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.
Most deer-vehicle crashes statewide occur from September through January, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Hunters in western and south-central Minnesota can access a total 22,800 acres through the Walk-In Access program that allows public hunting on private land.
Eleven genetically rare bison have been released into Minneopa State Park near Mankato as part of the newest efforts by the Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Zoological Gardens.
The voluntary walleye stamp validation costs $5 but is not required to fish for or keep walleye.
Those looking for a scenic drive to take during peak fall color should consider visiting a Minnesota state forest, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
The Department of Natural Resources recently honored two minnesota youths for their outstanding conservation efforts during a ceremony held Sept. 4, at the Minnesota State Fair.
How to increase hunter opportunity and satisfaction during the spring wild turkey season will be the focus of four public discussion meetings hosted by the Minnesota DNR in September and October.
“Here in Minnesota we have some of the best grouse hunting opportunities in the nation,” said Ted Dick, forest game bird coordinator with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division will celebrate the importance of Legacy Amendment funding to prairie restoration in state parks, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on…..
Hunters who missed the lottery deadline for the Camp Ripley archery hunt can purchase surplus permits on a first-come first-served basis beginning 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.
Roseville artist Edward DuRose won the 2016 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp contest with a painting of an American wigeon.
Anyone with a 2015 Minnesota hunting or fishing license can receive a free camouflage Twins logo baseball cap by being among the first 500 to buy Minnesota Twins tickets through a special offer…..
People interested in being more actively involved in fisheries management on Mille Lacs Lake can apply to serve on a newly formed Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee.
To help travelers plan their fall hikes, bike rides, paddling trips and scenic drives to coincide as closely as possible with peak color, staff at Minnesota state parks and recreation areas will…..
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released its August Roadside Survey for ring-necked pheasants – a 33 percent increase from last year, including significant increases…..
Favorable weather conditions led to a 33 percent increase in the number of Minnesota pheasants compared to last year at this time.
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.