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Birders from across the country bolster their ‘life lists’ at the Sax-Zim Bog

By Sam Cook form the Duluth News Tribune - February 25, 2018

Brule musher takes part in Junior Iditarod this weekend

She's run her dogs with some of the best in the sport and competed in two Alaska sled dog races. Now, Talia Martens of Brule is poised to tackle the Junior Iditarod. By Maria Lockwood of The Duluth News Tribune on February 23, 2018

Leaving the trail: Longtime Beargrease musher Aili announces retirement

Aili, a musher from Ray who has been a regular at Midwestern races since the mid-1990s, decided last summer that it was time to retire — and he officially announced it on Monday after finishing the U.P. 200. The 43-year-old won the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in 2006 and finished the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 2002. By Lisa Kaczke of The Duluth News Tribune on February 23, 2018

Trailbreakers host vintage snowmobile ride and show.

The event is this Saturday, February 24 starting at Cascade Lodge. Registration begins at 10:30am.

DNR reseacher studies fish gene pools to repopulate state lakes

DNR's Loren Miller's research on walleyes, other fish steers stocking choices By Tony Kennedy Star Tribune FEBRUARY 21, 2018

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
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