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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

April 22, 2018
Brad Dokken
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
April 22, 2018 - 7:20am
Dan Wilfond, a fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at French River, holds a 63.7-inch, 70-pound female lake sturgeon during DNR sampling on the St. Louis River in April last year. The fish was fitted with an acoustic transmitter, and its movements are being monitored as part of an ongoing study by several agencies. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
April 22, 2018 - 6:05am
April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
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
The ice left area lakes just in the nick of time for the 2013 fishing opener, but cold temps and a northwest gale made for rough fishing.  Jason Amiot, left, of Big Lake and his father Ed Amiot of Walker bring their boat back to shore on Norway Lake on the opening morning. West Central Tribune file photo
Ice out taking its sweet time
April 13, 2018 - 4:59pm
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 25, 2018
A herd of northwest Minnesota elk is counted in this undated photo from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Results from the DNR's annual winter aerial survey shows a continued decline in elk numbers near Grygla, Minn., and an increase near Lancaster, Minn., in Kittson County. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Elk survey a mixed bag for northwest Minnesota herds
March 25, 2018 - 4:33pm
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 18, 2018
Pheasants, a nonnative species  in North Dakota, tend to do better during winters such as this when there's not much snow. But at the same time, the persistent cold reduces their fat reserves, making pheasants more susceptible to winter mortality. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
So far, so good: Snow hasn't been a hindrance for wildlife this winter
February 18, 2018 - 10:32am
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
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