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.
Still time to apply to serve on DNR deer goal setting teamsNov 12, 2014
Once selected, each team will review biological and social data as well as public input collected at meetings and through online and written questionnaires. After considering and discussing this information, each team will recommend a deer population goal for each of the permit areas within its goal-setting block.
DNR staff will review the data for each goal block as well as advisory team goal recommendations and final public comments on team recommendations before making final goal decisions.
Superior National Forest seeking public input for study of National Forest System (NFS) roadsNov 8, 2014
The Forest Service currently maintains more than 2,500 miles of roads within the Superior National Forest. Road maintenance needs to continue to grow as funding for road maintenance continues to decrease. Forest managers are conducting the study to help determine a sustainable road system that both provides safe travel for visitors and protects forest resources, such as water quality.
In the roads study, Superior National Forest managers will analyze the risks and benefits for forest visitors and the environment associated with the forest’s road system.