Department Of Natural Resources
Officials with the Department of Natural Resources say the nest under watch of the department’s online EagleCam now holds three eggs.
Authorities are tightening walleye regulations for three lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area but loosening them for another popular northern Minnesota lake.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s announcement that he’ll ask lawmakers to require a 50-foot buffer zone along most streams, lakes and wetlands to boost the state’s struggling pheasant population was the highlight of the annual Department of Natural Resources roundtable. But the discussions Friday also included ones about fishing, deer hunting, wolves and moose.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he will propose that the Legislature require 50-foot buffer strips along streams and lakes in Minnesota to boost the struggling pheasant population. At an annual Department of Natural Resources roundtable on outdoors issues in Brooklyn Park, the governor said his proposal would create 125,000 acres of pheasant habitat.
Gov. Mark Dayton is consulting with his Department of Natural Resources chief on how the state should respond to a federal ruling that outlaws hunting of gray wolves.
It’s been the most tested, controlled and, at times, controversial undertaking aimed at keeping an aquatic threat out of a Minnesota lake. The fear of a zebra mussel invasion in Shorewood’s Christmas Lake has been a priority of area residents for the past several years.
Despite colder weather, the DNR wants everyone to think twice before going out on the ice right now. The department says because of the recent weather changes, there are inconsistent ice conditions.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hopes to deliver the killing blow to zebra mussels discovered in a small Minneapolis-area lake.
The Department of Natural Resources is closing the late wolf season in northwestern Minnesota, where hunters and trappers have exceeded the season target.
The return of northern pike spearing to Mille Lacs Lake for the first time in 32 years is generating a buzz among long-time spearers.
Wildlife managers are closing the wolf season in northeastern Minnesota at the end of shooting hours Friday. Hunters and trappers had registered 30 wolves when the Department of Natural Resources decided Thursday to close the northeast zone.
Even though it’s not officially winter, it is officially snowmobile season in Minnesota.
The St. Paul City Council is set to vote on a resolution this week that would set plans for a new outdoor archery range in motion.
During this year’s open of waterfowl season, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center admitted more trumpeter swans for bullet wounds than ever before.
It looks like Wisconsin’s third wolf season could be over soon. The season began on Oct. 15. It’s slated to run until Feb. 28 or until hunters reach the 150-animal statewide kill limit.