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This 8-Point Rack Would Have Been A Record

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Department of Natural Resources put a trophy-size rack of antlers on display at their offices in St. Paul on Tuesday, but they’re not exactly happy about it. 80 more words


Iowa DNR: Ups & Downs During 2014 Boating Season

The 2014 boating season is starting to wrap  up and officers on the water say it was an up and down year.

According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, there have been 27 boat accidents statewide so far. 114 more words


DNR Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Zebra Mussels

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has a new, four-legged partner in fighting the spread of aquatic, invasive species.

Highly-trained dogs can sniff out just about anything, from drugs to bombs. 141 more words


DNR Nixes Expanded Hunting In Natural Areas

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —The Department of Natural Resources has decided against opening more of Minnesota’s Scenic and Natural Areas to hunting and trapping, citing heavy public opposition in its announcement Tuesday. 327 more words


Hartwick Pines endangered by DNR desire to drill for oil



Michigan’s largest stand of old growth pines, some 400 years old, may have oil drilling underneath them at Hartwick Pines State Park.

What does preserving Michigan’s heritage matter when some oil company can make a huge profit.

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Officials: Otter that attacked Minneapolis girl won't be trapped, killed

The otter that attacked a 12-year-old Minneapolis girl last weekend in Wisconsin won’t be killed or removed from its habitat, the Pioneer Press reports. 400 more words


Campfires At Washington Campgrounds Banned

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Due to the extreme fire danger across nearly all of Washington from hot, dry weather, the state has expanded its ban on outdoor fires. 99 more words