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Win for Bees!

The latest win for pollinators happened today thanks to a court ruling that revokes the EPA’s approval to use harmful insecticides.

Public Input Notice: Northern Pike

There are 3 remaining public input opportunities for the northern pike fishing management objectives. Mankato, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, Country Inn & Suites, Mississippi/Riverbend room, 1900 Premier Drive; Duluth, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, EPA building, 6201 Congdon Blvd.; and Willmar, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building (multi-purpose […]

New 2015 Hunt & Fish Ops in National Wildlife Refuges

Service Director Dan Ashe nnounced the agency will expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout the Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System, including in Minnesota. The final rule also modifies existing refuge-specific regulations for more than 100 additional refuges and wetland management districts. The Service manages its hunting and fishing programs on refuges to […]

DNR Cites Tribal Members Testing Treaty Limits

There is an ongoing disagreement between some tribal members and the MN DNR on natural resources—including hunting, fishing, and wild harvesting things like rice. A group of Ojibwe/Chippewa occasionally exercise what they say is their legal right to harvest wild rice on ceded land outside of reservation boundaries as interpreted in the 1855 treaties. The […]

Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance

A new partnership with the US Dept of  Veteran’s Affairs and Rainbow Treecare is looking for arborist volunteers and sponsorship. The Minnesota site is Fort Snelling. Fort Snelling National Cemetery 7601 34th Avenue South Minneapolis MN 55450United States