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Well sampling planned in Aitkin County for Groundwater Atlas

Published on May 16, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will collect water samples from about 90 wells in Aitkin County for use in the development of a Groundwater Atlas for the county.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Pulaski in Wright County

Published on May 16, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Lake Pulaski in the city of Buffalo, Wright County.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on May 16, 2022

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


DNR warns the public of flooding and dangerous high-water conditions along North Shore

Published on May 13, 2022

Severe storms have caused closure of multiple trails, roads, bridges and campgrounds


Anglers can prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species

Published on May 12, 2022

Clean, drain, dispose every time.


DNR app helps people take active role in protecting game, fish resources

Published on May 12, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages cellphone users to download the mobile app MNTip ahead of the Minnesota Fishing Opener on May 14.


Wild fox in Minnesota tests positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza

Published on May 11, 2022

A wild fox from Anoka County has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza.


Counties added to spring burn restrictions as wildfire risk increases in northwestern Minnesota

Published on May 10, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has further expanded the area subject to open burning restrictions as the wildfire season deepens and expands in northwestern Minnesota.


DNR to host engagement sessions to inform all-terrain vehicle strategic planning

Published on May 9, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, at the direction of the Minnesota Legislature, is developing a statewide strategic plan for all-terrain vehicles.


Be aware of changes to turtle harvest regulations

Published on May 9, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans hoping to harvest wild turtles this year that they will need a valid fishing license and must adhere to updated regulations.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on May 9, 2022

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


Lt. Governor, DNR commissioner, other Minnesota moms enjoy Take a Mom Fishing Weekend with their kids

Published on May 7, 2022

Mother’s Day and Minnesota’s fishing tradition are wrapped into one as families celebrate Take a Mom Fishing Weekend (May 7-8).


Longtime North Shore conservation officer named CO of the Year

Published on May 6, 2022

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Kipp Duncan has been named the 2021 DNR Conservation Officer of the Year, which is an annual award presented to an officer for outstanding overall career performance.


Grand Marais area fisheries office announces survey work

Published on May 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be conducting lake and stream surveys in the Grand Marais area beginning in May and continuing through September.


Douglas County added to spring burn restrictions

Published on May 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has added Douglas County to the area subject to open burning restrictions as warm and dry weather spreads throughout the state.


Fishing regulations available in Hmong, Karen, Somali, Spanish

Published on May 2, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has translated the state’s 2022 fishing regulations into Hmong, Karen, Somali, and Spanish.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on May 2, 2022

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


Northern state forest roads, trails flooded by spring rains

Published on April 29, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources cautions state forest road and trail users to watch for flooding and damage in the northern third of the state as a result of recent spring rain and seasonal snow melt.


Pine County added to spring burn restrictions

Published on April 28, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has added Pine County to the area subject to open burning restrictions as warm and dry weather spreads throughout the state.


Minnesota breaks national rainfall monitor recruiting records

Published on April 28, 2022

More volunteers means more, better precipitation data.


Swan Lake drawdown to continue for second year

Published on April 28, 2022

Area managers hoping for lower water levels in 2022.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on April 25, 2022

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


Ojibwe spring fishing season begins soon

Published on April 25, 2022

Each spring, Native American tribal members in Minnesota preserve their cultural heritage while providing a vital food source for tribal communities by harvesting fish through netting and spearing. This legally protected, regulated harvest of fish usually begins in mid-April at ice-out.


Try Lake Pepin, Mississippi River for unique fishing destination

Published on April 25, 2022

Simply casting a worm on a hook into the Mississippi River in the scenic Lake Pepin area gives anglers a great chance of catching a wide variety of fish, all while experiencing the fun and intrigue of river fishing.


DNR seeks comments on International Falls area fisheries management plans

Published on April 25, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anglers and others to comment on fisheries management plans through Sunday, May 15, for several lakes in the International Falls fisheries work area.