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Life jackets a safety necessity when boating on cold water

Men 20-60 years old least likely to wear life jacket, most likely to drown With waterways across the state clearing of ice, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anxious boaters that wearing a life jacket is a critical safety necessity during the spring “cold water” season. While b...

DNR seeks input on Timber Riders ATV trail proposal

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites public review and written comments on a proposal by Beltrami County to obtain grant-in-aid funding for additions to the all-terrain vehicle trail system.   The new trail, known as the Timber Trail, will provide a 128-mile ATV trail system. The t...

Modest recreation fee increases go into effect July 1

Cost for hunting and fishing licenses won’t increase until 2018 The Department of Natural Resources reminds state park visitors, snowmobilers and ATV riders that modest fee increases will go into effect on July 1. However, the cost of fishing and hunting licenses, including deer licenses, won’t inc...

DNR invites public input on proposed motor vehicle use in new state forest 

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites citizens to learn about proposed recreation opportunities in Centennial State Forest, a 3,394-acre state forest in Cass County donated to the DNR in 2013.  The meeting will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 26, in the Walker Community Ce...

DNR seeks input on Round River Drive ATV trail proposal

April 6, 2017 - DNR seeks input on Round River Drive ATV trail proposalThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division invites public review and written comments on a proposal by the city of Akeley to obtain grant-in-aid funding for 5.36 miles of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) tra...

Question of the week: What makes certain streams good for trout?

A: Streams that hold trout are usually an indicator of healthy water quality and responsible land use. Trout require fairly consistent stream temperatures year-round – cold water in the summer and water that doesn’t freeze in the winter. In Minnesota, this comes from groundwater inflow since we don’...

Ask a Minnesota Trooper: Covering up off-road lights

Question: I was wondering if I needed to cover my spot light/light bar on top of my pickup before I hit the highway. Let me know what the rules are regarding a cover or no cover. The research I did before purchasing was only KC style or round lights needed a cover in the state of Minnesota. I have i...

Temporary off-highway vehicle trail closures begin in November

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will restrict recreational use of off-highway vehicles (OHVs) in some areas during the upcoming firearms deer hunting season. Vehicles affected by the restrictions include all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), off-highway motorcycles (OHMs) and registered off-roa...
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