Minnesota and News

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One-deer limit for most of Minnesota’s hunters

One-deer limit for most of Minnesota’s hunters

The DNR announced earlier this week another conservative deer season is on tap for this fall, but officials say they expect the harvest to increase from last year, when hunters killed about 139,000 whitetails.

July 2015
Cecil the lion, Walter Palmer, and emotions gone wild

Cecil the lion, Walter Palmer, and emotions gone wild

The outcry and disturbing rush to judgement over an African big game hunting story exposes the sorry, dysfunctional state of public discourse in the 21st century digital world.

July 2015
The short supply of .22 caliber ammo might finally be ending

The short supply of .22 caliber ammo might finally be ending

A recent purchase and communication with other shooters indicates that the .22 ammo shortage is easing

July 2015
The 'Robin Hood' shot - great shooting or just dumb luck?

The 'Robin Hood' shot - great shooting or just dumb luck?

While shooting my bow in the backyard recently, I knocked one item off of my bucket list: shooting a "Robin Hood".

July 2015
Tackling ticks

Tackling ticks

Steps to take before heading outdoors

July 2015
Groups file petition to classify moose as endangered species

Groups file petition to classify moose as endangered species

A national environmental group is seeking federal protection for a subspecies of moose found in Midwestern states including Minnesota.

July 2015
Clearing up misinformation about deer ticks, Lyme disease

Clearing up misinformation about deer ticks, Lyme disease

Doctor shares little-known facts about ticks, Lyme disease borne of his experience

July 2015
Breeding ducks soar to record high, again

Breeding ducks soar to record high, again

For the second year in a row, the number of breeding ducks in the United States and Canada was a record high, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

June 2015
Pheasant plan draft offers a preview

Pheasant plan draft offers a preview

While a final version of a pheasant plan is probably a few weeks away, some of the details of how the DNR and others hope to improve pheasant habitat, numbers, and hunting are beginning to emerge.

June 2015
DNR to manage for more deer

DNR to manage for more deer

The DNR has set new deer population goals for 40 permit areas in the state and will be working to meet those goals beginning with the regulations it adopts for this fall’s hunting season.

June 2015
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