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DNR expands winter trout fishing in southeastern Minnesota
By David Schueller, DNR information officer Fly fishing guide Dan Michener walked to a partially snow-covered riverbank in Whitewater State Park. He cast a tiny nymph into the water several times then let it drift through deeper pools, hoping to … Full Story ...
Fishing over the limit nets big fine, loss of boat
An Illinois angler faces nearly $2,200 in fines and restitution, plus the loss of his boat and equipment, following an investigation by conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Charles H. Siegerdt, 54, Keenyville, Illinois, was recently found … Full Story ...
Minnesota state parks kick off new year with First Day Hikes
A New Year’s Day activity, known as a First Day Hike, is being offered at seven Minnesota state parks Jan. 1. “Naturalist-led First Day Hikes are a fun and inspired way to begin the new year with friends and family,” … Full Story ...
DNR solicits park and trail grant applications for 2015
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division is now accepting applications for the following grant programs: outdoor recreation, local trail connections, federal recreational trails and regional trails. These grant programs help local governments throughout the state creat ...
DNR accepting applications for coastal program grants
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for projects through its Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program. Approximately $400,000 is available for grants with funding provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for Coastal Management ...
Ruling classifies Minnesota wolves as threatened
Effective immediately, Minnesotans can no longer legally kill a wolf except in the defense of human life. A federal judge’s decision to immediately reinstate Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan place the animals under … Full Story ...
DNR, partners working on 4-year plan to boost pheasant numbers
Citizen input from the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Summit soon will be converted into a four-year action plan to increase and enhance grassland habitat on public and private lands. Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr said agency staff and partner … Full Story ...
New treatment aims to eradicate Christmas Lake zebra mussels
In an effort to eliminate any remaining zebra mussels from Christmas Lake in Shorewood, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has undertaken an experimental treatment that has been used only twice before in the U.S. On Friday, Dec. 19, a … Full Story ...
Start a new tradition: Late-season pheasant hunting
An abundance of birds, lack of snow and higher late season bag limits are all good reasons why Minnesotans may want to try some late season pheasant hunting. “Hunters are still flushing a lot of birds,” said Nicole Davros, a … Full Story ...
Think twice before going out on the ice
With the recent weather fluctuation and inconsistent ice conditions, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging everyone to think twice before going out on the ice. “Ice is never 100 percent safe,” said Maj. Greg Salo, DNR enforcement operations … Full Story ...
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Minnesota state parks and trails has expanded the number of trails open for winter fat bike riding, including opportunities at five state parks and four state trails. These new riding opportunities are in addition to 20 miles of existing trails … Full Story ...
Darkhouse spearing opens Dec. 22 on Dakota border waters
Darkhouse spearing becomes legal on Minnesota waters bordering North Dakota and South Dakota on Monday, Dec. 22, when a new law allowing spearing of northern pike takes effect. “Darkhouse spearing for northern pike has long been popular on inland waters … Full Story ...
Citizens can apply to serve on Leech Lake Fisheries Input Group
Citizens interested in volunteering to discuss Leech Lake fish and habitat can apply to participate in the Leech Lake Fisheries Input Group. Applications must be completed by Wednesday, Dec. 31, and are available online. “Input provided by this group will … Full Story ...
Prairie restoration underway at Minneopa State Park
A restoration of prairie and oak savanna habitat is taking place at Minneopa State Park near Mankato this winter, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The landscape in and around the park was originally a mosaic of prairies, … Full Story ...
Round 2 now open for metro conservation grant program
Applications will be accepted starting Monday, Dec. 15, for round two of a metro grant program that aims to restore, enhance and protect habitat in Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Projects eligible for the Conservation Partners … Full Story ...
Keep safety in mind when enjoying darkhouse spearing
After sawing a wide rectangle into the ice, a person holds a fish spear at the ready while looking through the water, past a small decoy meant to lure northern pike into range. A well-placed throw results in a pike … Full Story ...
Brothers plead guilty to deer hunting charges
Two brothers charged with illegal hunting violations in late 2013 recently pleaded guilty in a plea bargain agreement in Nobles County District Court, reports the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On Nov. 18, Steven E. Joens, 53, of Wilmont, and … Full Story ...
Ring in the new year on candle-lit trails at Minnesota state parks
Additional events in January and February provide more opportunities on candle-lit trails Thousands of people are expected to ring in the new year by taking a walk along candle-lit trails at Minnesota state parks on Dec. 31. The festivities will … Full Story ...
Give Minnesota state parks gift cards this holiday season
This holiday season, the Department of Natural Resources encourages shoppers to give the gift of the outdoors with Minnesota state parks gift cards. The cards can be purchased for any dollar amount over $10, and they never expire. They can … Full Story ...
Agencies working together to increase safety and save money
At one time government agencies were territorial and didn’t welcome other organizations venturing into their area. Those days are over. Now agencies commonly work together on multi-jurisdictional task forces, team up for training sessions and share resources. Such is the … Full Story ...
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