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Zebra mussels confirmed in Fish Lake in Hennepin County

Published on October 18, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Fish Lake, near Maple Grove in Hennepin County.


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

Published on October 18, 2022

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


Field reports: What Minnesota deer hunters can expect this season

Published on October 18, 2022

More than 400,000 deer hunters are preparing for the firearms deer season that opens Saturday, Nov. 5.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Oct. 18

Published on October 18, 2022

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


DNR responds to deepening drought conditions

Published on October 13, 2022

With drought expanding and a portion of the state now in extreme drought, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is carefully monitoring the situation and taking steps as outlined in the Minnesota Statewide Drought Plan.


Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener in Worthington this weekend

Published on October 11, 2022

Worthington and Nobles County will be the focus for pheasant hunters this weekend as southern Minnesota hosts the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener.


Pheasants Forever, DNR join forces to get new hunters into fields and forests

Published on October 10, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Pheasants Forever are inviting hunters to join the Hunter Mentor Challenge and take someone hunting who has never hunted before or has not hunted in a while.


DNR accepting applications for coastal area grants

Published on October 10, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications through Nov. 16 for projects associated with the Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Oct. 10

Published on October 10, 2022

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


Staying safe on cold water is everyone’s responsibility

Published on October 6, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone whose autumn plans include spending time on or around the water to keep safety in mind.


Salvage logging happening at Hubbel Pond WMA

Published on October 5, 2022

Part of North Country Trail closed temporarily.


DNR seeking applicants for shooting range grants

Published on October 3, 2022

Grants help develop, expand shooting ranges throughout Minnesota.


Starry stonewort introduction to Lake Superior prevented by watercraft inspectors

Published on October 3, 2022

Vigilant DNR watercraft inspectors prevented the introduction of starry stonewort to Lake Superior, which is currently not known to be infested with the harmful invasive species.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Oct. 3

Published on October 3, 2022

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


Risk of equipment-caused wildfire increases

Published on September 29, 2022

Drought conditions in central and southern Minnesota are drying vegetation. With these dry conditions comes an increase in wildfire risk.


As part of larger effort, CWD sampling occurring in deer permit areas 661, 256, 257, 262, 265

Published on September 26, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is conducting CWD sampling on deer one year of age or older harvested in the CWD management zone (deer permit area 661) where sampling is mandatory the opening weekend of firearms season A, Nov. 5-6, and in DPAs in the CWD surveillance zone (DPAs 256, 257, 262 and 265) where sampling is voluntary.


CWD sampling occurring in deer permit areas 213, 273

Published on September 26, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is conducting voluntary chronic wasting disease sampling on deer one year of age or older harvested in the CWD surveillance zone that includes deer permit areas 213 and 273.


DNR invites deer hunters to share wildlife observations

Published on September 26, 2022

Participation helps broaden understanding of deer and other Minnesota animals.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Sept. 26

Published on September 26, 2022

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


Zebra mussels confirmed in Canisteo Mine Pit in Itasca County

Published on September 23, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in the Canisteo Mine Pit, one of a series of legacy mine pits adjacent to the cities of Bovey and Taconite in Itasca County.


National Public Lands Day, Hunting and Fishing Day highlight Minnesota’s great outdoors

Published on September 23, 2022

Events fall during Take a Kid Hunting Weekend.


DNR completes three new aggregate resource maps of Swift, Sibley, and Redwood counties

Published on September 20, 2022

Geologists in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Aggregate Resource Mapping Program completed three new resource maps showing the potential for sand and gravel deposits, as well as crushed stone resources, in Swift, Sibley, and Redwood counties.


DNR announces lands for sale

Published on September 20, 2022

Two in-person public auctions will be held in October, online auction to be held later this fall.


DNR extends deadline to apply for advisory committees

Published on September 19, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is recruiting new members to serve on key advisory groups related to the Game and Fish Fund, and wildlife and fisheries management, and has extended the application deadline to Friday, Sept. 30.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Sept. 19

Published on September 19, 2022

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