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July 31, 2010
Tom Kalahar, Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District, helped lead over 50 guests from the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, Legislative Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources, Clean Water Council, Board of Water and Soil Resources, Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources and legislators on a tour to demonstrate how strategically located conservation practices are improving water quality in the Minnesota River. "We work this landscape hard," Kalahar told his guests. Tribune p...
Targeted conservation efforts help clean up state's namesake waterway
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
Lee Sundmark, fisheries supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, said that perceptions of the Minnesota River as a polluted waterway are believed to be keeping anglers away. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Minnesota River offers a safe, diverse fishery
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 5, 2010
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources worker Larry Hanson, left, works Saturday at the boat landing on Green Lake in Spicer as part of the "Pick it or Ticket'' campaign to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. Hanson demonstrated to boat owner Bill Shulund, of Spicer, how to inspect and clean his boat. A new law took effect July 1, which requires drain plug removal and draining of water by boat owners before leaving any lake or river in Minnesota. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
DNR now enforcing 'pull the plug' law to halt spread of invasive species
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Dana Christenson of Willmar spends part of Sunday afternoon riding the Glacial Ridge Trail. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Minnesotans speak with regional accents when it comes to parks and trails
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2010
Spotlight on deer may put more in hunter's sights
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am
May 17, 2010
Construction vehicles are in place in New London where replacement of the Mill Pond dam will take place this summer. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
New London dam to be replaced this summer
May 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Dave Coahran, left, and Brad Carlson, employees at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Fisheries office in Spicer, exchange nets as they transfer walleye from their boat to a truck for transport to the hatchery in New London. The spawning run is a busy time for the workers, whose schedules are dictated by the pace of the run until they have collected the amount of eggs needed. Tribune photos by Tom Cherveny
Millions and millions of walleye
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2010
Matthew Gandsey, left, hands his unloaded firearm to Riley Johnston as instructor Kevin Wilts observes during an exercise in how to correctly cross a fence. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Forty years of youth firearms safety have come from this outdoors haven near Benson
May 1, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
Teen crashes into gas line, residents evacuated south of Dassel
April 15, 2010 - 9:07am
April 10, 2010
Turkey prospects looking good in area
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
Tests results from a laboratory are needed before it's known whether this animal struck and killed by a vehicle near Montevideo is a timber wolf or a wolf-dog hybrid. The young male weighed 81 pounds. Submitted photo
Testing needed to determine species of animal hit on state highway near Montevideo
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 27, 2010
The Pomme de Terre River, above, as it flows towards Appleton offers small rapids with pools of water holding walleye, great for fishing. Submitted photo
Taking down barriers to good fishing
February 27, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
Nathan Olson, invasive species specialist from Fergus Falls, drew a crowd of on-lookers with a display and video on zebra mussels during the aquatic invasive species open house held in Willmar on Jan. 28. One of five such events held across the state, it attracted a big turn out. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Invasive species too close
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am
January 26, 2010
Minn. DNR talks trash about fish house litter
January 26, 2010 - 10:08am
January 23, 2010
Invasive aquatic species is topic for open house
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
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