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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

May 8, 2018
Tent caterpillars chew their way through the leaves on a tree near Detroit Lakes, Minn., in 2017. (Photo/ Mike Parisio, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
May 8, 2018 - 11:09am
May 6, 2018
A walleye sits in a net during the 2016 Minnesota fishing opener on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River, Minn. With this year's late spring, a slow presentation such as jigging with a minnow will be a good bet for coaxing walleyes into biting. Minnesota's 2018 fishing opener is Saturday, May 12. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
MINNESOTA WALLEYE OPENER PREVIEW: Late spring means 'different' walleye opener
May 6, 2018 - 6:30am
Anglers heading out for the Minnesota fishing opener will need to be aware of new northern pike regulations now in effect on inland waters across the state. The regulations don't apply to lakes and rivers where special regulations already were in place. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Minnesota anglers face new zone-based northern pike regulations
May 6, 2018 - 6:23am
Outdoors notebook: Deadline for deer plan comments is May 9, More anglers catching on to catfish.
May 6, 2018 - 6:03am
Tim Wagner, owner of Hi-Banks Resort on Fish Lake, feels optimistic that the ice will be off the lake and his docks in the water by the time of the fishing opener. By midweek, the ice was already pulling away from the shore. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
All eyes on the ice: Rapid ice melt in recent days may save opener
May 6, 2018 - 6:00am
May 2, 2018
Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams
F-M diversion permit decision delayed for environmental review, but federal judge OKs work on two related flood projects
May 2, 2018 - 8:24pm
May 1, 2018
A fire that broke out Sunday evening northwest of Greenbush, Minn., had burned about 4,000 acres of grass and brushland habitat as of Monday morning. Fire departments from Lancaster, Hallock, Lake Bronson and Greenbush, along with teams from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, have been working to control the fire. (Photo/ Shawn Olsen, Minnesota DNR)
Roseau County wildfire is 90 percent contained
May 1, 2018 - 1:20pm
April 29, 2018
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: North Dakota Game and Fish Department pays $621,000 in property taxes, May 4 is deadline for Minnesota bear season lottery etc.
April 29, 2018 - 6:00am
April 27, 2018
Rayen King, 18, of Johns Creek, Ga., won the National Junior Duck Stamp Contest with her acrylic painting of an emperor goose. King's winning entry will appear on the 2018-2019 Junior Duck Stamp, which goes on sale in late June. (Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Outdoors notebook: Junior Duck Stamp contest winner, Minnesota carbon monoxide boating law, Game and Fish stocks trout in Ryan Pond and Turtle River
April 27, 2018 - 5:47pm
April 23, 2018
Wildfire season arrives
April 23, 2018 - 9:25pm
April 22, 2018
Brad Dokken: Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
April 22, 2018 - 6:39am
Dan Wilfond, a fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at French River, holds a 63.7-inch, 70-pound female lake sturgeon during DNR sampling on the St. Louis River in April last year. The fish was fitted with an acoustic transmitter, and its movements are being monitored as part of an ongoing study by several agencies. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
April 22, 2018 - 6:05am
North Dakota's paddlefish snagging season opens Tuesday, May 1. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Outdoors notebook: Light goose hunters should monitor travel conditions, North Dakota paddlefish season opens May 1 etc.
April 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, holds the pelt that hangs in his St. Paul office of the wolf he trapped in Beltrami Island State Forest in 2012, the first of three years that Minnesota was able to offer a hunting and trapping season. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Wolves should be managed like other species, Minnesota legislator says
April 18, 2018 - 8:00am