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.
As we warned last week, one of the things that gun control proponents could still do is call a hearing in the Senate, where they control the Judiciary Committee.
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…..
We’ve released Episode #16 of the Minnesota Gun Report: Not dead yet?
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton recently released a letter he sent to Twin Metals—the company owned by Chilean mining conglomerate Antofagasta (now based in London) that wants to build a…..
In this week’s episode, we provide an update on recent events at the State Capitol, including a new gun control bill from the unrelenting anti-gun Senator Ron Latz.
The Minnesota Gun Owners Political Action Committee today announced their endorsement of Jake Coleman for State Senator in Senate District 47.
Minnesota state legislators last week moved to rein in a Department of Natural Resources that was trying to use the rulemaking process as a means to circumvent lawmakers.
In this week’s episode, we cover the kickoff of the 2016 legislative session.
With generous support from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Pheasants Forever and AgSolver have expanded the Precision Agriculture Business Planning Initiative to Minnesota with…..
The Minnesota Gun Owners Political Action Committee today announced their endorsement of Jim Nash for reelection as State Representative in House District 47A.
As we’ve told you before, the DNR is pushing a ban on lead shot for hunting in over half the state.
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…..
We’re excited to unveil our 2015 Legislative Scorecard! With the 2016 legislative session just getting started, and new gun control bills on the table, it’s critically important that every single…..
The Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus & Political Action Committee today announced their opposition to the gun owner registration bill proposed today by Senator Ron Latz (DFL SD46) and…..
As I write this email, Michael Bloomberg’s “Everytown” and “Moms Demand Action” gun control groups are at the Minnesota State Capitol, holding a press conference with Senator Ron Latz…..
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…..
At noon yesterday, the Minnesota legislature reconvened for the final part of the 2015 – 2016 legislative session.
As you may have heard, there’s a new indoor shooting range coming to Chanhassen, MN this spring, which means National Carry Academy can now offer a new and convenient venue on Highway 5 and Dell Rd.
Last fall we made you aware of a proposed lead shot ban in farmland Wildlife Management Areas throughout Minnesota from the MN Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR).
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.
Faced with this litigation threat, earlier this month Ramsey County threw in the towel and will remove No Guns signs…
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.
Our first social event of 2016 is coming up on March 10th. We’re sponsoring a “Social Shoot” Range Night at Bill’s Gun Shop & Range in Robbinsdale, Minnesota from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.
The number of valid Minnesota carry permits is now 221,712, an increase of more than 6,000 in the last month, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.