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It's tick season again. Here's how to avoid the disease-carrying pests

Minnesota's tick season has already begun, and experts say the parasites are hungry after a long winter. By Solvejg Wastvedt of Minnesota Public Radio News · St. Paul · April 24, 2018

Weekly Conservation Officer Reports

District 6 - Two Harbors Area - From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - April 23, 2018

Why the zones? New regulations for keeping northern pike explained.

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - April 23, 2018

With late ice-out, DNR crews face a challenge to get ramps and docks ready by fishing opener

Lingering cold weather is delaying ice-out on lakes and rivers making it difficult for DNR crews to have water accesses ready in time for the May 12 fishing opener. From the Minnesota DNR - April 23, 2018

Report shows Midwest's most 'climate resilient' landscapes

Itasca State Park, Tettegouche State Park and much of the Superior National Forest have a unique ability to sustain a wide array of plants and animals now and into the future, according to a new report from the Nature Conservancy. By Elizabeth Dunbar of MPR - April 23 2018

Spring, fall trips to boundary waters have their special joys

You go before or after the usual times and you won't have bugs -- or people -- to deal with. By Doug Smith Special to the Star Tribune April 19, 2018

North Country Trail's re-route remains tangled in politics

Bill would allow practical reroute that closes gap from Chippewa National Forest to existing trails. By Melanie Radzicki McManus - Special to the Star Tribune APRIL 19, 2018

The ticks have been waiting for warmer weather, and they are hungry.

The delayed spring, followed by an upcoming week of temperatures reaching 65 degrees, has created a perfect storm for tick season. By Deanna Weniger / St. Paul Pioneer Press on April 21, 2018.

How musher Blair Braverman got through her worse day.

Her training run on Devil Track Lake turned into a nightmare. She tells her story to NPR's "Only A Game" - By Charlotte Wheeler - April 20, 2018

Castle Danger home to area's only surfboard builder

By Jamey Malcomb of The Lake County News Chronicle on April 16, 2018
Minnesota DNR Fall Colors Map
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