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May 24, 2023

Minnesota bonding, cash bills pass in late hours of session; two gun-control measures pass

The Minnesota DNR will receive $233.1 million from the bonding bill and $14.1 million from the cash bill to be used for infrastructure-improvement projects.
Also, two gun-control measures pass, and the House and Senate approved the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund renewal bill. Voters now will have the opportunity to renew the state lottery dedication during the November 2024 election.

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Lake detective: On land and in water, plant species are coming to life in spring

What’s interesting is that every year, a lake can be different. This spring, high lake water levels, a deep snowpack, and murky water from high runoff muted sunlight and likely contributed to lower curlyleaf abundance in some lakes. Next year could be a different story.

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Knowing where turkeys dine will help fill a late-season tag

Turkeys are truly opportunistic feeders. They’ll survive all winter long in harsh northern climates by eating grains and hard mast, then switch to a protein-heavy diet throughout the summer that consists of all kinds of critters.
Spring birds have a variety of food sources, some of which you would be well-served to key in on during the late season.

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Wisconsin DNR estimates state’s elk numbers will pass 500 by July

Wisconsin’s northern elk herd is expected to reach about 355 animals following the spring calving season, with the newer southern herd hitting about 160 elk once calves hit the ground in June.
The DNR told the Natural Resources Board at a May 24 meeting that the Clam Lake herd in Ashland and Sawyer counties now numbers an estimated 271 elk, and about 130 in Jackson County in the Black River State Forest.

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