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Minnesota Christmas Trees and Wreaths

I never realized what a contribution Minnesota makes to help people celebrate the Christmas Holiday.  Did you know, “Annually, 500,000 Christmas trees are harvested from private farms in Minnesota, contributing about $30 million to the state’s economy.” The Minnesota DNR

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Conservation Officers Report

If you read my blog on a regular basis then you know I like to read the Weekly Conservation Officer Reports. It’s a slower time of the year for them but they are still quite busy. One thing I learned

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They’re Back!

The Eagle Cam and the eagles are back! November 12, 2015 – EagleCam Goes Live Ready, set, go! The MNDNR EagleCam is now streaming live. Please note that we are experiencing some technical difficulties but are working diligently to get

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Grouse Hunters

As most of you know I like to read the Conservation Officer Reports from our area. The latest one from our neck of the woods had this to say. CO Darin Fagerman (Grand Marais) had another very busy weekend in

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Wolves Doing Fine in Minnesota

According to a recent release by the Minnesota DNR the wolf population in Minnesota is good. I’m not sure everyone would be in agreement but here is the report. DNR NEWS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            Aug. 10, 2015 Minnesota’s wolf

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Why did the turtle cross the road?

To get to the other side of course! But why did it want to get to the other side? Probably to reach the nesting site. Use caution when traveling the Gunflint Trail in the next few weeks to help ensure

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Boating Season Coming Soon

The lakes are still frozen on the Gunflint Trail but the streams and rivers are starting to flow. South of us other lakes are opening up in Minnesota and many people are anxious to get out onto the water. We’re

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Fishing Opener Coming Soon

Here’s some fishing information from the Minnesota DNR. The DNR compiled these Minnesota fishing facts in preparation for the 2015 fishing opener, which is Saturday, May 9. Anglers and waters There are about 1.5 million licensed anglers in Minnesota. About

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Moose Collaring News

The petition to stop the collaring of moose calves in Minnesota has over 1500 signatures but the DNR still plans to collar more calves this spring.  This will lead to the unnecessary death of the majority of the calves in

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Spring Paddling Opportunities

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could get up to the Boundary Waters this Spring for an early canoe trip? I hope to get out this spring but I know how difficult it can be and it’s right in my

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