The Minnesota DNR reminds everyone about the dangers of going out on any ice and that we should never assume it's safe. Now that kids are about to be out on Christmas break, they want to make sure we share ice safety tips with them too.
Every year there are accidents and even deaths due to people going out onto ice that cannot safely support them. With that in mind, now is a great time to brush up on general ice thickness safety guidelines.
If you plan on ice fishing this winter, remember the Minnesota DNR has expanded the definition of a portable shelter, which means more structures will now need to be licensed prior to hitting the lake.
The Minnesota DNR has found that many veterans covet a job in a natural resources environment because many military skills are a great fit for DNR positions. With that in mind, they will be hosting an employee seminar for military veterans.
Hunting season is in full swing, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to remind hunters who harvest deer, elk, moose or caribou outside of Minnesota that whole carcasses cannot be brought into the state.
Someone once told me that it's never a bad idea to own land. If you're in the market to purchase land, the Minnesota DNR will be holding three oral bid auctions in December. They will be placing a total of 17 parcels up for sale.
Hunting season means a lot of time with family and friends discussing the big shot or the one that got away. Now you can amaze them all by rattling off these Minnesota deer facts, courtesy of the Minnesota DNR.
The Minnesota DNR has been busy informing all hunters of permit areas where testing for Chronic Wasting Disease is mandatory. However, if you harvest a deer outside of one of these areas there is still testing available to make sure the deer is free of CWD.