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DNR to host meeting on future risks of feral pigs and released mink

Published on November 7, 2023

Public invited to share feedback on proactive review of agency roles and policy.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Nov. 7

Published on November 6, 2023

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


Zebra mussels confirmed in 3 Itasca County lakes

Published on November 3, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Jessie Lake near Talmoon, Turtle Lake near Marcell and Trout Lake near Coleraine, all in Itasca County.


A successful hunting season depends on safety

Published on November 3, 2023

With a half-million hunters set to converge on the state’s fields and woods for Saturday’s firearms deer opener, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to make safety their top priority.


Signal crayfish confirmed in Minnesota

Published on November 3, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of signal crayfish, an invasive non-native species, in Lake Winona, adjacent to Alexandria in Douglas County.


DNR sets winter walleye fishing regulations for Upper Red, Mille Lacs lakes

Published on October 31, 2023

The walleye limit for Upper Red Lake will decrease from the five allowed during open water season to four this winter while the Mille Lacs Lake walleye limit will remain at one.


DNR grants help children get outside, begin a lifetime of outdoor experiences

Published on October 31, 2023

Apply through Dec. 12 for funding aimed at increasing outdoor experiences, education and stewardship.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Oct. 31

Published on October 31, 2023

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


Staying safe on cold water is everyone’s responsibility

Published on October 26, 2023

To anyone on or around the water this fall, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources offers this reminder: Your safety is your responsibility.


Minnesota DNR State Forest Nursery accepting seedlings orders

Published on October 25, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources State Forest Nursery is accepting orders for spring 2024 seedlings beginning Oct. 25, 2023.


Some off-highway vehicle trails, access routes in state forests will close to recreational use during firearms deer hunting

Published on October 23, 2023

Recreational use of off-highway vehicles will be restricted on some state forest trails and access routes during the upcoming firearms deer hunting season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Oct. 23

Published on October 23, 2023

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


Whitefish and Cisco sport gillnetting to open on select Grand Marais area lakes

Published on October 20, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has set dates for recreational netting of whitefish and cisco, also known as tullibee, on six lakes in the Grand Marais area in Cook County.


Whitefish and Cisco sport gill netting to open on select Tower area lakes

Published on October 19, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has set dates for recreational netting of whitefish and cisco, also known as tullibee, on eight lakes in the Tower area.


Whitefish and Cisco sport gillnetting to open on select Grand Rapids area lakes

Published on October 19, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has set dates for recreational netting of whitefish and cisco, also known as tullibee, on six lakes in the Grand Rapids area.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Stone Lake

Published on October 16, 2023

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Big Stone Lake, a long, narrow lake that extends 26 miles through Big Stone County in Minnesota and two South Dakota counties.


Field reports: What Minnesota deer hunters can expect this season

Published on October 16, 2023

More than 400,000 deer hunters are preparing for the firearms deer season that opens Saturday, Nov. 4.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Oct. 16

Published on October 16, 2023

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


Minnesota DNR certifies a state record coho salmon

Published on October 12, 2023

An angler caught a 10-pound, 14-ounce coho salmon from Lake Superior in St. Louis County that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has certified as a state record, breaking the previous record from 1970.


Midpoint Assessment of Forest Management Strategic Direction: Sustainable Timber Harvest Implementation Report available

Published on October 12, 2023

Data show alignment with goal of managing public forest lands to sustain multiple benefits.


Public invited to land celebration Oct. 13

Published on October 10, 2023

Celebration of public land to be part of 11th annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener.


Minnesota DNR invites public comment on proposed updates to the management plan for Thief Lake in Marshall County

Published on October 9, 2023

People interested in Thief Lake in Marshall County are invited to share their thoughts with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on proposed updates to the lake’s management plan. The updated plan will be used as a guide to maintain the high-quality wetland habitat at Thief Lake.


Minnesota DNR seeks public input for updates to Lac qui Parle WMA master plan

Published on October 9, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking people interested in the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area to share their perspectives about future management at the WMA.


It’s easy to make a plan for a safe and successful deer hunting season

Published on October 9, 2023

As archery deer hunters enjoy the current hunting season and 400,000 hunters prepare for firearms deer hunting seasons, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to plan ahead for a safe and enjoyable hunt.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on October 9, 2023

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

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