Burning restrictions have been lifted in all or parts of 32 Minnesota counties thanks to wetter conditions lowering the fire danger, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR said to still check with local authorities to obtain proper permits before burning.
Authorities say logging operations started a massive wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that destroyed more than a dozen homes. The state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that law enforcement officials confirmed logging equipment started the fire.
The Department of Natural Resources is moving ahead with a proposal for an environmental learning charter school at Fort Snelling. The Upper Mississippi Academy would serve students from prekindergarten through 12th grade. It would use about 200,000 square feet in nine historic buildings on the Upper Post overlooking Fort Snelling State Park.
Researchers with the Department of Natural Resources turned to the Asian carp’s cousin Wednesday in a quest to see if the fish can breach our locks and dams.
Crews from the Department of Natural Resources and several fire departments battled and knocked down a wildfire Wednesday about 25 miles northeast of Duluth.
Authorities are investigating whether logging operations may have sparked a massive wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that destroyed dozens of buildings and forced at least 60 people from their homes, state officials said Wednesday.
Crews are battling a 30-acre fire near Menahga, Minn., according to an official with the Interagency Fire Center.
The DNR said a grass carp specimen has been found in the Mississippi River north of Sartell, Minn., the farthest north a carp has been discovered in Minnesota.
If you see a turtle crossing a road this spring, the DNR advises you to leave it alone.
Ice-out or not, Minnesota’s fishing opener is Saturday, and the DNR said beware that the water temperatures will be colder than normal.
The spring weather brought with it something pretty unsightly near St. Paul. Hundreds of fish recently died in Beaver Lake, and many of them ended up all along the shoreline.
Minnesota is now the second state in the U.S. to use dogs to sniff out zebra mussels.
With the fishing opener approaching Saturday, the conditions of boat launches across the state are a mixed bag.
A North Branch teenager recently had his own man-versus-beast encounter.
Just east of Minnesota highway 65 in East Bethel is a sprawling 570 acres of mature oak savanna, prairie and wetlands.
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