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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

January 14, 2019
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DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Ice fishing, snowmobile enforcement continue to dominate winter workload
January 14, 2019 - 2:17pm
January 13, 2019
Sarah Strommen, new commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, holds a big walleye she landed during the 2018 Governor's Fishing Opener near Willmar, Minn. An avid hunter and angler, Strommen previously was an assistant DNR commissioner. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
Q&A: A chat with the new Minnesota DNR commissioner Sarah Strommen
January 13, 2019 - 7:00am
January 8, 2019
Minnesota DNR hires new big game program leader
January 8, 2019 - 9:31am
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Snowmobiling, ice fishing activities dominate conservation officer workloads
January 8, 2019 - 8:04am
Paul Telander, Minnesota DNR wildlife section chief.
DNR seeks applicants for new Minnesota Deer Advisory Committee
January 8, 2019 - 8:02am
January 6, 2019
Brett Nelson of the Department of Natural Resources' area fisheries office in Baudette, Minn., weighs a walleye in September 2016 during the annual fall gillnet survey on Lake of the Woods. Results from the 2018 survey show walleye and sauger populations continue to do well on the big lake. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Lake of the Woods update: Fall survey confirms strong walleye and sauger populations
January 6, 2019 - 7:00am
January 3, 2019
Staff from the Department of Natural Resources collect deer samples in November 2017 near Motley, Minn., to test for chronic wasting disease. The DNR will offer additional late-season deer hunts in southeast Minnesota after a wild deer shot in Houston County tested positive for the disease, which is fatal to deer, elk and moose. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
CWD discovery in southeast Minnesota prompts additional late-season deer hunts
January 3, 2019 - 3:54pm
December 27, 2018
Forum columnist Mike McFeely
McFeely: Fargo-Moorhead gets a Christmas present from the DNR
December 27, 2018 - 5:27pm
December 26, 2018
Tom Landwehr, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Minnesota DNR highlights 2018 accomplishments
December 26, 2018 - 9:19am
December 23, 2018
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Congress fails to act on reauthorizing Land and Water Conservation Fund, Minnesota Pine to Prairie Birding Trail launches new website etc.
December 23, 2018 - 8:14am
A herd of elk stands watch at Skull Lake Wildlife Management Area in Kittson County in this April 2005 photo. The DNR offered 22 elk licenses in Kittson County this year, and 17 hunters filled their tags, a success rate of 75 percent. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Elk hunters tag 75 percent success in northwest Minnesota during fall hunting seasons
December 23, 2018 - 6:45am
December 17, 2018
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR NORTHWEST MINNESOTA: Ice fishing, ice conditions and recreational vehicles keep conservation officers busy
December 17, 2018 - 2:17pm
December 16, 2018
Darkhouse spearing participation and pike harvest set a record last winter in North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department said. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Darkhouse spearing sets record in N.D., Tentative North Dakota hunting openers, DNR proposes tighter rule for submitting bear tooth samples on harvested bears etc.
December 16, 2018 - 7:36am
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