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Zebra mussels confirmed in Crooked Lake in Douglas County

Published on September 15, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Crooked Lake, near Holmes City in Douglas County.


Starry stonewort confirmed in Thunder Lake in Cass County

Published on September 15, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the invasive algae starry stonewort in Thunder Lake, near Remer in Cass County.


DNR conservation officer candidates graduate from academy, hit the field

Published on September 15, 2022

Eighteen people graduated Tuesday, Sept. 13, from the 21st Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Academy, after training for 16 weeks in all aspects of their new careers as conservation officers.


DNR seeks input on Big Sandy Lake walleye regulations

Published on September 12, 2022

Open house is Oct. 5 in Aitkin area.


DNR seeks input on walleye, lake trout regulations in Itasca County

Published on September 12, 2022

Open house is Oct. 4 in Bigfork.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Sept. 12

Published on September 12, 2022

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


DNR begins drawdown of Lake Christina in Douglas, Grant counties to benefit fish and vegetation

Published on September 8, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has begun lowering the water level of Lake Christina in Douglas and Grant counties.


DNR encourages deer hunters to make a plan for archery season

Published on September 8, 2022

Archery deer hunting begins Sept. 17.


Pheasant numbers increase after favorable spring weather

Published on September 8, 2022

Pheasant numbers in Minnesota increased 18% from 2021, and exceeded the 10-year average by similar amount, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ annual roadside pheasant survey.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Sept. 8

Published on September 8, 2022

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


Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Bemidji in Beltrami County

Published on September 1, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the invasive algae starry stonewort in Lake Bemidji, adjacent to the city of Bemidji in Beltrami County.


Oak trees showing signs of drought stress, beetle infestation

Published on September 1, 2022

Oak trees stressed by recent drought have been showing symptoms of infestation by twolined chestnut borer, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


DNR asks waterfowl hunters to take precautions for avian flu

Published on September 1, 2022

With some waterfowl hunting seasons starting Saturday, Sept. 3, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is advising hunters to take precautions for avian influenza when handling harvested birds.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 29

Published on August 29, 2022

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


DNR seeks comments on EAW for tenant farmer’s house removal at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park

Published on August 23, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through Sept. 22 on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet to address the removal of the tenant farmer’s house at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park in Little Falls, Minnesota.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Henry and Red Rock Lake in Douglas County

Published on August 22, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake Henry, near Alexandria, and Red Rock Lake, near Hoffman. Both lakes are in Douglas County.


2021 DNR firearms safety instructor of year is longtime advocate of hunter education

Published on August 22, 2022

Will Purvis, of Vernon Center in Blue Earth County, is the 2021 DNR firearms safety volunteer instructor of the year.


DNR seeks applications for advisory committees on natural heritage, game and fish funds, hunting and fishing

Published on August 22, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is recruiting new members to serve on seven key advisory groups related to Minnesota’s natural heritage, the Game and Fish fund, and hunting and fisheries management.


Bridge repair project to limit Afton State Park parking in September

Published on August 22, 2022

The project will temporarily close the main road into the park.


DNR reminds hunters to watch for wild ricers during early waterfowl seasons

Published on August 22, 2022

Wild rice waters on Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, White Earth Nation reservations closed to early teal, early goose seasons.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Aug. 22

Published on August 22, 2022

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


New online tool shares Minnesota natural heritage data

Published on August 18, 2022

“Minnesota Conservation Explorer” also automates steps in Natural Heritage Review process.


Starry stonewort confirmed in Bowen Lake in Cass County, Turtle River Lake in Beltrami County

Published on August 15, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the invasive algae starry stonewort in Bowen Lake, near Backus in Cass County and in Turtle River Lake, near the city of Turtle River in Beltrami County.


Hunters asked not to shoot ear-tagged, radio-collared research bears

Published on August 15, 2022

Collared bears provide important management data.


DNR invites conversation about deer

Published on August 15, 2022

Public can talk with local wildlife staff about deer in their area and upcoming hunting season changes.