Tag: department of natural resources

DNR confirms Starry Stonewort in Leech Lake

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/21/21) (Leech Lake, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of the starry stonewort in Leech Lake in Cass County. The invasive algae was found near Anderson’s Cove Resort in Steamboat Bay when a company removing aquatic plants contacted the DNR. This would now mark the…
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July 21, 2021 0

Minnesota enters ‘drought warning’ phase, according to DNR

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/19/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other agencies are now taking extra precautions and measures, with 52-percent of the State experiencing severe drought and 4-percent in extreme drought, as Minnesota enters into the drought warning phase. The designation of the warning phase occurs when a significant portion…
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July 19, 2021 0

DNR asking public for comment on proposed sunfish regulations

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/7/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is inviting the public to comment on proposed special fishing regulations that would allow anglers to keep fewer sunfish from 50 lakes across Minnesota. The proposed regulations would lower bag limits on 50 lakes that would go into effect in March 2022,…
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July 7, 2021 0

Take a Kid Fishing weekend is June 11-13

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/11/21) (Minnesota) — Today, Friday, June 11th, kicks off a fun weekend to get out on the water with “Take a Kid Fishing” Weekend across Minnesota. Friday, June 11th through Sunday, June 13th, Minnesota residents can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger fishing with them. Children aged…
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June 11, 2021 0

Spring turkey hunting enters final time period

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/18/21) (Minnesota) — Spring turkey hunting in Minnesota enters its final period with more hunters being able to fill those tags. The final hunt period, going from today (May 19th) to May 31st, is open to firearms hunters who have an unused tag from an earlier hunt period are eligible to…
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May 19, 2021 0