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Minnesota DNR classifies 13 invasive plants, animals as prohibited

Published on February 20, 2024

Action expands environmental and economic protections.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Feb. 20

Published on February 20, 2024

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


Minnesota DNR releases 2023 Forest Health Annual Report

Published on February 15, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has released its 2023 Forest Health Annual Report, which summarizes findings about the pests, diseases, and other issues impacting the state’s forests. This data was collected through aerial surveys of 17.3 million acres in 2023 covering every forested area across the state, as well as on-the-ground site visits.


Habitat project to begin at Clifton, Rolling Hills wildlife management areas

Published on February 13, 2024

Project in Lyon County is the product of partnership with Pheasants Forever and the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.


Minnesota DNR seeks public input on updates to Lake of the Woods fisheries management plan

Published on February 13, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking people interested in Lake of the Woods fisheries management to share their perspectives about future management of the lake.


Warm winter causes temporary road, trail closures

Published on February 13, 2024

Unusually mild weather in February is impacting road and trail conditions in several parts of the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Feb. 13

Published on February 13, 2024

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


Minnesota DNR seeks public input for updates to Carlos Avery WMA master plan

Published on February 8, 2024

As part of its effort to update the Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area master plan, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for input from people interested in the WMA.


Prune oaks now to avoid oak wilt infection

Published on February 8, 2024

The unusually warm winter might leave more than a mark on the record books – it could hasten invasive oak wilt infection risk. Now is the safest time to prune and trim oak trees to prevent the spread of this deadly disease, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Feb. 5

Published on February 5, 2024

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


Public input needed on fisheries management plans for 112 Minnesota lakes

Published on February 2, 2024

February is the month to connect with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries offices across Minnesota about 112 lakes in 34 counties that will have their fisheries lake management plans updated in 2024.


Big Stone Lake State Park featured on 2024 state park vehicle permit

Published on February 2, 2024

Each year, DNR chooses a different park or natural feature to highlight on state park vehicle permits


Minnesota DNR accepting comments on environmental documents for proposed Maple Creek Habitat Enhancement Project

Published on January 30, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through Feb. 29 on an environmental assessment worksheet for the Maple Creek Habitat Enhancement Project, located in Fillmore County.


DNR seeks comments on Duluth area stream management plans

Published on January 29, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anglers and others to comment through Friday, March 1, on fisheries management plans.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 29

Published on January 29, 2024

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


Minnesota DNR advances implementation of Get Out MORE funding

Published on January 22, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced the programmatic framework that will guide how and where the historic, one-time Get Out MORE (Modernize Outdoor Recreation Experiences) investments will be focused.


DNR releases Invasive Carp Action Plan update

Published on January 18, 2024

Broad collaboration informed plan update


Snowshoeing opportunities abound on state lands

Published on January 16, 2024

Snow cover in northeast and southwest Minnesota means snowshoers can enjoy the sport.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 16

Published on January 16, 2024

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


DNR seeks private woodland owners to help expand forest inventory data

Published on January 11, 2024

Participants will receive high-quality data on their woodlands at no cost


Minnesotans fish free with kids Jan. 13-15

Published on January 11, 2024

Safety is the first priority for anglers; ice remains unsafe in much of the state


DNR to close Upper Sioux Agency State Park in February

Published on January 10, 2024

As part of its work to transfer the land at Upper Sioux Agency State Park to the Upper Sioux Community, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will close the park to the public on Feb. 16, 2024.


DNR honors watershed district

Published on January 8, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources presented its annual Watershed District of the Year award to the Carnelian-Marine-St. Croix Watershed District.


DNR honors Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District

Published on January 8, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has presented its annual Ecological and Water Resources recognition award to the Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District.


DNR report shows wetland gains in state

Published on January 8, 2024

Wetland Status and Trends Monitoring Report summarizes 15 years of data

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