Department Of Natural Resources

DNR: Moorhead Man Facing Charges In Drowning Of Deer On Tulaby LakeA Moorhead man is facing potential charges for allegedly playing a part in the drowning death of a buck on Tulaby Lake earlier this month.
Bison Herd Now Roaming Minneopa State Park Near MankatoIn the vast open prairie of Minneopa State Park, a once plentiful animal will soon graze the lush grasses again.
Minnesota Waterfowl Season Opens Saturday; Duck Numbers UpOfficials say hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota's waterfowl season opens Saturday. Shooting opens a half-hour before sunrise.
Surge In Visitors To Minnesota State Parks Isn't Letting UpMinnesota state parks officials say a surge in visitors isn't letting up and they expect the trend to continue as fall colors spread across the state.
Minnesota's Grouse Season Opens SaturdayGrouse season opens Saturday in Minnesota, and it looks like hunters won't have a lot to grouse about. The Department of Natural Resources says grouse are Minnesota's most popular game bird. Adult populations have held steady, and chick survival this spring and summer was good.
Minnesota Inches Toward Final Diversion Plan ReviewMinnesota officials are inching toward completing a review of the Red River diversion project. The Department of Natural Resources released a draft Monday of its environmental impact study of the $2 billion flood control project.
DNR: Bump In Pheasant Numbers This Year Despite Grim Long-term OutlookWildlife officials say good weather conditions led to a 33 percent increase in the number of pheasants in Minnesota compared to last year, despite long-term trends for the bird not looking good.
DNR Moves To Defuse Chippewa Plan To Test Treaty RightsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has moved to defuse a treaty rights challenge by issuing a group of Chippewa Indians a special permit to harvest wild rice on Hole-in-the-Day Lake.
Killing Coyotes Won’t Stop Them From Being A Suburban ProblemPolice are warning pet owners about a series of coyote attacks in one south metro community.
Governor Dayton Calls Mille Lacs Situation A 'Crisis'After an abrupt end to the Mille Lacs walleye fishing season, Minnesota’s governor is ramping up his push for a special session for state financial aid.
DNR Draws Up Walleye Stocking Plan For Lake Mille LacsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has drawn up a restocking plan for walleye in Lake Mille Lacs, a step that hasn't been taken before on the iconic lake.
Minnesota Lawmakers Wary Of Special Session For Mille LacsMinnesota lawmakers are pumping the brakes on Gov. Mark Dayton's call for a special session to aid Mille Lacs Lake businesses hurting from the early closure of walleye fishing season.