Watercraft Registration Fee Doubles; Money To Go Toward Fighting Invasive SpeciesA fee on watercraft registration in Minnesota has doubled, with the money designated to go toward fighting invasive species.
DNR To Crack Down On Drunken Boating Over 4th Of July WeekendTo help keep everyone safe, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officers and other authorities will be increasing water patrols to crack down on drunken boaters.
Evers Administration Proposes Groundwater Quality StandardsGov. Tony Evers' administration is proposing new groundwater quality standard recommendations for 27 substances determined to be a threat to public health, including compounds known as PFAS.
Wisconsin DNR Board To Vote On Permanent Catfish Season FrameworkWisconsin's Department of Natural Resources board plans to consider permanent regulations governing bow- and hand-fishing seasons for catfish.
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.
Possible Cougar Sighting In Elk RiverA big cat could be on the prowl just northwest of the Twin Cities.
Gov. Walz Challenges Students On Summer Break To Go Camping This WeekendThursday marked the last day of school for many students across Minnesota, and as they face the first weekend of summer break, Gov. Tim Walz has a challenge for them: Get outside and go camping.
Volunteers Sought To Survey Loons This Summer On Minnesota LakesLove getting up to watch the loons on Minnesota’s lakes? Well, there’s a volunteer opportunity for you this summer.
DNR: Minnesota Fire Danger Is High Despite Wet GroundThe Department of Natural Resources warns Minnesotans to be cautious near campfires this spring. Even though the ground may be wet, the DNR says burning debris piles can still be dangerous until the foliage turns green.
Sheriff: DNR Conservation Officer Thrown Overboard Was Not Wearing A Life JacketAuthorities say the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer who died after responding to a call on Cross Lake was not wearing a life jacket at the time of the accident.
Wisconsin Waters Open Up For FishingThe Wisconsin DNR says despite a longer winter, anglers can expect good-to-excellent conditions on most lakes. About 2 million people fish in Wisconsin, bringing in around 2 billion dollars to the state a year.
Spring Burning Restrictions Expanded To 24 More Counties Burning restrictions have expanded to include counties in northern and west-central Minnesota.
Philadelphia Cop Paints Portrait Of Fallen Minnesota Conservation Officer Eugene WynnA Pennsylvania police officer who spends his free time painting portraits of fallen officers has created a tribute to Eugene Wynn, the Minnesota conservation officer who died last week in the line of duty.
DNR To Drone Pilots: Don’t Fly Over WildfiresAs concern over wildfires is ramping up in Minnesota, the Department of Natural Resources has a message for drone pilots: Do not fly over or near wildfires.
Nature's High Drama: Eagle Cam Couple Flies Coop, Quickly ReplacedThe Minnesota DNR's popular nongame wildlife eagle cam has brought viewers countless hours of enjoyment and entertainment.