Outdoor enthusiasts now have an additional 5,041 acres of land spread in more than 22 counties where there are opportunities to hunt, trap, hike, cross-country ski and watch wildlife.
Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer throughout much of Minnesota this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license and apply for an antlerless permit.
The Department of Natural Resources asks hunters participating in Minnesota’s bear season that opens Tuesday, Sept. 1, to avoid shooting radio-collared research bears.
Duluth artist Dean Kegler has won the 2016 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources trout and salmon stamp contest with a painting of a brown trout.
Groups that want to restore, protect or enhance public land can apply for Conservation Partners Legacy (CPL) grants that help pay for work on Minnesota lands.
Paulette Pappenfus, 65, the third-generation owner of Pap’s Sports Shop in Little Falls, is the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ 2014 volunteer firearms safety instructor of the year.
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2016 Minnesota Pheasant Stamp from Monday,
Sept. 7, to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has added amphibious floats to a second Cessna 185 airplane in its Enforcement aviation section.
The August Canada goose hunt is underway in Minnesota, and the Department of Natural Resources reminds minnesota hunters to respect landowners and not trespass.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is encouraging rural homeowners to become “Firewise” to reduce the risks of wildfires to their homes.
A $1.67 million, three-year USDA grant that funds Minnesota’s Walk-In Access (WIA) program has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
On Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety released a list of out-of-state handgun carry permits that are now recognized as valid in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division will hold an open house at the Tower Civic Center, Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Families and youth can apply now for an opportunity to hunt with experienced upland bird hunts in October.
The California Fish and Game Commission adopted the 2015-16 waterfowl hunting regulations on Aug. 5.
Continuing Minnesota’s hunting heritage is the aim of an all-inclusive, multi-session learn-to-hunt program for adults who are new to hunting, according to the Minnesota DNR,
Results from the latest wolf population survey show no significant change in Minnesota’s wolf population during the past three winters, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season will open a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 26, with similar bag limits and season dates that were in place last year.
Learn to camp or refresh rusty outdoor skills at Lake Bemidji State Park by attending a two-night I Can Camp! event from 2:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, to 10:00 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16.
Youth can hunt with adult mentors during several organized youth hunting opportunities this fall.
Hunters can expect another conservative deer season in 2015 as management continues to rebuild deer numbers across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2016 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp from Monday, Aug. 17, through 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28.
Hunters can hunt Canadian geese in west-central Minnesota from Saturday, Aug. 8, through Sunday, Aug. 23, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
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The researchers plan to conduct expanded surveillance this summer and fall by testing ducks and geese handled as part of normal banding operations and by sampling hunter-harvested waterfowl.
Paddling enthusiasts hope to see an unprecedented number of canoes and kayaks on the Minnesota River on Saturday, June 13 (National Get Outdoors Day).
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources foresters are seeing many silver maples and some elms with stunted or no leaves and an abundance of seeds this spring.
The campground at Minnesota’s newest state park is expected to open in fall 2016.
This means burning permits will be available for burning of vegetative materials.
Hunters have until Friday, June 12, to apply for one of seven elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
This follows a multi-year Department of Natural Resources poaching investigation.
While avian influenza has not yet been found in wild turkeys, hunters are nonetheless reminded of ways to avoid potentially spreading the virus.
Minnesota’s outdoors enthusiasts would see significant improvements to the state’s management of fish and wildlife, and to other outdoor recreation programs, under a budget being proposed by Gov. Mark
The Department of Natural Resources’ Nongame Wildlife Program is seeking volunteers to participate in the Minnesota Frog and Toad Calling Survey to help track population changes in the state.
Two bull elk were illegally shot and killed near Grygla in an area that holds Minnesota’s smallest elk herd and has been closed to hunting since 2012, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
The DNR’s ongoing moose mortality research project also is providing important information on population status.
An acrylic painting of a tom turkey by Nicholas Markell of Hugo has won the 2016 Turkey Stamp Contest out of eight entries received for this year’s contest, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resourc
A youth paired with an adult can join other youth-adult pairs to learn the basics of fly fishing from experienced mentors over a whole weekend from Friday, May 29, to Sunday, May 31, near Lanesboro, M
Those who want to hunt turkeys for the first time this spring have until Monday, Feb. 23, to apply to hunt under the guidance of experienced National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) volunteers.