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'Glory Index' Shows This Summer Is Minnesota's 3rd Best On Record

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This summer is something to brag about.

The Minnesota DNR says so far this has been the third “most glorious” on record, according to the all-new “Summer Glory Index.” The index is calculated based on ideal temperature, dew point and precipitation. 204 more words


FROM THE DNR: Camp Ripley, Youth Waterfowl Hunts, Hunter Safety, and More

Minnesota Hunting – July 2015

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Apply for mentored youth waterfowl hunts by Aug. 10

Youth ages 12 to 15 can apply for the chance to hunt waterfowl under the guidance of experienced mentors on Minnesota Youth Waterfowl Day, Saturday, Sept. 527 more words


Whitewater State Park Hiking

We spent a few days last week camping in southeastern Minnesota, at my favorite park, Whitewater State Park. This park has exceptional hiking trails, birding, butterflies and wildflowers. 530 more words


DNR NEWS RELEASE: Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunts, Mountain Biking Basics, and more


Learn mountain-biking basics at Cuyuna Country SRA

Experience the fun of mountain biking during introductory programs on Saturday, July 25, andSaturday, Aug. 1,514 more words


FROM THE DNR: Zebra Mussels confirmed in Fish Trap Lake in Morrison County

DNR NEWS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                               July 6, 2015

Zebra mussels confirmed in Fish Trap Lake in Morrison County

Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Fish Trap Lake near the city of Motley in Morrison County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 574 more words


Midweek Fishing

Nothing like a fishing trip to a local lake to break the week up.  With a bit more free time this summer, due to kid’s activities being reduced, my goal was to get out on the water more to enjoy the outdoors and, cross my fingers, catch some fish.  635 more words


1 mile of Mississippi River + 2.5 hours of time = 5 tons of trash

It was time for an annual Mississippi River cleanup on Wednesday and this year’s haul by a crew of volunteers was especially impressive.

Through its… 283 more words