STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Minnesota's Series 100 deer harvest down 17 percent
Preliminary totals show that the Minnesota deer harvest was down 17 percent in Series 100 units, which includes all of Northeastern Minnesota, Department of Natural Resources officials said Wednesday.... Posted on 11/27/13 at 12:37 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: More Indian scholarships available
By Don Davis
More American Indian college students may receive scholarships under a new Minnesota budget that began this month.
Commissioner Larry Pogemiller of the state Office of Higher Education sa... Posted on 7/15/13 at 4:10 PM
The onset of the 2007 hunting season is a good time to remind people about a bug that is unwelcome in the state: the emerald ash borer (EAB). Working hard to prevent the spread of this pest into the state, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is asking hunters and others to restrict movement of firewood this fall.
I never really encountered the mystique of the hunting shack until I was an adult, when my son Jason and a handful of others from the Cloquet area were invited to hunt out of a shack located in a rural area outside Beaver Bay.
The 2007 bulls-only moose-hunting season in northeastern Minnesota ended Sunday, Oct. 14. Hunters registered 115 bull moose at nine registration stations scattered across Cook, Lake and St. Louis counties over the 16-day season. This compares to 159 moose (bulls and cows) harvested in northeastern Minnesota in 2006, 163 in 2005, and 149 in 2004.
The National Rifle Association Foundation (NRAF) recently awarded a grant of $1,972 to the Long Lake Conservation Foundation (LLCF) to aid in purchasing left-handed firearms for use in the firearms safety training, which is the primary objective of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association’s Forkhorn Camp Program. Approximately 100 youth attended Forkhorn Camps at LLCC this past summer; an anticipated 120 will attend next summer. Approximately 8-10 percent of these youth are left handed.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that beginning Oct. 22, a new state law goes into effect that allows portable stands to be used on the scientific and natural areas (SNAs) where hunting is allowed.
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