Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources A vehicle pursuit and a foot race related to illegally shining deer landed four men in the Otter Tail County Jail, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Charged in Otter Tail County Court with a variety of charges ranging from felony fleeing a law enforcement officer to shining […]

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Minnesota Department Of Natural Resources Minnesota hunters harvested 77,008 deer during the first three days of the firearms season, down 8 percent from 2012, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Leslie McInenly, DNR big game program leader, said a slightly smaller harvest over the first three days is not surprising. “Last year, opening weekend […]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources With Minnesota’s small game hunting season underway and the firearm deer season set to begin Nov. 9, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) says making a blaze orange fashion statement this fall might not get you on the best-dressed list, but it just might save your life. “Wearing blaze […]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Nearly one-third of car-deer collisions each year occur between now and November, said the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), citing a national report. Minnesota is ranked eighth when it comes to car-deer crash totals, according to State Farm Insurance, which tracks the trends nationwide. Most states, the company reports, […]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources What is it? In other states this is often called a Hunter Education Deferral Program. Essentially an Apprentice Hunter Validation enables an individual who is normally required to have a Firearms Safety (FAS) Certificate, but does not have one, to try hunting two license years in a lifetime under the supervision […]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The application deadline is Tuesday, Oct.1, for the first  turkey and deer hunt for people with disabilities in Stearns County’s Rockville Park & Nature Preserve. Applications can be obtained through the websites of Midwest Outdoors Unlimited, www.midwestoutdoorsunlimited.com, or the Stearns County Parks Department, www.co.stearns.mn.us or by calling the park office […]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources A long winter followed by a cold, wet spring contributed to a significant decrease in Minnesota’s pheasant count, which declined 29 percent from 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Minnesota’s results reflect what we’re seeing in other states,” said Rachel Curtis, DNR wildlife research biologist. “South […]

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  Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The world’s oldest-known wild bear has died of old age in northern Minnesota at the age of 39½, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Known to DNR researchers as Bear No. 56, the female American black bear was first captured and radio-collared in July 1981 by DNR […]

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