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DNR seeks designs for Minnesota’s 2019 turkey stamp

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2019 Minnesota Wild Turkey Stamp from Monday, Dec. 4, through 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15. The cost of a turkey stamp is included in a turkey license, but pictorial stamps are sold as collectables. In the contest, the eastern wild turkey must be the primary … Continue reading »

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Hunters reminded of whole carcass importation ban

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters who harvest deer, elk, moose or caribou outside of Minnesota that whole carcasses cannot be brought into the state.  The restriction is part of efforts to minimize the opportunity for chronic wasting disease to become established in Minnesota. Only the following cervid parts may be … Continue reading »

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Zebra mussels confirmed in Medicine Lake in Hennepin County

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Medicine Lake, northwest of Minneapolis in Hennepin County.  A lakeshore property owner notified the DNR and Three Rivers Park District staff, when a lake service provider business found one adult zebra mussel on a dock they were removing from the lake. … Continue reading »

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Hunters register 70,724 deer during first weekend of season

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Harvest up by less than a percent Minnesota firearms hunters registered 70,724 deer during the first two days of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  Preliminary numbers from opening weekend show that the number of deer registered was essentially the same as from 2016. Of the deer harvested, 57 … Continue reading »

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DNR seeks applications to serve on Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Committee

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on the statewide Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Advisory Committee. The committee was established in January 2013 to help guide the department’s AIS activities. Members provide advice and a diverse perspective to the DNR invasive species program. Responsibilities include … Continue reading »

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New benefit helps military personnel, vets combat stress with nature therapy

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Active military personnel in any branch or unit of the United States armed forces and veterans with a service-related disability are now eligible to receive a free year-round vehicle permit, providing unlimited access to all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas.  “If you’re wondering how to say ‘thanks for serving’ to … Continue reading »

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Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed 1 walleye

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Annual fall surveys support conservative harvest decision Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing will open on Friday, Dec. 1, with no bait restrictions and a limit of one walleye 20-22 inches or one longer than 28 inches.  “We’re glad results of fall population survey show Mille Lacs anglers will be able to keep … Continue reading »

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Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting to open on Shagawa, Bear Island, Ojibway lakes

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Dates have been set for recreational netting for whitefish and tullibee (cisco) on Shagawa, Bear Island and Ojibway lakes in the Tower fisheries work area, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. These lakes are Schedule I Lakes, which are more susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperatures, and are … Continue reading »

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Zebra mussels confirmed in Stearns County’s Knaus Lake

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Knaus Lake, southwest of St. Cloud in Stearns County.  DNR invasive species specialists confirmed two adult zebra mussels on a dock and an adjacent water intake pipe in Knaus Lake, and three more attached to docks at the Lions Park public … Continue reading »

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DNR names acting big game program coordinator

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Erik Thorson, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Park Rapids area wildlife supervisor, has accepted a temporary assignment to oversee the agency’s while-tailed deer and other big game programs.  Thorson officially begins his new position on Wednesday, Nov. 15, but will begin handling some responsibilities, including media contacts, immediately preceding the opening … Continue reading »

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