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It's all in the stars: An outdoors frontier goes front and center
Bell Museum presents a week of events devoted to Minnesota's night skies.
For second time on same Minneapolis lake in recent weeks, anglers land whopper muskies
Twin Cities (virtual) Marathoners share their DIY race-day results
November 3, 2020
With the Twin Cities Marathon called off by the pandemic, runners were encouraged to run the race on their own. Here are stories from six people who did that.
Wrapped in a running adventure, a message that outdoors is for everyone
DNR cuts walleye bag limit for Upper Red Lake
October 26, 2020
Consecutive years of heavy winter fishing pressure prompted a reduction from four walleyes to three.
'Thieving in the woods': DNR officers try to corral spruce top pirates
October 21, 2020
Firearms, bows, trail cams: DNR auction of confiscated gear begins
Online bidding has started on everything from firearms to bows to trail cams – even a 13-point shoulder mount -- confiscated out in the field by Minnesota conservation officers.
September 8, 2020
Good weather boosts outlook for Minnesota pheasant hunters
Minnesota's pheasant population flourished this year amid favorable weather conditions and increased habitat, a breakthrough that should be noticeable to ringneck hunters.
July 16, 2020
Surge in Minnesota fishing has slowed
The 2020 spike in fishing license sales has sagged, but it's still boom time on Minnesota lakes
July 6, 2020
Young eagle that grew up on Minnesota's EagleCam killed in flight
Caretakers of the popular wildlife feature report young chick hit powerline.
June 15, 2020
North Dakota breeding duck numbers increase
Moisture pushed count ahead 18 percent from last year.
June 11, 2020
Hermantown ultramarathoner, 69, got his Superior trail speed mark. Sleep, not so much.
Michael Koppy set the new record, with support, for covering the trail.
Special Series: Boundary Water Passage
Father, son launch epic canoe journey in Boundary Waters
23 hours 0 mins. ago
Part 1: A rainy start and sore shoulders foreshadowed the adventure to come for a father and son on the lakes near the Minnesota-Canada border.
April 14, 2020
Fish, wildlife groups to urge anglers and hunters to buy licenses
Without license revenue, loss to DNR Game and Fish Fund could be significant.
April 14, 2020
Birds of every sort are on the move in Minnesota. Here is a great tool to follow along
Arriving, increasing, peaking -- BirdCast from Cornell Lab of Ornithology covers a lot of ground.
April 7, 2020
Outdoors mailbag: The fate of hunting and fishing seasons
Gov. Tim Walz has been reminded by legislators that hunting and fishing, unlike other outdoor activities, are protected under the state Constitution.
April 7, 2020
Minnesota turkey hunting camp takes learning indoors
Modern Carnivore is prepping hunters with free webinars.
March 31, 2020
Grandma's Marathon cancellation hits hard at Minnesota running legend
The move is especially acute for Dick Beardsley, whose marathon course record set in 1981 stood for 33 years.
March 30, 2020
State park and rec area campgrounds and lodging closed, too
Parks remain open, but DNR made the move ahead of stay-at-home order.
March 25, 2020
What are your outdoors questions?
What do you want to know about the Minnesota outdoors in light of the coronavirus?
March 19, 2020
Superior Hiking Trail will lose a champion
Association executive director will depart with a legacy of ideas and progress.
March 12, 2020
Minnesota moose population stable, newest survey shows
While downward trend began in 2006, news matches recent reports.
February 13, 2020
Get out there, Minnesota: the Great Backyard Bird Count project is back
In its 23rd year, the count is the first online citizen-science project of its kind.
January 30, 2020
From Grand (Canyon) to simple, readers share their #2020outdoors plans
We asked for readers to weigh in on their outdoors plans in the new year. They ranged from grand to simple to surprising.
January 16, 2020
Minnesotan in 'Impossible Row' recalls fear and fury near Antarctica
Minneapolis man was member of six-person team on ocean adventure.
January 3, 2020
Tell us your outdoors plans for the new year
Adventuring, serving, learning -- all of it -- add your voice for an upcoming feature.
December 5, 2019
After Everest, Minneapolis man plans next extreme adventure: 'The Impossible Row'
Andrew Towne joins a crew planning to row from the tip of South America to Antarctica through the treacherous 600-mile Drake Passage.
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