Improvements Coming To Several State Parks, Possible Fee IncreasesNew campgrounds, a new water trail and a new chance to see bison are coming to the Minnesota State Parks and Trails system this year.
Warm Weekend Weather Has DNR Urging Caution On Minn. LakesWarmer weather has law enforcement warning about the dangers of thin ice.
License, Park Fee Increase Proposed By Minn. DNRFishing and hunting licenses and visiting state parks would cost a few more dollars under the Department of Natural Resources' budget proposal.
Late-Season Deer Hunt Aims To Stop Spread Of Brain DiseaseThe Minnesota Board of Animal Health says chronic wasting disease has been discovered in a farmed deer herd in Crow Wing County.
DNR: Zebra Mussel Larvae Located In Leech LakeThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed that zebra mussel larvae was found in Cass County's Leech Lake.
DNR: 2 Deer Shot In SE Minn. Infected With Chronic Wasting DiseaseWildlife managers say two deer shot by hunters near Lanesboro in southeastern Minnesota were infected with chronic wasting disease.
DNR: New Species Of Bat Found In MinnesotaA new species of bat may be calling Minnesota home. The Department of Natural Resources announced Monday that an evening bat was caught last month at a National Guard site in Arden Hills.
Minn. DNR Wants To Know About Your Mille Lacs Lake CatchSince you can't keep the walleye on Lake Mille Lacs year, the Minnesota DNR is asking you to share information about what you catch.
Minn. DNR: Wildfire Conditions In The MakingApril had its share of rain, snow and even freezing temperatures. But the extended weather forecast calls for clear skies and warmer temperatures, drying out dead grass that can ignite and burn rapidly.
Sheriff: 200-Pound Bear Euthanized In ChatfieldA 200-pound black bear found at a residence in southeastern Minnesota had to be euthanized after it growled at authorities and posed a threat to residents in the area.
Mille Lacs Businesses Look To Attract More Than AnglersOfficials from Mille Lacs Lake want it heard loud and clear: They've got more than just walleye fishing.
DNR: Bears Are Emerging From Hibernation, ForagingState wildlife experts are urging residents who live near bear habitat to check their property for food sources that may attract the animals who may cause problems in more populated areas.
DNR: Mille Lacs Lake Goes Catch-&-Release For Walleye AnglersAnglers targeting walleye on Mille Lacs Lake during the walleye season must use artificial bait and immediately release all walleye caught.
Report Card On Pheasant Population Shows Need For ActionThe first report card on Minnesota's efforts to boost its pheasant population says they're off to a good start but there's much work ahead.
DNR, Minnesota State University Use GPS To Study Elk HabitatsResearchers plan to put GPS radio collars on around 20 female elk in northwestern Minnesota starting later this month as part of a project that aims to improve understanding of the animals' movements and habitat use.