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Take Advantage of Take-a-Kid Fishing Weekend June 6-8

Minnesotans who want to catch some quality family time are encouraged to take advantage of Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend, which is June 6-8. Minnesota residents 18 and older can fish for free during these days when they accompany an angler younger than 16. “Most kids would love to go fishing,” said…


McQuade Access to Open in July

The public access at McQuade Road to Lake Superior is not open to the public yet because construction is not complete, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). A grand opening for the McQuade access is planned for Friday, July 18 from 2-4 p.m. The public is invited…


Two Student Archers in DNR-Sponsored Program Take National Honors

Mitchel Monforton of Mound finished as the national champion male archer in the elementary division and Chantelle Skarda of White Bear Lake finished fourth in the female high school division at the National Archery In The Schools (NASP) National Tournament May 10 in Louisville, Ky. “We’re proud of everyone of…


Conservation Officer Academy XII Begins

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Conservation Officer Academy XII is underway at Camp Ripley, with 10 Conservation Officer Candidates (COCs) participating in the initial 12-week training program about state natural resource laws and how to enforce them. “As a conservation officer, you enforce fish and game laws to…


Season Begins Memorial Weekend for Three Unique State Park Tours

Visitors can travel by boat, bus, lantern light or train during a variety of unique tour options both above and below ground at three Minnesota state parks, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Saturday May 24 marks the start of the daily public tour season at Mystery…


Public Comments Sought on Wright County Wildlife Restoration Project

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting public comments through June 18 on the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed restoration of Pelican Lake, a 4,000-acre designated wildlife management lake in Wright County near Albertville and St. Michael. Charlotte Cohn, DNR environmental planner, said the EAW describes…


Partnership With DNR, St. Paul Saints Highlights Fishing

A partnership between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the St. Paul Saints Professional Baseball Club kicks off Saturday, May 24, and will feature in-game contests and announcements, an opportunity to buy a fishing license just inside the front gate of Midway Stadium and the chance to enter…


Campsites Still Available at Some Minnesota State Parks for Memorial Weekend

There are still opportunities to reserve a campsite at a Minnesota state park this Memorial Holiday weekend, but the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges people to make that reservation soon. “Memorial weekend traditionally is one of the biggest camping weekends in Minnesota state parks,” said Courtland Nelson, director…


DNR Wants to Create More Opportunities to Catch Muskie and Pike

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials are creating a management plan designed to increase angler opportunities to land trophy-sized muskellunge and northern pike. “Demand is growing but our supply is limited,” said Jason Moeckel, DNR Fisheries Operations Manager. “The purpose of this plan is to guide fisheries management so…


New Web Directories To Highlight Minnesota’s Family-Friendly Fishing Lakes

Introducing youth to angling will be a bit easier using new web tools being prepared by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) MinnAqua and Fishing In The Neighborhood (FiN) programs. “Taking children outside and using fishing as a fun way to explain environmental awareness and natural resource ownership is…