DNR Q&A

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?

Fri
06
Sep

DNR Q & A: What is an SNA

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.  Minnesota has a number of Scientific and Natural Areas (SNAs). What exactly is an SNA and how does it differ from other publicly owned lands?

Thu
29
Aug

DNR Q & A: What causes many lakes, rivers and ponds to turn green by mid-summer?

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 many lakes, rivers and ponds to turn green by mid-summer? Some even have an odor.

Thu
29
Aug

DNR Q & A: Finding the right trail

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.  Finding a place to ride an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) or other off-highway vehicle (OHV) takes a little research. Are there different levels of riding choices — from novice to adventurous? How can riders find the trail that fits their needs?

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