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Warm Weekend Weather Has DNR Urging Caution On Minn. Lakes

LAKE MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) — Warmer weather has law enforcement warning about the dangers of thin ice.

In just the past couple of weeks, Minnesota has seen several instances of vehicles breaking through. 105 more words


Officials remove infected oaks at state park

ALBERT LEA, Minn.- When officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources set out to restore the habitat at the Myre-Big Island State Park they had no idea that they would encounter a serious issue. 348 more words

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License, Park Fee Increase Proposed By Minn. DNR

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fishing and hunting licenses and visiting state parks would cost a few more dollars under the Department of Natural Resources’ budget proposal, but the agency said Wednesday that the increases are necessary to prevent cuts to outdoors programs that hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans enjoy and help fuel the state’s economy. 441 more words


Late-Season Deer Hunt Aims To Stop Spread Of Brain Disease

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says chronic wasting disease has been discovered in a farmed deer herd in Crow Wing County. … 340 more words


DNR: Zebra Mussel Larvae Located In Leech Lake

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed that zebra mussel larvae was found in Cass County’s Leech Lake.

According to the DNR, the larvae, called veligers, were found in two separate locations. 106 more words


DNR: 2 Deer Shot In SE Minn. Infected With Chronic Wasting Disease

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two deer shot by hunters near Lanesboro in southeastern Minnesota were infected with chronic wasting disease, marking the first detection of the fatal brain disease among wild deer in the state since 2010, wildlife managers said Tuesday. 517 more words