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Snow impacting access to state parks, trails

Published on December 22, 2022

Recent significant snow events are impacting winter recreation access in state parks and trails in northern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Heavy, wet snowfall last week made many roads and trails impassable and cut power to several state parks. Additional snow and bitter cold temperatures this week further impacted conditions at some state parks and trails across Minnesota.


DNR warns that slush weighs down ice, increases risk

Published on December 22, 2022

Last week’s snowstorm that dropped heavy, wet snow across much of the state has significantly affected ice conditions, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Minnesota’s updated wolf plan strengthens wolf conservation

Published on December 20, 2022

Plan guides DNR’s approach to wolf management.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 19

Published on December 19, 2022

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


5 easy ways to get outdoors this winter

Published on December 15, 2022

Wondering how to get outside and enjoy the outdoors this winter? The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has some great no- and low-cost activities open to everyone.


Sediment reduction work begins in Kingsbury Creek watershed

Published on December 15, 2022

West Duluth and Proctor residents will see more construction equipment moving into the area, as a sediment reduction project began in the Kingsbury Creek watershed in early December.


Moose habitat planning effort receives America the Beautiful Challenge grant

Published on December 12, 2022

A new federal grant award will fund collaborative planning by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to further large-scale moose habitat restoration in northeast Minnesota.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 12

Published on December 12, 2022

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


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 5

Published on December 5, 2022

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


Give the gift of the outdoors this holiday season

Published on December 2, 2022

Spread the joy of the outdoors to friends, family.


Cross country ski in Minnesota state parks, forests with Great Minnesota Ski Pass

Published on December 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans that the Great Minnesota Ski Pass, which allows cross-country skiers of all levels to enjoy the extensive state ski trail system, is available for purchase.


Most snowmobile trails need more snow and cold temperatures

Published on December 2, 2022

By statute, the opening date for Minnesota’s snowmobile trails is Dec. 1 but most of the state’s trails need more snow before they can be groomed for use, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


DNR invites public comment on Whitewater WMA master plan update

Published on December 2, 2022

Plan available online; in-person and online events planned for discussion and input.


December CWD hunt offers additional harvest opportunities

Published on December 2, 2022

Following confirmation of CWD-positive deer in Bemidji area, DPA 184 added to late-season hunt.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Dec. 2

Published on December 2, 2022

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


Avoid holiday tragedy by talking with kids about ice safety

Published on November 22, 2022

A pre-Thanksgiving cold snap means some lakes and ponds across Minnesota are beginning to freeze. However, this ice isn’t safe to walk on and the water underneath is dangerously cold.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Nov. 21

Published on November 21, 2022

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


Free entrance to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on Friday, Nov. 25

Published on November 17, 2022

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


Chronic wasting disease suspected in a wild deer in the Bemidji area for the first time

Published on November 14, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources received preliminary test results indicating the first suspected case of chronic wasting disease in a wild white-tailed deer in the Bemidji area.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Nov. 14

Published on November 14, 2022

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


DNR announces online land sale

Published on November 10, 2022

Public lands for sale in Itasca, St. Louis and Wadena counties.


Mille Lacs Lake winter anglers can harvest one walleye starting Dec. 1

Published on November 10, 2022

Fall assessment shows walleye population is abundant enough to sustain some harvest.


Informational meeting scheduled on management of Clear Lake in Sibley County

Published on November 10, 2022

DNR fisheries managers are investigating the use of drawdowns on Clear Lake, a shallow lake near Gibbon. An informational meeting is planned for Nov. 22 in Gibbon.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Nov. 7

Published on November 7, 2022

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


Burning restrictions issued

Published on November 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is restricting open burning due to increased wildfire risk from dry conditions across much of Minnesota.