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Minnesota Judge Approves DNR Plan to Protect Lynx

A federal judge has approved a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) plan that will protect lynx through additional restrictions on trapping east of U.S. Highway 53 in northeastern Minnesota. The plan, which was ordered by Judge Michael Davis, will protect this federally threatened species while still allowing trapping in…


DNR Seeks Input on Allowing Deer Hunting in Hemlock Ravine SNA

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold a public hearing on whether to allow deer hunting in the Hemlock Ravine Scientific and Natural Area (SNA) on Wednesday, July 23, at the Carlton Fire Hall at 100 Forth St. N., Carlton, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. or until…


Minnesota DNR Offers Advice for Lake of the Woods and Rainy River Sturgeon Anglers

Late season lake sturgeon harvest on Minnesota/Canada border waters opens July 1 and runs through Sept. 30. A sturgeon tag is required to harvest a sturgeon, but anglers may fish catch-and-release without a tag. Sturgeon must be 45-to 50-inches, inclusive, or more than 75 inches to harvest. Immediately upon reducing…


Minnesota State Parks Responds to Studies That Show Camping Does Not Come ‘Naturally’ To Some

When focus group participants were asked to name some things that kept them from going camping, many said they simply didn’t know how to camp. The focus group sessions were conducted last year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Parks and Recreation. “This came as somewhat…


DNR Trail Guidelines Publication Receives National Award

The Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has presented its 2008 Merit Award for Planning and Research to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Brauer & Associates. They were honored for their cooperative work in developing Minnesota’s “Trail Planning, Design & Development Guidelines.” The…


DNR Offers Advice to People Dealing With Beavers

The largest member of the rodent family, the beaver is an active woodcutter and dam builder. But when beaver populations get too high, they cause problems by cutting down valuable trees and flooding roads and property with their dams. Although the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) sets trapping seasons…


Minnesota Breeding Duck Numbers Increase, Canada Goose Numbers Remain Strong

Minnesota’ s breeding mallard and blue-winged teal numbers are higher than last year and the total duck population estimate increased, according to the annual May breeding waterfowl survey results released by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The mallard breeding population was estimated at 298,000, which is 23 percent…


Minnesota DNR Announces 2008 Deer Season Changes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is making major changes to simplify deer seasons and licensing for this fall, according to Lou Cornicelli, DNR big game program coordinator. The changes include allowing a person to individually purchase licenses for regular firearms, muzzleloader and archery in any combination; consolidating deer…


Woman Lake Included in Walleye Stocking Study

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries researchers, with help from local fisheries personnel, have launched a study to determine the optimum number of walleye fry that should be stocked back into four egg-source lakes including Woman and Winnibigoshish in Cass County, Otter Tail in Otter Tail County and…


First Graders Explore and Learn in the Great Outdoors

Some 102 students from Warroad Elementary School spent their last day of first grade in an outdoor classroom learning about the environment at Red Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Each took part in five separate learning sessions throughout the day, thanks to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife…