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DNR urges caution on swollen lakes and rivers

Anglers, boaters and anyone who recreates on or near areas where recent rainfall has raised water levels should exercise extreme caution – or stay away altogether until the water recedes. From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - June 28, 2018

Apostle Islands and their famous sea caves offer 'some of the best kayaking in the world'

The national lakeshore covers 21 of the archipelago's 22 islands, plus a 12-mile stretch of mainland. Madeline Island, the only permanently inhabited island, is not part of the national lakeshore. By Chelsey Lewis of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - June 28, 2018

'Like paddling into the clouds' at Minnesota's Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

From the Star Tribune - June 28, 2018

Boaters and anglers must take steps to prevent aquatic invasive species spread

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - June 28, 2018

Brad Parsons named new DNR Fisheries Chief

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - June 26, 2018

DNR upgrades outdoor recreation maps for mobile devices

Navigating Minnesota’s woods and waters with a mobile device is now easier than ever with new digital maps available from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Media release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - June 26, 2018

Weekly Conservation Officer Reports

District 6 - Two Harbors Area - from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - June 26, 2018

Proposed backcountry driving route sparks pushback in northern Minnesota

Joe Friedrichs of WTIP Radio was interviewed by Cathy Wurzer of Minnesota Public Radio about the debate. From MPR - June 25, 2018

Pelicans make rare visit to Isle Royale National Park

Thanks to record-high temperatures and storms throughout Michigan last week, the sprawling island wilderness in Lake Superior has become the temporary home for a pair of white pelicans. By Brandon Champion of Mlive.com - June 25, 2018

23 charges laid after fly-in enforcement near Geraldton

18 warnings were also issued. CBC News · June 22, 2018
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