DNR Q&A

Thu
29
May

DNR Q & A: Where do Minnesota’s loons spend 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.  Where do Minnesota’s loons spend the winter?
 

 

Mon
19
May

DNR Q & A: What is the difference between a steelhead and a rainbow trout?

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 is the difference between a steelhead and a rainbow trout?
 

 

Wed
09
Apr

DNR Q & A: 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 April 6–12. What sort of volunteer opportunities does the DNR have to offer?
 

 

Sun
26
Jan

DNR Q & A: Why does the fur coat of a deer change colors depending on the time of year?

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.  Why does the fur coat of a deer change colors depending on the time of year — a reddish color in the spring and brown in the fall?

 

Sun
26
Jan

DNR Q & A: What skills and education do I need to be a DNR wildland firefighter?

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 skills and education do I need to be a DNR wildland firefighter?

 

Mon
13
Jan

DNR Q & A: How does the winter cold and snow affect deer?

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 winter cold and snow affect deer, and how do they survive Minnesota’s winter weather?

 

Tue
03
Dec

DNR Q & A: Deer hunting in South Dakota; regulations about transporting my deer back into MN?

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 am planning on going deer hunting in South Dakota. Are there any regulations about transporting my deer back into Minnesota?

 

Thu
07
Nov

DNR Q & A: What does the DNR do with animals that are taken illegally (poached)?

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 does the DNR do with animals that are taken illegally (poached)?

 

Tue
15
Oct

DNR Q & A: Rice substitute for weddings

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.  Someone told me that for the sake of birds, rice shouldn’t be thrown outside after a wedding. Is this true? And is there a substitute for rice?

 

Thu
03
Oct

DNR Q & A: Tree diseases

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.  It appears to be that time of year for tree diseases to surface. Is there anything homeowners can do to protect their trees from diseases and possible mortality, regardless of tree species?

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