Local Energy Project collecting firewood and wood pellet informationNov 26, 2014
Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP) is compiling information that will be of value to those burning wood or wood pellets for heat. It will be uploaded to the CCLEP website and contain resources for locally-available firewood and wood pellet fuel, as well as suppliers of pellet and wood-burning appliances and related services (appliance installation, chimney cleaning and repair).
DNR reminds parents of ice danger to childrenNov 26, 2014
A mix of warm and cold weather across Minnesota has created inconsistent ice on lakes, rivers and ponds. The Department of Natural Resources is warning parents to keep an eye on their children this Thanksgiving as they visit friends and family who live near bodies of water.
Last winter season (November to April), three people died after falling through the ice.
DNR auction in Grand Rapids set for December 6Nov 21, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public auction of surplus equipment Saturday, Dec. 6, at 9:30 a.m. in Grand Rapids at the DNR northeast regional office, 1201 East Highway 2, Grand Rapids.
More than 100 items will be sold including automobiles, trucks, ATVs, snowmobiles, tractors, boat packages, outboard motors, boats, trailers, tractor implements and heavy equipment.
DNR Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee seeks applicantsNov 20, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources, the Metropolitan Council and the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission are seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee.
“The Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee plays a critical role in helping us achieve the vision Minnesotans have for use of the Parks and Trails Legacy Funds and creates an accessible and equitable, integrated system of state and regional parks and trails in Minnesota,” said DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr.
Deadline nears for those seeking to serve on DNR fish work groupsNov 12, 2014
Volunteers who want to join five citizen-agency work groups that will discuss how the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources manages fish have until Wednesday, Nov. 19, to apply.
There will be individual work groups for bass, catfish, panfish and walleye, and one that will focus on both northern pike and muskellunge.