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April 20, 2018
Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
20 hours 2 min ago
April 8, 2018
A deer hunter walks to her deer stand on a Minnesota deer hunting opener. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expected to unveil a new deer management plan this week. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
April 8, 2018 - 6:20am
April 5, 2018
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. Submitted photo
Strategy for fighting invasive species: Slow the spread
April 5, 2018 - 6:14pm
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Senior Climatologist Kenneth Blumenfeld talks about climate change, history and projections with his “Climate Chaos in Minnesota” presentation at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on Wednesday, April 4. (Steve Kohls / Forum News Service)play button
'Warmer,' 'wetter,' 'extreme rainfall' trending in Minnesota: Climate change presentation at CLC raises concerns
April 5, 2018 - 3:24pm
March 31, 2018
Judge upholds ruling on White Bear Lake water levels: DNR's request for new trial rejected
March 31, 2018 - 9:03am
March 27, 2018
A rotting beam and disintegrating shingles illustrate the need to replace the roof on the historic water tower and latrine building in Jay Cooke State Park. Built by the CCC in 1934, the building is on the National Register of Historic Places. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Jay Cooke State Park facilities 'in crisis'
March 27, 2018 - 7:31pm
March 25, 2018
A Kamloops rainbow trout angler fishes at sunrise near the mouth of the French River. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to discontinue raising Kamloops rainbows for stocking in Lake Superior. File photo / Forum News Service
Last rites for loyal Lake Superior 'loopers
March 25, 2018 - 6:15am
March 12, 2018
A cluster of zebra mussels sits on a navagation buoy that was pulled from Lake Superior by the USCG Cutter Alder. (2006 file photo / Forum News Service)
Zebra mussels double water clarity in Big Winnie: DNR calls meeting to talk about future of walleye fishery
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
March 4, 2018
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. DNR considers new rainbow trout management options
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
March 1, 2018
Tom Landwehr, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
DNR says more timber available on state land
March 1, 2018 - 6:50pm
February 26, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Resources will host a meeting and open Friday in Willmar to discuss groundwater resources within Kandiyohi County, county water use statistics and the DNR water appropriation permit program. Municipal water systems are the largest user of groundwater in Kandiyohi County, followed by crop irrigation. (Carrie Snyder / Forum News Service file)
DNR to host meeting Friday in Willmar on groundwater sustainability
February 26, 2018 - 7:15am
February 21, 2018
(Left to right) Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discuss the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M on Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
February 21, 2018 - 7:40pm
February 15, 2018
A large bull moose moves through a Northeastern Minnesota forest during last year's aerial population survey. Moose numbers are fairly stable again this year but remain at a low level. Photo by Mike Schrage.
Minnesota moose numbers low but stable
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
February 13, 2018
Scott Roemhildt
New director leads DNR's southern post
February 13, 2018 - 8:34am
February 12, 2018
A timber wolf photographed in Duluth Saturday morning had part of a wire snare wrapped tightly around its muzzle. Officials were unable to capture the wolf as it moved through the city. The wolf was eventually shot and killed by a Duluth police officer. Photo courtesy of Kelly Looby.
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm