NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND update from Minnesota DNR on the re-opening
Minnesota state parks will begin opening Friday;
other DNR facilities and functions open today
Some Minnesota state parks will open for day and overnight use as soon as Friday, July 22, but o... Posted on 7/21/11 at 8:22 AM
STAFF BLOG WILDWINGS Beware of good intentions
The website, Northland Outdoors,carried a short articlewhich caught my eye this morning. It was titled, Minnesota to use wasps to fight emerald ash borer. The relevant paragraph reads as follows...
Th... Posted on 9/21/10 at 1:42 PM
STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Pheasant hunting tips
According to a DNR wildlife research biologist, pheasants follow a schedule as routine as your daily commute to and from work. Understanding the pheasant's daily movements can increase your odds of fl... Posted on 9/16/10 at 7:50 AM
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — A study examining the link between quality habitat and the quantity of pheasants will bring researchers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to Nobles County in southwest Minnesota this spring and summer.
DULUTH -- A grouse hunter walking a trail on state land north of Duluth Sunday shot a young wolf that had snapped at his yellow Labrador retriever, said Don Bozovsky, a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The Twin Ports Walleye Association will hold a summer walleye fishing league with contests on Tuesday at Fish Lake Reservoir, July 29 on Island Lake, Aug. 5 at Rice Lake and Aug. 19 on the St. Louis River.
Q. What are the reasons for removing dams, and what role does the Minnesota DNR play in this process?
A. Some older dams no longer provide sufficient benefits to compensate for their public safety hazards, environmental damages or repair and maintenance costs.
Wet conditions might be making natural foods less available, conservation officer says
WARREN, Minn. -- Nuisance bear complaints are up in parts of northwest Minnesota, but a state conservation officer said homeowners and others can minimize the risk of problems by removing food sources such as bird feeders, dog food or bags of trash.
Fisheries crews with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at Grand Rapids and Tower collected their full quota of walleye eggs in short order this spring. In eight days starting April 29, the Tower crew collected 970 quarts — about 107 million eggs — from the Pike River, which flows into Lake Vermilion, said Jeff Eibler, assistant area fisheries supervisor at Tower.
Wisconsin’s wolf population dropped 19 percent from last year to this year, from a range of 658 to 687 animals in late winter compared to 809 to 834 in 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced today.
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