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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

April 18, 2018
Stuart Bensen of Erskine, Minn., retired conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
DNR officers at front lines of Minn. wolf depredation complaints
April 18, 2018 - 7:19am
April 16, 2018
Randy Coffield's cow licks her calf March 14, 2018, at the rancher's home near Lake Bronson, Minn. The Kittson County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21 cattle deaths by wolves last year. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am
April 15, 2018
Species in Conflict: Minnesota wolf management follows bumpy path on road to recovery
April 15, 2018 - 7:50am
April 13, 2018
Tribune file photo/  The ice depth on area lakes ranged earlier this week from 18 inches on the lakes south of Willmar to 24 inches on those to the north.
Ice out? Local sage believes Green Lake will be ice free for fishing opener
April 13, 2018 - 4:31pm
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The Minnesota DNR will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the MnDOT office in Willmar to hear public comment on the new statewide deer plan.
DNR deer plan meeting slated Tuesday in Willmar
April 13, 2018 - 7:43am
April 5, 2018
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations announced
April 5, 2018 - 5:52pm
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
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Repairs to trails and the bridges along them are among the deferred maintenance needs the DNR is seeking to address in its bond funding request to the Minnesota Legislature.
DNR takes aim at deferred maintenance needs
March 31, 2018 - 6:43am
March 19, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake.  Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Third consecutive catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Lake Mille Lacs
March 19, 2018 - 9:42pm
March 1, 2018
Tom Landwehr, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
DNR says more timber available on state land
March 1, 2018 - 6:50pm
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
March 1, 2018 - 2:51pm
February 17, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake. Walleye regulations on Mille Lacs need to be structured to minimize the impact on local resorts and others businesses that suffer when walleye season is closed, as it was during portions of last year's open water season, said state Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, assistant House majority leader. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
February 17, 2018 - 10:55am
January 19, 2018
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A catfish working group is proposing that the current limit allowing five total, with no more than two being flathead, be increased to seven total, but retaining the limit of two on flathead. Catfish guru John White holds a channel catfish he caught in the Minnesota River.
New fishing regs in the offing: Talk turning to new walleye, panfish and catfish limits
January 19, 2018 - 6:39pm
January 18, 2018
Minn. DNR says changing name of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis to become official
January 18, 2018 - 5:58pm
December 29, 2017
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Minnesota DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr and his hunting companion taking a break during the 2015 Governor's Pheasant Opener near Montevideo. The commissioner released a survey in September that found 86 percent of users of wildlife management areas support ongoing acquisition of these public lands.
Meeker County Board splits twice but on second vote approves transfer of land for wildlife area
December 29, 2017 - 8:27pm
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