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DNR report: Forest revenue is up — which means more money for school trust lands fund

The Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission held its first hearing of the year on Tuesday, January 26.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) presented the FY 2015 Forestry Cost Certification Report. 283 more words

DNR Finds Radioactive Traces Near West Lake Landfill

BRIDGETON, Mo. (KMOX) – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources finds more off-site radiation contamination near the West Lake landfill, following similar discoveries last year by the Missouri Attorney General. 328 more words

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Republicans In Wis. Look To Eliminate Minimum Hunting Age

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Republicans are pushing a bill to eliminate Wisconsin’s minimum hunting age, raising questions about how young is too young to fire a gun in the woods. 672 more words

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2015 Sees Highest Boat-Related Fatalities In A Decade

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota ended 2015 with its highest number of boating deaths in a decade.

The DNR said there were 18 boating-related deaths last year.  42 more words

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Copper-Nickel Mining, Water Quality & Carbon Lead State's Environmental Agenda

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Major decisions on copper-nickel mining, a water quality summit and a push to reduce carbon emissions by Minnesota’s utilities will be among the top issues on Minnesota’s environmental agenda for 2016. 711 more words

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DNR Chief To Lead Michigan's Environmental Agency On Interim Basis

LANSING (WWJ/AP) – The head of Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources will temporarily become the state’s top environmental regulator.

Gov. Rick Snyder says Keith Creagh will lead the Department of Environmental Quality on an interim basis. 310 more words

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MPA Alum Mike King Moves to Denver Water

The Denver Post reported the move on Dec. 17, 2015, in “Colorado DNR head Mike King moving to Denver Water.” King has served as Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources since 2010. 50 more words

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