THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN It's Holiday Time
If we all could take a minute away from personal attacks, maybe we could focus...even for a second...on something much more important.
I would like to take this time, to focus on somet... Posted on 11/12/13 at 5:12 PM
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Orange Beef
September is just around the corner, and that means National Rice Month. And people who are familiar with this know that it's also time for the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council's "Get Wild with ... Posted on 8/20/12 at 4:41 PM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND Minnesota DNR can help show you, "how to..."
Minnesota state parks and trails to offer how to camping, paddling, climbing, fishing, archery programs for families this summer
fromMN Department of Natural Resources -- News Releasesbystcarrol
... Posted on 5/3/12 at 11:03 AM
STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Now you can find DNR conservation officers online
Locating a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer is now just a click away thanks to the DNR's new online Enforcement Conservation Officer Locator. Go to this link.
Click on... Posted on 10/18/10 at 11:01 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 2:42 PM
In the land of game fish and wildlife there have been success stories.
The Canada goose was almost gone and now their numbers have reached a point where they are becoming a nuisance in many places.
There is more deer and elk on the continent today than at any other time in modern history.
When we do things right we can make a big difference.
It’s unfortunate, however, that when it comes to game, fish and wildlife we don’t do it right more often.
DULUTH -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced the state’s 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500 additional licenses over last year’s total and increasing the number of wolves that can be killed by nearly 14 percent.
Persistent high water levels on Rainy Lake and the Rainy River on the Minnesota border with Canada aren’t just a hassle for resorts and anglers this summer. The high water also is hampering fisheries biologists who are conducting a population estimate on sturgeon in the river and Lake of the Woods.
When he was about a fifth-grader, growing up in Osaka, Japan, Shark Kishida and some of his buddies decided to try carp fishing. They rode their bikes to a carp lake, threw out mushy concoctions called doughballs and waited.
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.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- With the recent news that zebra mussels have invaded Lake Melissa and Pickerel Lake, a decision on what to do with the $150,000 the state has allocated to Becker County for aquatic invasive species prevention has acquired a new sense of urgency.
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.
Wet weather in May and June likely will put a damper on ruffed grouse production across parts of the bird’s range in Minnesota, but the hatch appears to be pretty good at one of the largest wildlife management areas in the state.
BAUDETTE, Minn. -- Minnesota and Ontario fisheries crews tagged more than 1,300 sturgeon 40 inches or longer this spring to wrap up the first part of a major population study of the species on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- One of the beauties of living in the Upper Midwest is the widely contrasting terrain within a few hours’ drive — from the vast expanse of Lake of the Woods and the pine forests of northern Minnesota, to Lake Sakakawea and the rugged bluffs of the North Dakota Badlands.
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