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 andContinue Reading

–––––––08/27/2015–––––– Geocaching 101 4 PM to 5 PM Join us on this modern day treasure hunt as we search for caches with a GPS unit. After learning how to use a GPS unit and what geocaching is all about, you’ll explore the park with us for hidden caches. GPS unitsContinue Reading

What? It’s already August! OOOuuuuu! And it’s the blue moon! And summer is a slippin’ by  . . . so! Get out there and do somethin’ for fun and for free*! Our prime Minnesota weather is just around the corner. Enjoy all MN has to offer! *All activities FREE unlessContinue Reading

Admission to all Minnesota state parks and recreation areas is FREE this Saturday for National Get Outdoors Day! Come out and explore! Archery, boating, fishing, learning, volunteering, there’s something for everyone! Events free unless otherwise noted. Have a GREAT weekend in the Great Outdoors! #nationalgetoutdoorsday   DNR Press release: NationalContinue Reading

Mille Lacs Lake’s dark house northern pike spearing season ends at sunset on Sunday, Feb. 22, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. “There’s been some confusion because an extended ice angling season for pike continues through Sunday, March 29, on Mille Lacs,” said Rick Bruesewitz, DNR Aitkin area fisheriesContinue Reading