Friday, March 31st, 2023
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January 16, 2009

Snowmobiles and logging trucks don’t mix

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges snowmobilers to avoid riding on logging roads when loggers are working. “Having a loaded logging truck meet a snowmobile on a narrow winter road is dangerous,” said John Stegmeir, DNR Orr area forester. “We have heard stories of logging trucks rounding a corner to face an oncoming …

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DNR, partners, restoring three southwest Minnesota lakes

Work is underway on three more southwestern Minnesota shallow lakes to improve water quality and waterfowl habitat. In a partnership effort between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Ducks Unlimited (DU), and local conservation organizations, Lake Augusta in Cottonwood County, Teal Lake in Jackson County, and Hjermstad Lake in Murray County are undergoing reclamations.

Pheasant farm saved

Albany – DEC Commissioner Pete Grannis indicated Jan. 16 that Gov. David Paterson has backed off his plan to close the state’s last remaining pheasant-rearing farm. Grannis, in phone calls to New York State Conservation Council President Harold Palmer and New York State Rifle & Pistol Association President Tom King, said the governor has halted

Deer do not need supplemental feeding

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wildlife managers are urging people not to feed deer this winter even though it may appear they need help to make it through the cold and snowy conditions. “Deer have evolved several strategies to help them survive Minnesota winters,” said Jeff Lightfoot, DNR Northeast Region wildlife manager, who added the

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