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.