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March 23, 2017
Wildlife biologists hope to bolster the elk herd in Sawyer County with 28 wild elk relocated from Kentucky. (Laine Stowell / Wisconsin DNR)
Sawyer County gets 28 Kentucky elk
17 hours 50 min ago
A northern long-eared bat that was captured with a net as part of a research project in the Superior National Forest in July 2015. (file / News Tribune)
Bat-killing fungus expands across Minnesota
21 hours 10 min ago
March 19, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for fish caught outside Minnesota
March 19, 2017 - 7:49am
March 18, 2017
Dan Wilfond (right), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries specialist at French River, prepares to measure a northern pike while doing a fisheries survey on Grand Lake north of Duluth in 2015. At left is Peter Nasby, a DNR fisheries intern. Some fisheries research efforts could be affected if the DNR is forced to make budget cutbacks. The agency is seeking fee increases for fishing and hunting licenses to prevent budget shortfalls. News Tribune file photo
Outdoors groups urge legislators to approve fee increases
March 18, 2017 - 9:33pm
March 16, 2017
This invasive silver carp was caught in the Illinois River in 2007. A silver carp has now been found in the St. Croix River. (Marlin Levison / Minneapolis Star Tribune)
Invasive silver carp found in St. Croix River
March 16, 2017 - 2:39pm
March 13, 2017
Chisholm men face charges in trapping cases
March 13, 2017 - 7:47pm
March 12, 2017
Field Reports: Ice shelter removal dates approaching
March 12, 2017 - 6:54am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Know water access rules on lakes or streams
March 12, 2017 - 5:30am
March 11, 2017
DNR investigates 'chemicals of concern' in Superior creek
March 11, 2017 - 1:36pm
Minnesota DNR conservation officer Tim Collette issues a citation to Jim Northrup III while his boat partner Todd Thompson videotapes the event at the Hole-in-the-Day access to Gull Lake in 2015. The two men were cited for illegally taking fish with a gill net. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service file photo
Jurisdiction in Minnesota fish netting case remains uncertain
March 11, 2017 - 4:39am
March 10, 2017
A cluster of little brown bats hang on the rock walls of level 12 of the Soudan Underground Mine. This winter's survey of the mine found the number of bats down 70 percent due to white-nose syndrome. (2008 file / News Tribune)
Deadly fungus taking toll on Soudan mine bats
March 10, 2017 - 7:07pm
March 5, 2017
A ruffed grouse roosts on snow beneath a balsam fir tree. Grouse survive winters best when more than 10 inches of soft, powdery snow is on the ground. News Tribune file photo
Field Reports: Winter weather a challenge for grouse
March 5, 2017 - 7:16am
March 2, 2017
A new campground and three group camps with capacity to accommodate more than 250 people a night are on track to open later this year at Lake Vermilion –  Soudan Underground Mine State Park. Pictured is one of the group camps.
New Lake Vermilion campground set to open mid-summer
March 2, 2017 - 7:58pm
A Minnesota DNR employee removes lymph nodes from a white-tailed deer at a registration station to test for chronic wasting disease. Minnesota DNR photo.
No chronic wasting disease in latest test results: Herds in Brainerd and Mountain Iron released from quarantine
March 2, 2017 - 9:43am
February 28, 2017
Devil's Kettle Falls is located along the Brule River at Judge C.R. Magney State Park, near Hovland on Minnesota's North Shore. Researchers are working to figure out where the water that falls into the "kettle" (at left) re-emerges. Minnesota DNR file photoplay button
Study explains mystery of Devil's Kettle
February 28, 2017 - 7:16pm