Recruit, retain, reactivate

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Here to help

DNR's work in recruitment, retention and reactivation – R3 for short – has one primary goal: Helping you find the information and learn the skills needed to enjoy Minnesota's great outdoors.

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Get the R3 toolkit

Can your organization be more effective in keeping people hunting, fishing and enjoying the outdoors?
Download the complete toolkit

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Interested in becoming a mentor?

Contact our Hunting and Angling R3 coordinator, James Burnham, at [email protected].

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Help others discover

Grants are available to help focus the attention and activity of new recruits and those who have lost touch on the outdoors.
Learn about the grants


The big picture

Find outdoor happenings and nearby attractions throughout Minnesota.
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