DNR Q&A

Wed
22
Apr

DNR Q & A: Want to landscape with native plants?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q. I’d like to incorporate native plants into my home landscaping. How will I know what species to plant, and do you have any advice for getting started?

 

Mon
13
Apr

DNR Q & A: How to identify natural springs

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q. I heard the DNR is gathering a list of springs across the state. How will I know a spring when I see one, and how can I report its location?

 

Sun
05
Apr

DNR Q & A: I want to go on a paddling trip this spring, but don’t have time to go to the Boundary Waters. Any suggestions?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q. I want to go on a paddling trip this spring, but don’t have time to go to the Boundary Waters. Any suggestions?

 

Wed
01
Apr

DNR Q & A: National Volunteer Week is coming up April 12-18. What sort of volunteer opportunities does the DNR have to offer?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q. National Volunteer Week is coming up April 12-18. What sort of volunteer opportunities does the DNR have to offer?

 

Wed
18
Mar

DNR Q & A: What can I do to prevent the spread of invasive species when I’m out on the trails this spring?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q. What can I do to prevent the spread of invasive species when I’m out on the trails this spring?

 

Mon
16
Mar

DNR Q & A: Which fish species are the first to spawn in Minnesota lakes during the spring?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q. Which fish species are the first to spawn in Minnesota lakes during the spring?

 

Mon
23
Feb

DNR Q & A: What causes ruffed grouse numbers to rise and fall?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q. What causes ruffed grouse numbers to rise and fall?

 

Mon
16
Feb

DNR Q & A: Do hibernating bears ever leave their den during winter if the weather gets unusually warm?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q. Do hibernating bears ever leave their den during winter if the weather gets unusually warm?

 

Mon
26
Jan

DNR Q & A: What do stream trout eat during the winter?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q.  What do stream trout eat during the winter?
 

Wed
21
Jan

DNR Q & A: How does the DNR decide whether to aerate a lake to prevent winterkill of fish?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:
Q.  How does the DNR decide whether to aerate a lake to prevent winterkill of fish?

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