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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

December 9, 2018
The DNR Enforcement Division’s 18 new conservation officers are (Bottom row, left to right): Garrett Thomas, Anthony Flerlage, Taylor Hochstein, Ashley Whiteoak and Ben Karon. (Middle row, left to right): Blong Lor, Leah Kampa, Andrew Goodman, Tyler Lusignan, Annette Kyllo and Shane Zavodnik. (Top row, left to right): Jacob Swedberg, Tyler Ramaker, Clint Fitzgerald, Nathan Benkofske, Michael Lerchen, Jacqueline Hughes and Anthony Elwell. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New DNR conservation officers go to work, N.D. Coyote Catalog now available etc.
December 9, 2018 - 7:54am
Reduced winter limits set to take effect March 1 on Lake of the Woods aim to maintain quality fishing in light of steadily increasing ice fishing pressure. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Tighter regulations set for March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
December 9, 2018 - 7:52am
December 7, 2018
A mule deer buck (not the one pictured) has initially tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Unit 3A1 of northwest North Dakota. If confirmed as expected, the finding will mark the first case of CWD outside Unit 3F2 of southwest North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department says. (Photo/ Ty Stockton, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Brad Dokken: Mule deer buck initially tests positive for chronic wasting disease in northwest N.D., Game and Fish Department says
December 7, 2018 - 9:43am
December 5, 2018
A wild deer, though not one of the two pictured, has been identified as possibly having chronic wasting disease in Houston County of southeast Minnesota. Confirmation, which is expected, would make the deer the first to test positive for CWD in the county. (File photo/ Minnesota DNR)
Wild deer identified as possibly having chronic wasting disease in Houston County of southeast Minnesota
December 5, 2018 - 4:46pm
December 4, 2018
DNR sets two deer hunts in southeast Minnesota in effort to contain chronic wasting disease
December 4, 2018 - 3:07pm
December 3, 2018
Tracy Halstensgard (center), administrator of the Roseau River Watershed District, holds the Watershed District of the Year Award the district received from the Minnesota DNR. Toran McCormack, Roseau River Watershed District specialist, is pictured at left and DNR representative Theresa Abbenga is at right. (Photo courtesy of Roseau River Watershed District)
DNR honors Roseau River Watershed District
December 3, 2018 - 3:08pm
Minnesota DNR conservation officers' report for northwest Minnesota: Transition from hunting to ice fishing
December 3, 2018 - 1:35pm
December 2, 2018
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Minnesota deer harvest declines, North Dakota Game and Fish Department to post lake survey data online etc.
December 2, 2018 - 6:54am
November 28, 2018
A black bear crosses the road on state Highway 11 near Birchdale, Minn., in this file photo. (Photo courtesy of Phil Talmage)
Authorities report recent collisions with bears in Bemidji area
November 28, 2018 - 8:27pm
Minnesota hunters shoot fewer deer during this year's firearms season
November 28, 2018 - 4:39pm
November 26, 2018
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR NORTHWEST MINNESOTA: Muzzleloader season begins, Ice on Lake of the Woods continues to thicken etc.
November 26, 2018 - 2:57pm
November 25, 2018
This 45¼- inch northern pike caught in May on the Rainy River by Matthew Swanson of Woodbury, Minn., is Minnesota's new catch-and-release state pike record. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Some North Dakota refuges open to late-season upland game hunting, New Minnesota catch-and-release pike record, Upper Red winter fishing regulations stay the same etc.
November 25, 2018 - 6:21am
November 19, 2018
DNR conservation officer weekly report for northwest Minnesota: Firearms deer season comes to an end, Ice rescue on Upper Red Lake, Think safety on early ice etc.
November 19, 2018 - 1:02pm
Anglers fishing Upper Red Lake this winter will be able to keep four walleyes, of which only one can be longer than 17 inches. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations continue for winter season
November 19, 2018 - 10:50am
Matthew Swanson's 45¼- inch northern pike from the Rainy River is Minnesota's new catch-and-release pike record. (Photo courtesy of  Minnesota DNR)
Angler sets new benchmark for Minnesota northern pike state catch-and-release record
November 19, 2018 - 10:43am