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July 24, 2017
2017 Trout and Salmon Stamp Competition
First Place: Timothy Turenne
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
July 24, 2017 - 8:43am
July 2, 2017
A 9-pound lake trout is suspended in a landing net during a day of fishing on Lake Superior. Forum News Service file photo
Study: Warm waters increase lake trout hooking mortality
July 2, 2017 - 10:04am
May 30, 2017
Mudpuppies (seen here) are Minnesota’s only fully aquatic salamander, meaning they spend their entire lives in water. They are not to be confused with tiger salamanders, which spend their early lives in water and adult lives on land. DNR photo.
DNR asks lakeshore owners to report mudpuppy observations and die-offs
May 30, 2017 - 9:00am
May 12, 2017
Fishing opener starts at midnight May 13.(Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Drop in a line--it's walleye time: Bait shops, anglers prepare for a warm, sunny fishing opener
May 12, 2017 - 2:12pm
May 10, 2017
Alexandria, Minn.-based conservation officer Mitch Lawler docks his boat on Lake Victoria in Douglas County on May 5, 2017. Lawler will be patrolling waters in the area for the Minnesota fishing opener. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
DNR goes into fishing opener with 25 enforcement positions unfilled
May 10, 2017 - 12:47pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady, a golden retriever mix, to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth Thursday morning. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR adds more dogs to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
May 4, 2017 - 8:21pm
May 1, 2017
Mike Kurre, DNR mentoring program coordinator. Submitted photo.
DNR column: Thinking deeply about your own fishing
May 1, 2017 - 10:49am
April 26, 2017
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Youth ATV Safety Training set for May 20
April 26, 2017 - 10:44am
April 15, 2017
An area of the Pagami Creek wildfire shows active burning in this aerial photograph on the afternoon of Tuesday Sept. 13, 2011 in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Northeastern Minnesota.  Forum News Service file photo
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
April 15, 2017 - 10:23am
April 12, 2017
A female walleye splashed DNR staff. According to Assistant Area Supervisor Mandy Erickson, a female walleye can contain up to three-quarters of a quart of eggs. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Spring spawning: Annual walleye run underway at Dunton Locks
April 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2017
Spring burning restrictions begin today
March 31, 2017 - 11:12am
March 30, 2017
Sandy fields are being prepped for planting near Menahga, Minn. 
Carrie Snyder / The Forum
New sheriff in town: DNR creates Straight River Groundwater Management Area
March 30, 2017 - 9:19am
February 21, 2017
These fields sit heavy with water Thursday, April 7, 2011, as they wait to drain into the Wild Rice River east of Horace, N.D., and eventually the Red River. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
February 21, 2017 - 9:00am
February 19, 2017
Water flows from a spring in a natural cave. Minnesota DNR photo.
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
February 19, 2017 - 11:00am
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
February 19, 2017 - 7:00am
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