DNR

dnr.state.mn.us/forestry/fire/firerating_restrictions.html

Heidi and John spoke with Paul Lundgren State of Minnesota Wildfire Section Manager about:

  • Burning restrictions and why they contribute to wildfire prevention (30 percent reduction in Minnesota wildfires during the last decade).
  • Consequences of an escaped burn pile – injury and property destruction
  • Number of wildfires and acres burned so far in spring 2018

Information on Burning Restrictions visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

www.twincities.com

You're not going to want to miss this interview with renowned DNR bear researcher Dave Garshelis.  He was in today to tell us what they've found out since the highly unusual bear attack in December in Isabella, MN.  Bill Vagts saved his corgi from the bear and got bit, then the bear moved on to a construction site.  The DNR has done extensive studies on the condition of the bear, what was going on at the time of the

www.timberjay.com

On the Friday morning show this week Marshall from the Timberjay helps us understand the process of permitting for copper nickel mining by Polymet, more on Lt. Governor Tina Smith and the musical chairs it will cause in th MN Legislature and a story of a bear attack.  We also talked with Bill Vagts later in our show about saving his corgi from a black bear in Isabella, mn. 

www.dnr.state.mn.us

The Firearms Deer Hunting Opener is November 4th and the DNR predicts a good deer season barring any unforeseen unusual weather. Deer numbers are up following three years of conservative harvest regulations designed to rebuild the population, coupled with three relatively mild winters.

As a result, more antlerless permits are available this year, and hunters in many parts of the state will have additional opportunities to harvest more deer.

Timberjay.com

This week Timberjay editor Marshall Helmberger talks about perspectives on new sulfate standards, a potential timber harvest near Burntside Lake,  and a canoe race from International Falls to Grand Portage.

You can hear the Border News Roundup each week on the Friday Morning Show at about 7:20.

Pages