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Chemical Treatment Targets Christmas Lake Zebra Mussels

SHOREWOOD, Minn. (WCCO) – It’s been the most tested, controlled and, at times, controversial undertaking aimed at keeping an aquatic threat out of a Minnesota lake. 409 more words


Hawk Island County Park To Get $45K Grant

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Twenty-one communities across Michigan will receive state grants for projects designed to boost public access to quality outdoor recreation.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says $877,500 will be divided among the winners. 105 more words


DNR Urges Caution On Ice Despite Cool Down

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Despite colder weather, the DNR wants everyone to think twice before going out on the ice right now.

The department says because of the recent weather changes, there are inconsistent ice conditions. 64 more words


First endangered right whales of season sighted off Ga. coast

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (WJCL) — The season’s first sighting of North Atlantic right whales on the Georgia coast underscores the fact that Georgia and north Florida are the only known calving grounds for these endangered whales. 636 more words

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Warmer weather is leading to more deer traffic on roadways

MASON CITY, Iowa – This unseasonable weather is causing animals like deer to be on the move.

According to State Farm Insurance, Iowa ranks in the top five states when it comes to hitting a deer with a vehicle, and because of this warmer weather, more deer are taking the risk to cross the road for the sake of their next meal. 182 more words


DNR To Pump Potash Into Lake To Kill Zebra Mussels

SHOREWOOD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hopes to deliver the killing blow to zebra mussels discovered in a small Minneapolis-area lake. 129 more words


DNR Closes Northwest Wolf Zone; 1 Zone Still Open

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Department of Natural Resources is closing the late wolf season in northwestern Minnesota, where hunters and trappers have exceeded the season target. 121 more words