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APR meetings come to SE Minnesota

APR meetings come to SE Minnesota

The DNR this week held two public meetings in the southeastern part of the state to determining whether it will ask permission to continue antler-point restriction

February 2013
Vilsack says CRP signup set for May

Vilsack says CRP signup set for May

General signup is announced at Pheasant Fest

February 2013
Surveys show strong  support  for APR

Surveys show strong support for APR

Hunters in the southeastern part of the state are more supportive than they have been in the past of regulations that require them to shoot only bucks that have at least four antler points on one side

February 2013
USFWS responds to latest animal rights wolf lawsuit

USFWS responds to latest animal rights wolf lawsuit

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prefaced a press release last week by stating it “does not comment on pending legal action.”

February 2013
Humane Society brings post-season lawsuit against region’s wolf hunts

Humane Society brings post-season lawsuit against region’s wolf hunts

With Minnesota’s first modern-day wolf hunt recently in the books, animals rights groups wasted no time in filing a federal lawsuit

February 2013
Moose numbers plunge, again

Moose numbers plunge, again

DNR suspends hunt indefinitely

February 2013
Minnesota Moose population falls 35 percent; state suspends hunt

Minnesota Moose population falls 35 percent; state suspends hunt

On the heels of an aerial survey that showed the moose population in the state’s northeastern corner has dropped by 35 percent since last year – and 52 percent since 2010 – the DNR announced today it will not hold a moose hunt unless the population recovers.

February 2013
Two elk killed in late hunt

Two elk killed in late hunt

Elk hunters had a tough go of it during December, not shooting any animals in either the Kittson County or Grygla areas.

January 2013
Rogers defends his bear research

Rogers defends his bear research

Monday was “media day” at the Wildlife Research Institute outside Ely, and Dr. Lynn Rogers answered the questions of reporters, including those regarding a research bear’s twin cubs.

January 2013
Wolf hunters, trappers near quota

Wolf hunters, trappers near quota

With two zones already closed to wolf hunting and trapping, the Northwest Zone was moving ever-closer to closure, too, as of late last week.

January 2013
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