Judge backs DNR in fight with noted Ely bear researcher
The state’s chief administrative law judge has ruled in favor of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in the agency’s long-running dispute with Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers.
In a 69-page opinion filed Tuesday, Judge Tammy Pust found that the DNR does have the right to require that Rogers obtain a state permit to put collars on the wild black bears that he studies.
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