Officials said a male cougar, also known as a mountain lion, was shot and killed on Tuesday in a rural area of Jackson County. DNR officials said the cougar did not pose an imminent threat to people at the time it was shot.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on its proposed ruffed grouse long-range management plan.
If there ever was a caretaker of our north woods, chances are it is Art Widerstrom. He’s been a forester with the Department of Natural Resources for more than 40 years.
The DNR is allowing Lutsen Mountains ski area to continue drawing water for snowmaking despite drought in northeastern Minnesota.
Biologists at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are concerned zebra mussels may be hitchhiking on boat lifts.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it will be at least two years before the agency knows whether a pesticide applied to a northern Minnesota lake has killed a zebra mussel infestation.
Authorities in northwestern Minnesota said about 200 acres have burned Thursday in a swampy area near Swanville, which is just south and west of Little Falls.
State officials say the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Minnesota’s application for statewide bovine tuberculosis-free status.
A popular Minnesota Bear being tracked by the Wildlife Research Institute in Ely is missing.
Against a facade of an old hunting camp inside his Hopkins office, Brad Nylin can barely contain his excitement. Saturday’s duck hunting season opener brings some exciting changes.
A Lakeville man has something to quack about after his design was chosen for the annual Minnesota waterfowl stamp.
The search for invasive Asian carp in the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers enters a new phase in the coming week.
Several areas of St. Croix State Park will reopen on Monday after they were significantly damaged from the July 1 storm swept through the area, officials with the Minnesota DNR announced Friday.
Labor Day Weekend marks the “official” end of the summer and the Minnesota DNR wants you to know there are still plenty of campsites available at state parks.
Minnesota has two new additions to its state water trail system — the South Fork of the Crow River west of the Twin Cities and the Blue Earth River, which feeds the Minnesota River at Mankato.
DNR biologists confirmed that the pests are now in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria.
The piece is part of the Department of Natural Resources “Adopt-a-River” program. It’s their 18th sculpture made up of found objects.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is launching a new weapon against the spread of the invasive zebra mussel in at least three lakes.
Minnesota’s duck hunting season will open a week earlier than usual. Opening day shooting hours also will be earlier, and the annual youth waterfowl hunt will fall on an earlier date this year.
The Department of Natural Resources and Trout Unlimited are wrapping up a major project to improve aquatic habitat on nearly a mile of the Vermillion River, a trophy brown trout stream near Farmington.
The wolf that escaped from the Minnesota Zoo yesterday had a lot of people talking on Thursday.
Hunters who think they’ve already received a Minnesota bear-hunting permit for this year will have to wait a little longer for confirmation.
The bear was spotted around 4:30 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Henry Street and Second Avenue.
It’s a move wildlife officials said will allow for the spread of invasive Asian Carp.
There’s a spot where the Pine River meets Upper Whitefish Lake, north of Brainerd, where walleyes run fat and healthy. This time of year their bellies are heavy with eggs.