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Hunters reminded about importance of registering deer

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Hunters are reminded to register deer before processing, before antlers are removed and within 48 hours after taking the animal, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  “Deer registration provides information that is essential to our ability to manage deer populations,” said Steve Merchant, wildlife populations and regulations manager. “Hunters are … Continue reading »

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Hunters asked to report banded roosters as part of pheasant research project

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Pheasants banded in Nobles and Redwood counties Pheasant hunters can voluntarily report roosters that were banded as part of a study being conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  DNR Farmland Wildlife Populations and Research Group workers captured and banded roosters during a research project. The two study areas involved in … Continue reading »

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DNR urges caution while burning fall yard debris

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Northwestern and central Minnesota have elevated fire danger due to sparse rain, high winds and lack of humidity. This means that open burning may be restricted in certain counties. The Department of Natural Resources urges Minnesotans to use caution while burning yard waste or leaf piles outdoors and to check the burning … Continue reading »

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Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting to open on select Grand Rapids area lakes

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Recreational netting for whitefish and tullibee (cisco) is anticipated to open on several Schedule I Lakes in the Grand Rapids fisheries work area beginning in late October, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Schedule I Lakes, which are more susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperatures, will be opened … Continue reading »

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Voyageur Country ATV

  Bruce Beste bruce@cabinsoncrane.com We started a new ATV club – Voyageur Country ATV – in late April.  We had 66 people at an organizational meeting on April 25 where all 66 joined the new club.  We have had tremendous support and interest from the local ATV community.  To date we have over 500 adult … Continue reading »

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New maps make it easier to visit Minnesota state forests

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has produced six new, state-of-the-art maps that will make it easier and safer for people to explore, hunt, and recreate in state forests.   “The DNR has updated six state forests with 53 more to go,” said Forrest Boe, director of the DNR Forestry Division. “This five-year … Continue reading »

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Learn the rules for portable stands on wildlife management areas

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Hunters planning to use portable stands on wildlife management areas this season are reminded to check regulations to learn when they need to remove stands after hunting.  “In most of the state, leaving stands overnight on WMAs is not allowed and they must be removed at the end of the day,” said … Continue reading »

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Check for invasive species when removing docks and equipment for seasonal storage

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding lake property owners to carefully check boats and trailers, docks and lifts, and all other water-related equipment for invasive species when removing equipment for seasonal storage. This is important as new zebra mussel infestations were initially reported by people making end of season inspections … Continue reading »

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DNR accepting applications for coastal area grants

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for projects through its Lake Superior Coastal Program.  About $450,000 will be available for projects to begin after Sept. 1, 2018. Applications are due Thursday, Nov. 30. Funding for these grants is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for … Continue reading »

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Early antlerless-only deer hunting season runs Oct. 19-22

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Hunters in portions of southeastern Minnesota can harvest antlerless deer in an early antlerless-only season from Thursday, Oct. 19, to Sunday, Oct. 22, in deer permit areas 346, 348, 349 and 603 in Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted and Winona counties, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  “This hunt aims to reduce the … Continue reading »

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