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2009 Minnesota State Park Permits Now On Sale

Just in time for holiday gift giving, the 2009 Minnesota state park annual permit is now on sale. It features a winter scene from Schoolcraft State Park in northeastern Minnesota to represent the theme of “quiet places.” Schoolcraft will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2009. Bemidji photographer Richard Jensen supplied…


DNR Announces NW Minnesota Furbearer Registration Stations

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds northwestern Minnesota fur trappers to register their pelts at one of several furbearer registration stations in December and January. Furbearers (all species) may be registered between noon and 7 p.m. on December 9, with bobcat and otter-only registration between 3 p.m. and…


Educators and Industry Partner With Minnesota DNR To Get Kids Outdoors This Winter

How do you get kids involved in ice fishing? Teachers from the Battle Lake and Nevis school districts and members of Ice Team, LLC, set out to answer that question at a recent educator workshop at Glendalough State Park sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) MinnAqua Program….


Minnesota DNR Announces 2009 Grant Applications Now Available

Applications are available now for grants that help local governments, organizations, and individuals throughout the state partner with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to fund a variety of conservation projects. This round of grant applications are for 2009 projects such as: acquisition of natural and scenic areas remediation…


Motor Access Plan Approved for North St. Louis County State Forests in Minnesota

Final forest classification and motor vehicle route designation plans have been approved for four forests in northern St. Louis County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). These state forests are Bear Island, Burntside, Kabetogama, and Lake Jeanette. As a result, most state forest lands located inside the…


Minnesota Deer Hunters Encouraged to Buy License Early

DNR Information Center Open Additional Hours This Weekend With more than 475,000 firearms deer hunters in the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages hunters to purchase their licenses early to avoid long lines and any system issues associated with the high sales volume. The 2008 Minnesota firearms…


Whitefish and Cisco Sport Netting Season on Shagawa Lake, Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Tower Area Fisheries announces the opening of whitefish/cisco netting on Shagawa Lake in St. Louis County. Opening date for Shagawa Lake will be November 8, 2008 and closing date will be November 30, 2008. Nets may be set after sunrise on the opening day…


ATV and Other OHV Riders: Riding Restrictions Start With Firearms Deer Season Opener in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders that new recreational riding restrictions will be in effect for the duration of the regular firearms deer hunting season. This restriction is intended to protect recreational OHV riders from potentially unsafe riding conditions and to minimize conflicts between…


Minnesota DNR Dock Removals Underway

All across Minnesota, lakeshore owners have been busily removing docks in anticipation of freezing temperatures. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is doing the same at public water accesses. Craig Mitchell, DNR Southern Region Trails and Waterways manager at New Ulm, said the DNR tries to leave docks out as…


Motor Access Plan Approved for the Sturgeon River State Forest of Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Mark Holsten has approved final forest classification and motor vehicle route designation plans for the Sturgeon River State Forest. The plan is in response to a legislative directive to re-examine vehicle use in all 58 state forests. To improve consistency across public forest…