The open burning of household waste, contributes to 50 percent of the known dioxins generated in the state. Burning garbage has been illegal in Minnesota since the 1980s
The additional sites will open up not just for Memorial Day weekend, but for the entire camping season at each park.
Minnesota question of the week: Why do deer shed their antlers each year?
Nearly 1,400 youth from 72 schools participated in the state high school archery tournament in Minnesota in early April, representing only a fraction of the nearly 200,000 students in Minnesota…..
With the benefit of expanded spring turkey hunting opportunities in their favor, an estimated 42,000 hunters will take to Minnesota’s fields and forests between Wednesday, April 13, and the end…..
Landowners and anyone interested in bobwhite quail can discuss how to create habitat for these rare native Minnesota game birds at a meeting 6 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the Good Times Restaurant…..
Q: What can I do to prevent the spread of invasive species when I’m out on the trails this spring?
As warm weather approaches, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has temporarily closed many of its roads and motorized trails on DNR-administered land.
Minnesota shooting clubs will have another shot at developing or rehabilitating trap-shooting facilities as well as other ranges open to the public through a grants program from the Department…..
White-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease that is harmful and usually fatal to hibernating bats, has been confirmed at Lake Vermilion – Soudan Underground Mine State Park in northeastern Minnesota…..
Larry Perkins of Red Wing has been named the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Snowmobile Volunteer Instructor of the Year for 2015.
For retiring Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer (CO) Brad Johnson of Maplewood the most enjoyable or rewarding part of the job was serving the public.
With minimal snow this winter and warming February temperatures, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources anticipates early snow melt. This means annual burning restrictions will take…..
The “race” is on for fat bike enthusiasts as the second annual Northland Fat Bike Rally approaches at Lake Bemidji State Park. The event will take place on Saturday, March 5.
An interest in the outdoors and law enforcement at an early age led Dean Olson to his dream job as a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Ever wonder how pure maple syrup gets from trees to the table?
Q: Now is the time of year when Minnesota residents can contribute to the DNR’s Nongame Wildlife checkoff fund on their tax forms. What is this money used for and how does it help wildlife?
Fluctuations in the 2016 annual elk population survey illustrate one of the primary reasons wildlife researchers have begun placing GPS collars on elk in northwestern Minnesota and tracking…..
The El Nino weather pattern responsible for producing relatively mild winters in the Upper Midwest is expected to trigger an earlier-than-usual maple syruping season in Minnesota this year…..
Surrounded by autumn woods, you sit motionless as chickadees land so close you hear their wings before seeing them on the branch. You feel at peace and one with the woods – until your heart races.
Minnesota’s moose population remains low despite a slowing population decline during the past five years, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.
A new research project on free-ranging, wild elk of northwestern Minnesota aims to improve understanding of elk movements and habitat use.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources would like to remind them of an opportunity to invest in the future of nongame wildlife.
The DNR’s Enforcement Division currently employs about 215 licensed peace officers to serve the public and protect the natural resources of Minnesota.
Later this year, Minnesotans will have an option to purchase a special license plate to support Minnesota state parks and trails.
The Paul Bunyan State Trail between Nisswa and Jenkins will remain open during the State Highway 371 North realignment project, but trail users should be cautious near construction activity…..
Women can discover the enjoyment of snowshoeing, cross country skiing, birding, wild ricing, dark-house fishing and hiking at a winter workshop offered by the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program…..
On a spring morning, a novice turkey hunter holding a turkey call tries out a newfound skill of imitating the yelp of a turkey hen. From the field edge, gobbling ensues and a dark shape approaches.
Minnesota hunting or fishing license holders can order discounted tickets to Minnesota Wild hockey games at www.mndnr.gov/wildhockey.
State officials invited Minnesotans to take part in a 125-mile challenge, a state park “Total Takeover,” picnics, summer “samplers” and other special events throughout the coming year.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today that Lt. Col. Rodmen Smith, assistant director and 19-year veteran of the department, will be the next director.
The first turkey hunting time period begins Wednesday, April 13; the last ends Tuesday, May 31.
Local governments can apply for funds to develop, improve or rehabilitate public archery ranges through a program that makes grants of $5,000 to $25,000 available from the Minnesota DNR.
The point person for management of Minnesota’s deer, elk and moose populations and hunting seasons for deer and elk will be Adam Murkowski.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has extended the deadline for comment on a new elk management plan from Sunday, Dec. 27, to Friday, Jan. 22, to give people more time to weigh in.
Hunters this spring will get more time to enjoy being outdoors while trying to bag a wild turkey, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.
Give the card with a promise to take a child or grandchild snowshoeing this winter, fishing this spring or camping next summer and create priceless memories together in the great outdoors.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has awarded 44 conservation grants to various organizations and entities for restoring, enhancing and protecting habitat in Minnesota.
Minnesota state forests are one of the primary sources of balsam fir boughs and branches used to make holiday wreaths and swags, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant proposals to use volunteers to improve community forests through work such as planting, pruning and watering trees.