearby wetlands, and Holman Lake.


Minnesota DNR’s newest conservation officers complete training, hit the field

Published on December 7, 2023

After months of intensive training in all aspects of being a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer, 15 new officers are now working in their initial field stations.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 5

Published on December 5, 2023

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


Minnesota and Wisconsin DNRs partner to capture 323 invasive carp

Published on December 1, 2023

Largest single capture in Minnesota/Wisconsin waters


Caution paramount as ice season gets underway

Published on December 1, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone to stay on shore until there’s at least 4 inches of new, clear ice.


December CWD hunt offers additional harvest opportunities

Published on November 30, 2023

Following confirmation of CWD-positive deer in the Wabasha area, DPA 342 is added to late-season hunt.


Collect and sell black spruce cone in northern Minnesota to the State Forest Nursery

Published on November 30, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources State Forest Nursery is looking for people to collect black spruce cones this winter in northern Minnesota.


Minnesota DNR shares reminders about the upcoming snowmobile riding season

Published on November 30, 2023

As the snowmobile riding season draws near, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds riders of important dates, safety tips and registration requirements.


First-come, first-served seats to be offered for annual DNR Roundtable event

Published on November 30, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Roundtable — an annual gathering of conservation partners to discuss fisheries, wildlife, and ecological and water resource topics and encourage partnership — will again include an open registration opportunity.


CWD detected in a wild deer near Wabasha in southeastern Minnesota

Published on November 27, 2023

A deer harvested during the opening weekend of firearms season near Wabasha in southeastern Minnesota has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Nov. 27

Published on November 27, 2023

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


Repair work on Heron Lake dam underway

Published on November 20, 2023

Drawdown will facilitate repairs while improving habitat and water quality.


As holiday approaches, remind kids about dangers of cold water

Published on November 20, 2023

Unseasonably warm weather during the first half of November means many lakes and ponds remain free of ice, but the water is dangerously cold.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Nov. 20

Published on November 20, 2023

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


2024 invasive aquatic plant management grant applications open Nov. 17

Published on November 16, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering grants to lake associations and other groups for projects to manage invasive aquatic plants.


Free entrance to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on Nov. 24

Published on November 13, 2023

Minnesotans encouraged to explore outdoors with friends and family over the holiday weekend.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Nov. 13

Published on November 13, 2023

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


DNR employee receives Smokey Bear Award

Published on November 9, 2023

Recipient chosen for dedication, success in wildfire prevention.

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