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Whitefish and Cisco sport gillnetting to open on select Grand Rapids area lakes

Published on October 19, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has set dates for recreational netting of whitefish and cisco, also known as tullibee, on six lakes in the Grand Rapids area.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Stone Lake

Published on October 16, 2023

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Big Stone Lake, a long, narrow lake that extends 26 miles through Big Stone County in Minnesota and two South Dakota counties.


Field reports: What Minnesota deer hunters can expect this season

Published on October 16, 2023

More than 400,000 deer hunters are preparing for the firearms deer season that opens Saturday, Nov. 4.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Oct. 16

Published on October 16, 2023

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


Minnesota DNR certifies a state record coho salmon

Published on October 12, 2023

An angler caught a 10-pound, 14-ounce coho salmon from Lake Superior in St. Louis County that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has certified as a state record, breaking the previous record from 1970.


Midpoint Assessment of Forest Management Strategic Direction: Sustainable Timber Harvest Implementation Report available

Published on October 12, 2023

Data show alignment with goal of managing public forest lands to sustain multiple benefits.


Public invited to land celebration Oct. 13

Published on October 10, 2023

Celebration of public land to be part of 11th annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener.


Minnesota DNR invites public comment on proposed updates to the management plan for Thief Lake in Marshall County

Published on October 9, 2023

People interested in Thief Lake in Marshall County are invited to share their thoughts with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on proposed updates to the lake’s management plan. The updated plan will be used as a guide to maintain the high-quality wetland habitat at Thief Lake.


Minnesota DNR seeks public input for updates to Lac qui Parle WMA master plan

Published on October 9, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking people interested in the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area to share their perspectives about future management at the WMA.


It’s easy to make a plan for a safe and successful deer hunting season

Published on October 9, 2023

As archery deer hunters enjoy the current hunting season and 400,000 hunters prepare for firearms deer hunting seasons, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to plan ahead for a safe and enjoyable hunt.


DNR Fish and Wildlife Almanac

Published on October 9, 2023

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


Zebra mussels confirmed in East Leaf Lake in Otter Tail County

Published on October 5, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in East Leaf Lake, near Henning in Otter Tail County.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Oct. 2

Published on October 2, 2023

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


Minnesota DNR accepting comments on final environmental impact statement for Grindstone River Dam removal project

Published on September 26, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments on adequacy of the final Environmental Impact Statement for a proposal to remove the Grindstone River Dam in Hinckley. Comments will be accepted through Monday, Oct. 9.


Prairie chicken and sharp-tailed grouse hunters can help with northwestern Minnesota research

Published on September 25, 2023

Voluntary submission of wing or tail feathers needed for study.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Sept. 25

Published on September 25, 2023

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


The role of Minnesota’s public lands in addressing climate change

Published on September 21, 2023

Climate Week and National Public Lands Day are a chance to highlight the value of natural lands as an essential part of our climate solution.


Minnesota DNR celebrates new donation to the Paul Bunyan State Forest for National Public Lands Day

Published on September 21, 2023

More than 2,500 acres of forest, lakes and ponds will be added to the Paul Bunyan State Forest.


Minnesota celebrates Hunting and Fishing Day, National Public Lands Day, and Take a Kid Hunting Weekend

Published on September 21, 2023

Gov. Tim Walz has proclaimed Saturday, Sept. 23 as Hunting and Fishing Day in Minnesota, coinciding with National Public Lands Day and Take a Kid Hunting Weekend.


With hunting seasons underway, Minnesota DNR K9s focus on protecting people and natural resources

Published on September 19, 2023

As the days turn cooler and hunting seasons kick off, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ K9 Unit’s five teams are preparing to shift their focus to the field.


Minnesota DNR accepting comments on environmental documents for proposed Lake Bronson Dam rehabilitation

Published on September 19, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through Oct. 19 on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet related to the rehabilitation of the Lake Bronson Dam, located within Lake Bronson State Park in Kittson County.


Minnesota DNR invites public comment on Mille Lacs WMA master plan update

Published on September 18, 2023

People interested in the Mille Lacs Wildlife Management Area are invited to share their thoughts with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on a draft update of the WMA’s master plan.


Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Sept. 18

Published on September 18, 2023

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


Starry Stonewort confirmed in Dora Lake in Itasca County

Published on September 14, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of the invasive algae starry stonewort in Dora Lake, near Wirt in Itasca County.


Zebra mussels confirmed in Scandinavian Lake in Pope County

Published on September 14, 2023

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Scandinavian Lake, near Terrace in Pope County.

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