Tag: DNR

New Changes for Upcoming Minnesota Waterfowl Season

Detroit Lakes, MN — When waterfowl seasons open this fall, hunters will see a number of regulatory changes with duck and goose seasons and season dates. Before implementing these changes, the DNR took a comprehensive look at waterfowl regulations. Some of the objectives for these changes focused on simplification of regulations and providing additional opportunity…
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August 27, 2021 0

Baiting for Upcoming Bear Hunting Season Simplified

Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota Bear hunting season will open in just a few week and the ability to begin baiting for your hunt just started on Friday. That process for bear baiting got a little bit simpler this year. Beginning with the 2021 bear-baiting season, hunters no longer need to use email addresses…
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August 16, 2021 0

DNR Talks Drought Impacts on Wildlife

Detroit Lakes, MN — The current state of drought is impacting everything and everything, from your lawn to corn crops to deer, birds, and insects. Some are impacted more negatively than others, however. Rob Baden, Detroit Lakes Area Wildlife Supervisor, joined the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program recently to discuss some of those impacts and how mother…
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August 10, 2021 0

Dedication for Cupido WMA, Norman County’s Newest Wildlife Management Area, on August 6th

Twin Valley, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking part in a dedication ceremony this Friday, August 6th for Norman County’s newest and one of it’s most significant Wildlife Management Areas. The Cupido Wildlife Management Area, which was gifted to the DNR last year by the Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society and Pheasants…
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August 3, 2021 0

More Counties Under Burning Restrictions to Help Prevent Wildfires

To help ensure public safety and protect natural resources, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expanding burning restrictions. Effective 12:01 a.m., July 27, areas within state jurisdiction in Aitkin, Becker, Benton, Carlton, Clearwater, Mahnomen and Stearns counties are included in burning restrictions already in place for the eastern portion of Roseau County and all…
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July 27, 2021 0

Enbridge, DNR Responds to Line 3 Water Use Claims by Protestors

Minnesota — Protests continue against the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline project and now Enbridge is responding to claims that they are using and displacing billions of gallons from the water systems and destroying wild rice beds in Northern Minnesota.  Paul Eberth, Director of Tribal Engagement for Enbridge, says what they DNR has permitted them to…
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July 26, 2021 0

DNR finds Zebra Mussels in Cedar Lake, St. James Mine Pit

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/26/21) (Aitkin County, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this past week confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Cedar Lake in Aitkin County and in the St. James Mine Pit in Aurora in St Louis County. DNR invasive species specialists followed up on a report from a Cedar…
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July 26, 2021 0

Minnesota Enters Drought Warning Phase

Minnesota is now experiencing severe drought in 52 percent of the state, while 4 percent is in extreme drought. The state has entered the drought warning phase. With this designation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and others are taking additional steps. Current drought information, including details on areas subject to surface water use suspensions, is…
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July 25, 2021 0

DNR confirms Starry Stonewort in Leech Lake

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/21/21) (Leech Lake, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of the starry stonewort in Leech Lake in Cass County. The invasive algae was found near Anderson’s Cove Resort in Steamboat Bay when a company removing aquatic plants contacted the DNR. This would now mark the…
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July 21, 2021 0

DNR Firearms Safety Training Class in Audubon

The Minnesota DNR is offering a Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class in Audubon at the Cormorant Lakes Sportsman’s Club (18587 Sportsman’s Rd) The class will be held on the following dates: Monday, Sept.27th; Wednesday, Sept. 29th; Saturday, Oct. 2nd; Monday, Oct. 4th; Wednesday, Oct. 6th;  Class time is from 6:30 – 8:00 pm each day,…
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July 20, 2021 0