Snowstorms, Heavy Rains, Take Toll On Pheasants In MinnesotaWildlife managers say late-season snowstorms and heavy spring rains have taken a toll on Minnesota's pheasant population.
Boys Pull 'Monster' Sturgeon From Minnehaha Creek; DNR Looking To Relocate ItTwo boys in Edina pulled a 6-foot sturgeon from Minnehaha Creek on Wednesday, and now conservation officers are working to find the massive fish in an effort to place it in more suitable waters.
DNR To Anglers: Don't Keep Those Big SunfishThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is encouraging anglers to toss back large sunfish and only keep the small ones to fry.
DNR: Don't Forget To Put On A Life Jacket If You Get On A Boat This WeekendAhead of the Memorial Day weekend, state officials are encouraging those heading out on boats to be sure to wear life jackets, as lake waters across the state are still cold.
Minnesota DNR To Have First Female CommissionerMinnesota's Department of Natural Resources is getting its first female commissioner.
Dozens Of Marijuana Plants Found On DNR LandDeputies in southern Minnesota discovered a large amount of marijuana growing on the Department of Natural Resources’ land.
DNR’s Non-Game Wildlife Leader Leaves Lasting LegacyA Minnesota DNR non-game wildlife leader is retiring after decades of service, but his legacy will be felt for years to come.
Good News For Wolves In Minnesota: Population Remains SteadyThis stabilization is positive news.
Stillwater Man Sets New Catch-And-Release Record With 73-Inch Lake SturgeonAn east metro man broke the Minnesota catch-and-release record for lake sturgeon earlier this month when he reeled in a 73-inch long fish.
Red Flag Warning Issued For Much Of Northern MinnesotaOfficials have issued a red flag warning Tuesday for much of northern Minnesota.
DNR: Minnesotans Should Be Concerned About Endangered Bee’s SurvivalBiologists with the Department of Natural Resources are searching for areas in Minnesota where an endangered species of bumble bee lives in an effort to understand how best to protect the pollinators.
DNR: Minnesota’s Wolf Population Likely Grew 25 Percent In Last YearA new survey suggests that Minnesota’s wolf population has increased 25 percent in the last year, and experts say it’s likely because deer populations have also grown in the predator’s range.
DNR Predicts Near-Perfect Fall Colors Season In MinnesotaThe leaves are already starting to turn in some pockets of the state, including St. Croix State Park.
Minn. Restricts Deer Feeding Amid Chronic Wasting ConcernsThe department says there's a similar ban for five southeastern Minnesota counties, which will be in effect until June 2018.
Dayton Says Walleye Rules Dependent On Annual Population SurveyGov. Mark Dayton says the state may be able to ease restrictions on Mille Lacs Lake if this fall's annual population survey shows its walleye population is healthy enough.