The court’s decision is a setback for the proposed copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes, but it’s far from the only potential problem. PolyMet is facing additional litigation, including a case over a water permit that will go before a district court next week.
New DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen was battle tested as mayor for a small city. Will that help her manage an agency often under siege?
House DFLers have unveiled a “comprehensive plan” to address the fatal disease, which has been found in isolated pockets of Minnesota but has flourished in Wisconsin and Iowa. Republicans have not supported all of the DFL-led legislation, but have also made battling CWD a priority.
DFLers reverse pro-environment decision; groundwater drain; local stocks fall; heroin deaths up; and more.
A key rationale for sport trapping and hunting comes under scrutiny, with no showing of effectiveness.
The new exhibits were designed to better highlight Minnesota aquatic life in its natural environment.
The transmitter will allow the agency to track the snake’s range and habits.
The Senate Environment and Energy Committee voted 7–6 in favor of a 5-year moratorium.
Frozen soil means melting snowfall won’t be reabsorbed into the ground.
Using a combination of technology and wildlife management skills, the DNR is hoping to discover why Northeastern Minnesota’s moose are disappearing.
Metro-area officials claim their parks aren’t getting a fair share of funding.
In the past decade, the depth of one of the metro’s most scenic lakes has fallen by nearly six feet.
Trees throughout the state are reaching the stunning stage.
Data & Maps
Explore an interactive map of invasive species throughout the state of Minnesota.