Action on the EagleCam: First egg is spotted

Action on the EagleCam: First egg is spotted

Nongame Wildlife Program, which manages the popular feed, announces the news.
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Questions stream, too, from popular Minnesota EagleCam

February 16
Questions stream, too, from popular Minnesota EagleCam
First egg is expected "any day now," say state wildlife observers.

Ultramarathoners reflect on 'deep freeze' of their successful double Arrowhead

February 6
Ultramarathoners reflect on 'deep freeze' of their successful double Arrowhead
Minneapolis women covered 270 miles over seven days on the rugged trail in northern Minnesota.
Outdoors
February 5

External review of Mille Lacs walleye management finds no big flaws

A panel of research scientists evaluated the way the DNR manages the Mille Lacs walleye fishery and found no significant flaws in the agencies techniques.
Outdoors
February 2

New documentary zooms in on the MAMIL (Middle-Aged Men in Lycra)

Minnetonka cyclist's love of the ride gets told in new film.
Outdoors
January 30

Frosted ultramarathoners have 'Double Arrowhead' in their sights

In extreme cold, Twin Cities racers are more than halfway through second 135-mile leg.
Outdoors
January 29

Ultramarathoners complete 135 miles of their 'Double Arrowhead'

Kate Coward and Kari Gibbons started the race Monday morning back to Tower, Minn.
Here you go, Minnesotans, all you need to know to camp well this year
Camping Guide 2017 Here you go, Minnesotans, all you need to know to camp well this year
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Whether you roll up in a Scamp from out of state in a national park or pitch your Big Agnes tent poles, enjoy a collection of favorite practices, tips and ideas.
Outdoors
January 18

Conditions set up well for this year's golden eagle survey

National Eagle Center looks forward to adding to knowledge of the elusive raptor.
Outdoors
December 28, 2017

Week to week, Minnesota fatbike ride calendar is filled

Rides and races abound this winter; Penn Cycle series is one of the originals.
Outdoors
December 18, 2017

A birder's tale: If you don't see it, try, try again

Great gray owl at Sax-Zim Bog makes photographer work to find it.
Outdoors
December 14, 2017

Get in on the Christmas Bird Count across Minnesota

Annual census is the longest-running bird count. It began in 1900.
Outdoors
December 7, 2017

Fatbikers get access to North Shore ski trail on trial run

Norpine Trail system board agrees to let them roll on 16-mile trail between Lutsen, Cascade Lodge
Outdoors
November 30, 2017

DNR: People not using common sense fishing on unsafe lake ice

Among its recommendations for assessing ice, the DNR suggests calling local bait shops and resorts to find out about ice conditions.
Outdoors
November 27, 2017

Film speaks to the adventure of rock climbing in the wild north

"Jeff's World" documents climber's dream of playground, screens Thursday in Minneapolis.
Local
November 15, 2017

Chronic wasting disease spreading in Minnesota deer

Seven more cases of CWD have been detected in wild deer in a section of southeastern Minnesota where an outbreak of the disease was first detected last year.
Outdoors
November 14, 2017

Thousands of sandhill cranes on display at Sherburne refuge

Refuge visitors are urged to bring binoculars and watch cranes from their vehicles. Observers can pull off refuge roads. But if they get out of their vehicles, the birds will fly away.
Outdoors
November 7, 2017

Opening weekend deer harvest about same as last year in Minnesota

The Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that firearms hunters registered 70,724 deer the first two days of deer season. Zone 1 was kill up; harvest in Zones 2 and 3 were down.
Outdoors
November 3, 2017

One-walleye limit again for winter anglers on Mille Lacs

Bumped from 18-20 inches to 20-22 this season.
Outdoors
November 2, 2017

Erik Thorson named DNR acting big game leader

The DNR has named its Park Rapids acting area wildlife supervisor, Erik Thorson, as interim leader of the agency's while-tailed deer and other big game programs.
Outdoors
October 31, 2017

Hunting questions for the DNR? Phone bank hours are extended

Information center will field calls later on weekdays, Saturday.
Outdoors
October 30, 2017

Duluth artist wins walleye stamp contest

This is the third stamp win for Dean Kegler.
Outdoors
October 24, 2017

Edina native Richardson has another role in extreme-skiing film

Warren Miller film, always billed as the official start of winter, drops in again at State Theatre.
Outdoors
October 23, 2017

DNR issues optimistic regional deer hunting forecast

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday morning issued a region-by-region deer report.