The Minnesota DNR has selected a 20-member advisory committee to provide the agency with feedback, advice on deer management, developing a statewide plan.
Historically, wild turkeys are thought to have lived only in far southern Minnesota. By 1880, they had vanished from the state due to unregulated hunting and habitat loss.
Anglers still cast lines and hunters head to deer camp each year, but the percentage of Minnesotans who hunt or fish is shrinking.
Test results show two deer harvested by hunters in Minnesota were infected with Chronic Wasting Disease, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
As northern Minnesota received its first significant snowfall last week, many snowmobile enthusiasts are rushing to take their first ride of the season.
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,958 deer during the first two days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department.
The 2016 elk hunts wrapped up on Sept. 18 with another successful season in the Kittson County area, according to the Department of the Natural Resources.
The Information Center at the Department of Natural Resources is piloting a permanent move to longer phone hours and days.
Excitement over Halloween and pumpkins turns to deer hunting and blaze orange, with the Minnesota firearms deer hunting season set to begin..
The city of Marshall has been selected as the host community for the 2017 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener.
Special hunts to prevent overpopulation of deer and protect resources will take place this fall at several Minnesota state parks.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has created an improved search tool that makes it easier for people to find places to hunt or enjoy the outdoors at wildlife management areas.
Hunters in portions of southeastern Minnesota can harvest antlerless deer in an early antlerless-only season from Thursday, Oct. 20, to Sunday, Oct. 23.
Minnesota’s absentee voting law makes it easy for hunters who plan to be in the field on Election Day to make their vote count…
The public is invited to attend the dedication of a new community-built gun range 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, as part of the Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener in Montevideo.
Groups that will help people start hunting or fishing, or continue these pursuits, are encouraged to apply for grants from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources by Thursday, Oct. 13.
Minnesota motorists can support conservation with a new critical habitat plate featuring a wild turkey.
Whether searching for activities weeks in advance or an hour in advance, make use of the Fall Color Finder, a trip-planning tool on the Department of Natural Resources webpage…..
Minnesota’s 2016 pheasant season begins Saturday, Oct. 15, and ends Sunday, Jan. 1.
As the bear hunting season approaches, the Minnesota DNR is asking hunters to avoid shooting research bears that are marked with large, colorful ear tags and have radio-collars.
Results from the latest wolf population survey show no significant change in Minnesota’s wolf population during the past four winters, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
About the same number of small game hunters took to the field in 2015 compared to the year before.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has begun work on a new statewide deer management plan – a multi-phase project that will emphasize opportunities for citizen input and involvement.
Hundreds of hikers are expected to take the 10th anniversary of the North Country Hiking Fest in stride with a day packed full of family friendly and healthy activities.
Women are invited to enroll in a how to hunt deer with firearms program being offered this fall through the Department of Natural Resources.
Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season will open on Saturday, Sept. 24, with similar bag limits and season dates that were in place last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Most testing will happen during the opening weekend of the statewide season A firearms deer season that begins Saturday, Nov. 5.
The disease is always fatal and infected deer can appear healthy. Live animal testing is still in development.
Steadily growing deer populations may produce more deer sightings and slightly more harvest opportunities for hunters during the 2016 season, although one-deer limits remain in parts of the state.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in collaboration with Central Lakes College, has discovered a bat species new to Minnesota, the evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis).
Michigan Department of Natural Resources crews are continuing to assess and clear damage from a complex of thunderstorms that slashed through the western Upper Peninsula early today…..
Youth can apply to hunt deer in select state parks and other refuge areas during 17 special deer hunts in October and November.
Minnesota’s ruffed grouse spring drumming counts were up 18 percent statewide this year compared to last year, according to a survey conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The month of July is, on average, the warmest of the year and is a time when many lawn sprinkler systems are running regularly.
Following a week of online voting, during which more than 30,000 votes were cast, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announced the winner of the contest to design a Minnesota state parks and trails license plate.
Cleanup following a storm can be an overwhelming task for homeowners. Knowing which trees to save and which to remove can impact safety and the survival of remaining trees.
Population counts are up for several species of ducks that breed in Minnesota, according to the results of the annual Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spring waterfowl surveys.
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?