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DNR, City of Coleraine to Upgrade Boat Landings on Trout Lake

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the city of Coleraine are working together this summer on major upgrades to two city boat access sites on Trout Lake – one in Cotton Park and one in Long Year Park. Work has begun on the site in Long Year Park…


Discover Minnesota’s watchable wildlife and beat the rise in gas prices with ‘one tank wildlife trips’

With rising gas prices, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a summer vacation idea that could save people money. It’s an opportunity to take one-tank trips to discover Minnesota’s watchable wildlife. “Wildlife can provide exciting experiences that are fun to share with your family and friends,” said Carrol…


DNR To Survey Lakes in the Grand Marais Area

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be surveying several lakes and streams in the Grand Marais area (Cook County) during the next few months. Survey results are used to evaluate fisheries management efforts and to determine whether additional efforts are needed. Results are also used to update individual…


Keep Birds Healthy, Clean Feeders Regularly

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging people with bird feeders to take several steps this summer to keep birds healthy. “Moldy birdseed and unclean bird feeders can cause birds to become sick,” said Carrol Henderson, DNR Nongame Wildlife Program supervisor. “In hot or humid weather, it is…


DNR to Study Lake Kabetogama Walleye Natural Reproduction

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is releasing marked walleye fry this spring in Lake Kabetogama at Voyageurs National Park to better understand the species’ natural reproduction and recruitment cycles. The work may help researchers understand why young walleye survival rate has declined on the lake recently, after remaining…


DNR to Convene Multi-State Meeting June 4 on Lead Fragments in Venison

Wildlife, public health and food safety experts from five states will meet in Minnesota next week for the purpose of helping regulators, hunters and processors better understand the implications of lead fragments in hunter-harvested deer. The meeting, hosted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), will be held Wednesday,…


Graduation Time Brings Water Accidents

At this time of year, there are tragic stories of young people who either drown or become seriously injured in water accidents while attending graduation party festivities. Unfortunately, most accidents could have been prevented with adult guidance and supervision, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Tim Smalley,…


DNR’s Lake Finder Updated With Data Encouraging More Fish Consumption

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Lake Finder, the Web site that provides information about specific lakes, now includes newly revised fish consumption data that encourages people to eat more fish. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) revised its fish consumption advisory to include a large new body of…


DNR Finds Eurasian Watermilfoil in a New Lake Near Brainerd

Eurasian watermilfoil, an invasive species already found in some Minnesota lakes, was discovered Monday in Upper Mission Lake, located 15 miles north of Brainerd. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) staff were conducting a survey of aquatic plants when they noticed fragments of Eurasian watermilfoil floating in the lake. Rooted…


DNR Seeks Comments on Two Lake Vegetation Management Plans in Duluth Area

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comments until June 13 on lake vegetation management plans for Caribou and Nichols lakes, which are located near Duluth in St. Louis County. The draft plans and comment forms are available on the DNR Web site at: http://www.mndnr.gov/areas/fisheries/duluth/reports.html Draft plans…