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February 15, 2015
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Wolf bill, pronghorn hunters, bowhunters, elk, moose and deer
Boone and Crockett supports wolf bill MISSOULA, Mont. -- Conservation group Boone and Crockett has come out in support of a bill introduced Thursday in Congress to return management of gray wolves to state wildlife agencies in the Great Lakes region and Wyoming. Rep. Collin...
outdoors / hunting
February 15, 2015 - 11:15am
BRAD DOKKEN: Don't be slobs outdoors, don't leave garbage on the ice
I've long wondered about the mindset of people who think it's OK to leave trash behind when they're hunting or fishing. The latest reminder of how often that happens came this week, when the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued a news release saying conservation officers...
outdoors / fishing
February 15, 2015 - 10:15am
Ask the DNR: How widespread are elk in Minnesota?
Q. How widespread are elk in Minnesota? A: Elk were once numerous across the Minnesota prairie and forest transition zone before settlement...
outdoors / hunting
February 15, 2015 - 10:00am
How has North Dakota's mild winter affected wildlife?
Ask Jeb Williams what he'd have chosen for weather going into this winter, and he likely would have asked for an abundance of mild days and little snow. So far, at least, it appears he got his wish. Wildlife chief for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Bismarck, Williams...
February 15, 2015 - 9:15am
February 9, 2015
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Arctic Blast, Ice fishing compliance, Coyote hunting etc.
Here is the weekly report from Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in northwest Minnesota for Feb. 9: District 1 - Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods. Violations encountered included possess over limit of saugers...
February 9, 2015 - 1:59pm
February 8, 2015
TALKIN' WITH DOKKEN: A few questions about hibernating bears
Q. I once found a bear den in an old bulldozing pile along the edge of a woods. Throughout the winter, I'd check on the bear every couple of weeks. She was still in there, but she was never fully asleep, and I'd always see the eyes open. Could she have charged? Also, do bears return...
February 8, 2015 - 5:30am
February 2, 2015
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Ice fishing, Marginal snowmobiling conditions etc.
Here is the weekly report from Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in northwest Minnesota: District 1 - Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) followed up on a case originating on Lake of the Woods. Snowmobile patrol was conducted around Roseau County and...
February 2, 2015 - 3:52pm
February 1, 2015
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR seeks comment on deer population goals
The process is still a year off in northwest Minnesota, but the Department of Natural Resources has begun setting new goals for deer populations in the northeast, north-central and east-central parts of the state. DNR seeks comment on deer population goals The process is still...
February 1, 2015 - 7:30am
January 18, 2015
ASK THE DNR: What do stream trout eat during the winter?
Several members of the midge family are only present as adults in the winter, and they produce special antifreeze molecules within their bodies to tolerate frigid temperatures once they emerge from the stream. The most abundant of these midge species in southeastern Minnesota trout...
January 18, 2015 - 4:00am
January 6, 2015
Minnesota DNR says retention projects not viable alternative to Fargo-Moorhead diversion
MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has concluded that widespread retention projects in the Red River basin would not offer a viable alternative to the proposed flood protection diversion. Fargo-Moorhead would not be protected by “catastrophic events...
news / region
January 6, 2015 - 12:20am
January 4, 2015
New Minnesota law will affect everyone who hauls boats, other water-related equipment
A new law is scheduled to take effect this year in Minnesota that's going to affect everyone -- including nonresidents -- who hauls a boat or...
outdoors / fishing
January 4, 2015 - 10:45am
BRAD DOKKEN: AIS law will be one to watch
A law scheduled to take effect July 1 in Minnesota has created a stir in fishing circles, and a new Facebook page seeking the law's repeal already had 2,800 "likes" as of Friday afternoon. As explained in an item at the top of this page (or elsewhere on the website if you're reading...
outdoors / fishing
January 4, 2015 - 8:30am
December 29, 2014
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Ice fishing, Trapping, Tagging furs etc.
Here is the weekly report from Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in northwest Minnesota for Dec. 29: District 1 - Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and the Roseau River. Fishing on the Big Lake was good during...
December 29, 2014 - 2:26pm
December 28, 2014
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR, partners working on pheasant plan
DNR, partners working on pheasant plan The Department of Natural Resources says it will develop a four-year plan to increase and enhance grassland habitat on public and private lands based on input received during the recent Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Summit. DNR Commissioner...
December 28, 2014 - 4:22pm