2021 Is Minnesota's Deadliest Boating Season In 16 Years, Says DNR“We see fatalities unfortunately every year, but this year has just been really eye-opening to see the numbers, it’s unfortunate for sure,” the DNR's Joe Albert said.
The Quest To Count Every Single Tree In Minnesota Just Got A Lot EasierWhat took foresters 20 years is now possible in less than five, thanks to lidar technology.
Minnesota Drought: DNR Seeking $13M To Improve Water Quality, Keep Trees Healthy This year's historic drought is hurting two of Minnesota most important natural resources: water and trees.
Minn. DNR Halts Farmed Deer Movement To Prevent Spread Of CWDNature officials in Minnesota have immediately halted the importation and movement of farmed deer in Minnesota.
How Minnesota's Early Fall 'Micro-Season' Creates Picture-Perfect WeatherIt’s a time of year when there’s often little to no heavy humidity, no blustery winds, and no rain to wash out our plans. Some might simply call it fall, but it’s something more specific than the year’s third season.
Deadly, Highly-Contagious Rabbit Disease Detected In MinnesotaA deadly and highly-contagious rabbit disease was detected this month for the first time in Minnesota.
'Extremely Concerning': Wisconsin Farm Where Chronic Wasting Disease Was Detected Sent Deer To MinnesotaState wildlife officials say two Minnesota deer farms received deer from a Wisconsin farm where chronic wasting disease was reportedly detected last month.
DNR Fines Enbridge Energy $3.32M For Violating Environmental Laws During Line 3 ConstructionThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Enbridge Energy breached an aquifer during construction of their Line 3 pipeline, causing more than 24 million gallons of groundwater to flow out of it.
Mille Lacs Lake Ends 'Catch-And-Release Only' Walleye Fishing SeasonBeing allowed to keep walleye on Lake Mille Lacs has been a debate in previous years, with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources co-managing the lake with Chippewa bands that have treaty rights.
Burning Restrictions To Be Lifted In Much Of Northern Minnesota OvernightWith recent rains, a number of areas in Minnesota will lift their burning restrictions overnight. However, the Minnesota DNR said that the northeastern tip of Minnesota would remain under Class III burning restrictions.
After Summer Drought, When And Where Will The Best Fall Colors Be This Year?The drought we've had throughout much of the state could leave us with muted fall colors and shorter peak times, but not everywhere will be a bust. So when and where are the best fall colors this year? Good Question.
Sharp-Tailed Grouse Hunting Season Called Off In East-Central MNHunting season is just around the corner, but in parts of Minnesota, one bird will be off-limits.
How Meteorologists Help Battle Blazes Like The Greenwood FireThe Greenwood fire has gotten so big the National Weather Service has sent an incident meteorologist who stays on-site for weather support while fighting this fire.
DNR Resumes Mandatory Deer Testing In Chronic Wasting Disease ZonesMinnesota officials say mandatory chronic wasting disease testing for deer harvested on opening weekends in certain areas will resume this year.
DNR Planes Assisting In Putting Out 2-Acre Fire In BemidjiOfficials in northern Minnesota say crews are battling a two-acre fire in Bemidji.