Thursday, March 30th, 2023
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May 4, 2001

April 28-29: Chilakoot Bowhunters 3-D Archery Shoot Tournament will be held at the Chilakoot Club. Directions: 36 East to Stillwater. Cross the bridge to Wisconsin 35. Drive towards Somerset. Go approx. one mile past Rivard Stone. Watch for the Chilakoot

Apr. 22: Outdoor May 20: Outdoor June 3: Outdoor – Hunter field round Aug. 19: Outdoor The following dates are for the Archery Shoot Calendar Club of Mankato. May 5-6: The Bow Benders Archery Club (Mankato) will host a 3D Shoot. Call Shane at 507-625-7897 for info. May 19: The Bow Benders Archery Club (Mankato)

Ice-out by opener likely

Grand Marais, Minn – Anglers should have no problem getting their boats in the water on opening day of the 2001 walleye season. Even in the far northern regions of the state ice conditions have quickly deteriorated, thanks to strong weekend winds and significant rains over the past ten days. Lakes in the Grand Marais

St. Paul An environmental group has sued the U.S. Forest Service to stop land swaps it says could allow new development along the edges of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Superior Wilderness Action Network filed the lawsuit last week in U.S. District Court, contending the Forest Service didn’t conduct a mandatory environmental impact statement before agreeing to swap a parcel of Superior National Forest land at the end of the Gunflint Trail for BWCAW land owned by Cook County. Under the swap, the county would

DNR names new forestry director

St. Paul Minnesota DNR Commissioner Allen Garber announced Monday that he has selected a long-time Minnesota forestry professional to head the DNR’s Forestry Division. Michael Carroll, a 21-year veteran with the DNR who currently serves as the area forest supervisor in Park Rapids, will assume the position as of May 23, just prior to the

Zimmerman, Minn. Migratory Bird Day, a celebration of the return of migratory birds to their breeding areas, will be observed at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, May 12, beginning with a program, “Songbird Search,” at 7 a.m.

A second program, “Birds in the Wetlands,” begins at 8:30 a.m. and a third, “Interpreting Bird Behavior,” begins at 10 a.m. Pre-registration is requested for the programs. Call (763) 389-3323, Ext. 213, or (800) 877-8339. Participants should bring binoculars and a field guide to the free event.

St. Paul Officials with the Minnesota DNR and the White Earth Band of Chippewa will meet in St. Paul on Thursday, May 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to discuss the possibility of negotiating a cooperative natural resource management agreement.

It will the third such public meeting. The intent of the meetings is to explore possibly negotiating a cooperative agreement similar to what the state negotiated with the Leech Lake Band in 1973, and the Grand Portage and Bois Forte bands in 1988. As part of the natural resources agreement with the Leech Lake Band,

Strategies for late season gobblers

In most Midwestern states, non-residents and in some cases residents as well must apply for a permit to hunt turkeys during one of up to seven or eight different time periods. Since the later seasons are the easiest to draw, those are often the time periods for which I apply, so over the years, I’ve

Fires flare across the state

Grand Rapids — Fire fighters stayed busy last weekend when a spell of hot, dry weather led to over 300 wildfires. Two homes were lost in Hibbing and one in Monticello due to the flames. A forest plantation was lost in northwestern Minnesota. DNR fire information officer Jean Bergerson said most of the blazes were

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