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2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Wild lynx "shocks" residents in downtown Thunder Bay on Family Day

The lynx was spotted near the Marina Park around 5 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2018 CBC News · Posted: February 20, 2018

Weekly Conservation Officer's report

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - District 6 - Two Harbors area Last updated: 2018-02-20

Rescued snowy owl released in Marquette

The snowy owl that was released back into the wild Saturday afternoon near the Superior Dome in Marquette wasn’t exactly as “huggable” as the bird was when it was first found, its rescuer noted. From the Daily News - February 19, 2018

Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues

Officials at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are keeping their eyes on nationwide trends in firearms sales. Those sales appear to be declining after several robust years over the past decade. By Sam Cook of The Duluth News Tribune - February 18, 2018

Mystery of Minnesota's disappearing moose closer to being solved

By Dan Kraker of Minnesota Public Radio - February 16, 2018

'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities

Since 1976, the most ice-related fatalities, 22, came in the most-populated county, Hennepin. But lake-rich St. Louis County closely followed with 20 deaths. By Don Davis of the Forum News Service - February 16, 2018

Photo Essay: Dream Team Ascends Massive Frozen Pillars of Superior Ice

Sasha DiGiulian and veteran ice climber Angela VanWiemeersch overcome extreme obstacles on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. By Whitney Boland from

Minnesota moose numbers still down.

Northeastern Minnesota’s moose population dropped some over the last year but appears to have leveled off after big declines earlier in the decade. By John Myers of The Duluth News Tribune - February 15, 2018

Gypsy Moth Treatments For Duluth Lakeside And North Shore

Duluth Lakeside neighborhood, Two Harbors, Split Rock and Beaver Bay areas are targeted for treatments. Thursday, February 15, 2018 by Dave Strandberg of KDAL
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