MN DNR

Invasive Species Can Be On Your Docks & Boat Lifts Too
By now you would hope that many of us would be educated enough to know about the dangers of spreading invasive species with our watercraft.  The DNR has made a huge effort in the past decade to educate the public.  We're used to inspecting our boats and trailers for invasive species, …
Free Black Friday Fun
Here's something I can get behind!  Minnesota State Parks are offering free admission on the day after Thanksgiving, traditionally known as Black Friday.   It's the busiest shopping day of the year, where people rush to shop for big deals...
Is Minnesota’s Moose Population Declining?
I can honestly say I've only witnessed a live moose in the wild once in my life.  It was just outside of Remer, MN on our way back from Walker.  He was standing in the ditch near the road lazily chewing his cud not really caring that we had stopped to gawk at him.  I guess we wer…
New MN Boating Law
The Minnesota DNR has been working hard in recent years to stop the spread of invasive species in our great lakes.  A new law was passed in 2011, and will finally take effect on July 1st for anyone even transporting a boat through Minnesota.
It’s Our Yearly Reminder to Stay Off The Ice, Seriously!
We've had an early blast of winter with below freezing temps and snow for a few solid weeks.  That means lakes are starting to freeze over.  Which also means there will be somebody too eager to go out on the ice and break through.  It happens every year.  So, once again we&a…

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