Area-level engagement meetings meant to encourage discussions about deer and deer management, enhance local relationships and foster two-way communication, DNR says.
MINNEAPOLIS — A wildlife advocacy group says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued permits to hunters in South Dakota and Wisconsin to bring back lion trophies from Africa. Nonprofit Friends of Animals disclosed recently that nearly three dozen…
List of more than 300 bows and firearms.
This year, there are more deer permit areas where hunters can use bonus permits to harvest more than one deer, and fewer areas where hunters need to apply in a lottery to shoot an antlerless deer, the agency said; mandatory testing for chronic wasting disease continues.
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2019 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp contest from Monday, Aug. 20, through 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31. The gadwall is the only eligible species for depiction on the 2019 waterfowl stamp. Artists are prohibited…
According to the agency, the plan’s eight broad goals cover topics ranging from research, to keeping Minnesota’s deer populations healthy to how the DNR and the public work together on deer management.
While most of the state is embracing the thought of the summer season, it's pheasant-hunting planning season in far southern Minnesota. Planning is underway for the eighth annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Opener, Oct. 12-13 in Luverne, in the southwest corner…
Agency looks to zero in on hunter and angler recruitment, retention and reactivation.
Anoka, Minn. — Wildlife Research Center founder John Robert Burgeson, 66, of Andover, passed away May 19. A native of Arden Hills and later Andover, Burgeson graduated from Mounds View High School in 1970 and went on to study business…
More than a third of those refuges are on lands in the Great Lakes region.
The three states are in the early stages of planning to test samples from grouse this fall, but at this point there is no evidence that the virus is having a population-level impact in the Great Lakes region.
In 1978, Minnesota held its first turkey hunt in modern history. During that season, 420 hunters drew permits. Last spring, some 50,000 turkey permits were issued.
When the Minnesota DNR initially released a list of open houses per its deer management plan a week ago, there was a glaring omission. No metro listings. The DNR quickly recategorized that open house list to include a limited metro…
Only three meetings are currently scheduled in the metro, but more reportedly in the works; plan establishes an annual statewide harvest target of 200,000 deer.
Nonprofit group dedicated to helping physically disabled men and women to hunt and fish.
In making the announcement, Zinke, presents a ceremonial check to the Wisconsin DNR for nearly $35 million while visiting the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area.
In a news release Wednesday, March 14, Pheasants Forever and its partners announced the acquisition of 320 acres in western Minnesota to be designated as the state’s newest Waterfowl Production Area (WPA). The newly acquired Stenerson Lake WPA addition in…
As Deer and Turkey Classic headliners, Lakoskys’ incredible journey leads back to where it all started
It's been a whirlwind adventure, from Tiffany's first deer to Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic headliner for the couple, both from Columbia Heights.
Agenda includes deer management plan, chronic wasting disease.
St. Charles artist Micah Hanson won the 2019 turkey stamp contest. The painting was selected by judges from among 12 submissions for the annual contest sponsored by the Minnesota DNR. Hanson’s painting will be featured on the 2019 turkey stamp.…
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