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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


Are large mammals coming back to Iowa?

Sightings of large mammals such as bears, moose, mountain lions, and wolves have become increasingly common as of late. Many Iowans are beginning to wonder what would change if the mammals established breeding populations within the state. 157 more words


Scientists Study Number Of Minnesota Bee Species

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota has hundreds of bee species.

And now, for the first time, scientists are doing a count of how many bees call our state home. 57 more words


Washington Landfill Trash Can Stay, Pending Soil Test

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A landfill in Washington, Mo., is overflowing, but the city might not have to move the excess trash, after all.

City administrator Jim Briggs says after how bad the ordor was in Bridgeton, he really doesn’t want to have to move it. 222 more words