Fort Snelling State Park To Reopen TuesdayThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says Fort Snelling State Park will reopen Tuesday, following a months-long closure due to flooding.
DNR: Animal In Eden Prairie More Likely Coyote Than CougarAuthorities tweeted a photo Thursday night of what appears to be a cougar taken by a resident in Eden Prairie this week near Purgatory Creek, but wildlife experts with the DNR say the animal is a canine and likely a coyote.
DNR To Expand Hunting Opportunities To Curb Chronic Wasting DiseaseMinnesota wildlife officials are taking steps to curb a fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer.
Panel To Consider Making DNR Sell Bug Spray In Wisconsin State ParksA legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would require the state Department of Natural Resources to sell insect repellent in state parks and forests.
DNR: Bear Killed After Attacking Teen In ElyThe Department of Natural Resources said a northern Minnesota teen was injured in a bear attack last week.
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 Dedicate New Lake Itasca AmphitheaterThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will partner with Friends of Itasca to host a dedication event Saturday for Itasca State Park's new amphitheater.
DNR: Be On Watch For Loons Infected With West Nile VirusIf you're spending time on Minnesota waters this summer keep a special watch for loons. The Department of Natural Resources says this is the time of year they become susceptible to West Nile Virus.
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.