Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend

Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,401 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer populations across much of the state,” said Steve Merchant, wildlife populations and regulations [...]

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: MN DNR|

DNR offers sneak peek at interactive deer map, seeks feedback

Hunters now can preview an interactive deer information tool being developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at “This is our first step toward launching an online application that delivers useful information hunters need and want,” said Steve Merchant, the DNR’s wildlife populations and programs manager. “With the [...]

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: MN DNR|Tags: |

Help yard trees survive the winter

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recommends taking steps to help yard trees survive the winter. “Make sure your trees are healthy when winter arrives by taking action now,” said Jennifer Teegarden, DNR forestry outreach specialist. “When conditions are dry, soak the soil around your tree weekly with water [...]

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: MN DNR|Tags: |

Minnesota Out of Doors

A message from Jason Dinsmore, MCF Executive Director This past June, fifty state and territorial conservation organizations came together for the Nation-al Wildlife Federation’s 82nd Annual Meeting. The gathering is a chance for the organization’s affiliates (including MNCF…since 1937!) to gather and discuss conservation challenges, collectively learn [...]

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: News|

Support the Land and Water Conservation Fund

LWCF Funded Places in Minnesota Federal Program Boundary Waters Canoe Area Chippewa-Superior NF Crane Meadows NWR *Great Lakes Northwoods Lower St Croix NSR Mississippi NRRA Minnesota Valley NWR *Northern Tallgrass Prairie Saint Croix NSR *Upper Mississippi River NWR Voyageurs NP Federal Total - $ 159,800,000 Forest Legacy Program - $ 16,000,000 [...]

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: News|

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is happy to announce new email lists.

Below you will find three new lists on a variety of topics along with direct subscription links. Fall Colors Receive an email update on Thursdays at noon of parks that have reached the 50% and greater threshold of fall color. Conservation Officer Weekly Reports Receive notification when the [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: MN DNR|
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