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August 27, 2018

DNR rejects petition for fresh PolyMet environmental review

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota DNR has rejected a clean water group’s petition for an additional environmental review of the PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. WaterLegacy argued in its request last month that critical details of the plan have changed so much since the final review was approved in 2016 that a supplemental

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Dane County Conservation League assisting Wisconsin DNR

Plainfield, Wis. — As the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has reduced its efforts at working with non-game wildlife, the state is fortunate that conservation groups have taken a broader view of natural resources, including non-game. The Dane County Conservation League (DCCL) has long been interested in preserving native habitat. In the late 1950s under

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New York grouse drumming survey offers a glimpse into bird numbers

Albany — One of DEC’s chief gauges of the statewide ruffed grouse population comes from, ironically, spring turkey hunters. That annual grouse drumming survey is more a product of sounds than sightings; turkey hunters tally the number of grouse they hear drumming during the bird’s breeding season in May. The results show a per-hour “drumming

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Young Illinois anglers take Bassmasters Junior Championship

Springfield — By the smallest of margins, two young Illinois anglers outlasted the 54-team field to win the 2018 Bassmaster Junior Championship. Trey McKinney, of Goreville, and Carter Wijangco, of Naperville, had a two-day total of 17 pounds, 6 ounces to give them a 1-ounce advantage over first-round leaders Jeremy Monda and Will Boyd, of

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Anglers adjusting to Minnesota’s new northern pike zones

St. Paul — Minnesota’s new northern pike zone regulations are on their maiden voyage, having began with this year’s open-water season. But it could take more than a decade before the desired effects will be seen. While there’s been skepticism expressed (in Outdoor News and elsewhere) from people who don’t believe the regulations will work

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