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.
With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear…..
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources received the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Leadership Award for excellence for its commitment to responsible forest management.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announces awards of nearly $371,000 to 22 shooting range projects across the state through a shooting range grants initiative approved by the…..
With a state park within 30 miles of almost everyone in the state, no matter where you live or celebrate Thanksgiving, the restorative power of nature is always nearby…
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 128,174 deer through the third weekend of firearms deer season, up from 112,715 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of…..
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 118,599 deer through the second weekend of firearms deer season, up from 104,785 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of…..
Archers this year harvested 41 percent more deer in two hunts at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls.
The Becker County Attorney charged three men with wildlife violations after an investigation by the Minnesota DNR related to the illegal taking/possession of snapping turtles during the closed season.
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,401 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
In Pennsylvania, each hunter who harvests a deer or turkey has a legal obligation to report it within 10 days.
Hunters must keep the receipt supplied by the approved vendor as proof of purchase and as evidence the firewood is approved.
New hunters who have missed the opportunity to take a firearms safety class may still deer hunt under supervision this fall by purchasing a hunter apprentice validation.
On October 13, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released a proposed rule to ban lead shot on all wildlife management areas (WMAs) in the far western and southern half of Minnesota.
Before her arrows started shredding the tiny rings in the center of archery targets, world-class teen archer Breanna Theodore was trailing her dad, Mike Theodore, to deer stands on the Iron Range.
Youth ages 10-15 can participate in a special deer season that runs from Thursday, Oct. 15, to Sunday, Oct. 18, in 27 permit areas of southeastern and northwestern Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Lake John, in Wright County.
Late season waterfowl hunters are reminded that with water temperatures rapidly dropping across the state, wearing a life jacket is the best defense against the dangers posed by cold water, the…..
The 2015 elk hunts in northwestern Minnesota wrapped up on Sept. 20 with another successful season in the Kittson County area. Five of seven hunters harvested nice-sized bulls.
Timm is charged with one count of cruelty to animals and one count of prohibited use of a motor vehicle to chase wild animals
Richfield artist Timothy Turenne won the 2016 Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp contest.
Goose season is also closed in the central and south duck zones when duck season is closed.
With small game hunting season underway, conservation officers (CO) with the Minnesota DNR report some hunters not wearing required blaze orange clothing.