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September 9, 2018
A male ruffed grouse stands alert on his drumming log in May 2017 in Beltrami Island State Forest. Drumming counts were down 29 percent from last year but slightly higher than 2016. Minnesota's 2018 ruffed grouse and sharptail seasons open Saturday, Sept. 15. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Minnesota ruffed grouse outlook tough to predict
September 9, 2018 - 6:01am
September 5, 2018
A rooster pheasant takes flight across a field. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota roadside pheasant count up 19 percent from last year
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 27, 2018
Many of us would rather have a day in the marsh when we see 100 ducks and bag two, than see six ducks and bag them all. But there have been too many years of late when the season concludes with duck hunters feeling comradeship with Charlie Brown. Photo Illustration.
Inside the Outdoors: Like Charlie Brown, Minnesota duck hunters want to believe
August 27, 2018 - 10:00am
August 19, 2018
DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
August 19, 2018 - 6:30am
July 24, 2018
The Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday, July 25, 2018, announced specifics of its Minnesota White-tailed Deer Management Plan, which will guide deer management and DNR performance in achieving management goals from 2019 through 2028. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota DNR unveils statewide deer management plan
July 24, 2018 - 4:03pm
July 17, 2018
Drumming counts are an indicator of the ruffed grouse breeding population. The number of birds present during the fall hunting season also depends upon nesting success and chick survival during the spring and summer. Minnesota DNR graphic.
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
July 17, 2018 - 11:37am
July 11, 2018
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley Archery Hunts
July 11, 2018 - 3:00am
June 30, 2018
DNR hosts open house for input on Game Refuge turkey hunting
June 30, 2018 - 2:00am
May 19, 2018
The Last WIndrow: It was just one big lie
May 19, 2018 - 7:30am
April 22, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
April 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 18, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin sits at the corner of the table while seeking guidance from the Board of Commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, April 16, at the historic county courthouse. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County targets Potlatch timberlands to acquire
April 18, 2018 - 4:00am
April 15, 2018
A gray wolf peers through ferns in the woods north of Duluth, Minn., in 2017. The wolf had just been released by biologists with the 1854 Treaty Authority after being trapped and examined as part of a research project. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Deer-wolf population dynamics offer fodder for debate in Minnesota
April 15, 2018 - 8:52am
April 9, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has unveiled a new deer management plan, which establishes an annual statewide harvest target of 200,000 deer. Forum News Service file photoplay button
Minnesota DNR sets annual harvest goal of 200,000 deer
April 9, 2018 - 2:03pm
April 8, 2018
A deer hunter walks to her deer stand on a Minnesota deer hunting opener. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expected to unveil a new deer management plan this week. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
April 8, 2018 - 6:20am
April 6, 2018
Stopping in the woods on a crunchy morning
April 6, 2018 - 6:32am
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