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April 20, 2018
Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
11 hours 53 min ago
April 15, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: When can you keep a foul-hooked fish?
April 15, 2018 - 7:15am
April 9, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has unveiled a new deer management plan, which establishes an annual statewide harvest target of 200,000 deer. (2014 file / News Tribune)
Minnesota DNR sets annual harvest goal of 200,000 deer as part of new statewide plan
April 9, 2018 - 7:18pm
April 8, 2018
A deer hunter walks to her deer stand on a Minnesota deer hunting opener. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expected to unveil a new deer management plan this week. News Tribune file photo
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
April 8, 2018 - 7:26am
Ask a Conservation Officer: When is a permit needed for burning brush piles?
April 8, 2018 - 7:19am
A tom turkey displays on a spring day. Wild turkey hunting seasons open April 18 in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ryan Brady photo, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Northbound gobblers: Wild turkeys keep pushing limits of northward expansion
April 8, 2018 - 12:43am
April 5, 2018
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. Submitted photo
Strategy for fighting invasive species: Slow the spread
April 5, 2018 - 6:14pm
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Senior Climatologist Kenneth Blumenfeld talks about climate change, history and projections with his “Climate Chaos in Minnesota” presentation at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on Wednesday, April 4. (Steve Kohls / Forum News Service)play button
'Warmer,' 'wetter,' 'extreme rainfall' trending in Minnesota: Climate change presentation at CLC raises concerns
April 5, 2018 - 3:24pm
April 1, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: What can you do with an unwanted turkey?
April 1, 2018 - 6:51am
March 31, 2018
Judge upholds ruling on White Bear Lake water levels: DNR's request for new trial rejected
March 31, 2018 - 9:03am
March 27, 2018
Kent Lokkesmoe, capital investment director for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, talks about the need to replace this old and outdated comfort station in the campground at Jay Cooke State Park during a tour on Tuesday. Gov. Mark Dayton is requesting $130 million in bonding from the Legislature for repairs and upgrades to DNR facilities, trails and roads across the state. Steve Kuchera /
Jay Cooke highlighted among worst DNR building conditions
March 27, 2018 - 6:20pm
March 25, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Fishing rules for North Shore rivers
March 25, 2018 - 6:31am
A Kamloops rainbow trout angler fishes at sunrise near the mouth of the French River. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to discontinue raising Kamloops rainbows for stocking in Lake Superior. News Tribune file photo
Sam Cook column: Last rites for 'loopers
March 25, 2018 - 5:01am
Field Reports: Tent fire doesn't slow Steger on expedition
March 25, 2018 - 3:45am
March 19, 2018
An angler holds a good-sized walleye caught on Mille Lacs Lake in July 2013. Forum News Service file photo
Mille Lacs walleye fishing catch and release again this summer
March 19, 2018 - 6:31pm