DNR Confirms Larval Zebra Mussels In Leech Lake

There was more bad news today in the ongoing battle against aquatic invasive species in Minnesota when the Department of Natural Resources confirmed larval zebra mussels have been found in Leech Lake. Here’s the full DNR news release: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in their larval stage in two locations…
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Turtle River State Park Naturalist Compiles Fun Collection Of Owlish Mugshots

Grand Forks raptor expert and licensed bander Tim Driscoll banded more than 200 saw-whet owls and four Eastern screech-owls this fall at Turtle River State Park with help from park naturalist Erika Kolbow and other volunteers. From mid-September until wrapping up Nov. 11, they put in some long nights catching the owls, which are attracted…
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Bad Weather Prompts North Dakota Game And Fish Department To Reschedule Advisory Board Meetings Set For Tonight And Tuesday

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has postponed the advisory board meetings scheduled for tonight and tomorrow in Berthold, Hankinson, Jamestown and Bismarck for two weeks because of inclement weather. The meetings in Berthold and Hankinson are rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 12; and Bismarck and Jamestown are rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 13. Game and…
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Tests Confirm Two Deer With Chronic Wasting Disease In Southeast Minnesota

  The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this morning announced chronic wasting disease has been confirmed in two white-tailed deer shot near Lanesboro, Minn., in the southeast part of the state. Here’s the news release: Test results show two deer harvested by hunters in southeastern Minnesota were infected with Chronic Wasting Disease, according to the…
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Ice Fishing Shows This Weekend And Dec. 2-4 Kick Off The Winter Season For Hard Water Fanatics

Ice fishing still appears to be a ways off, thanks to another balmy start to November, but that could change anytime, depending on what the weather does in the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, a couple of big ice fishing shows are on the horizon for anglers itching to get a hard water…
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