DNR

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We welcomed back MN DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr today.  He gave us a broad understanding of what public lands are in MN and how are state is different.  We also covered conservation legacy partners grants, aquatic invasive species, Mille Lacs lake and other issues.  Tune in! 

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This morning John Latimer asked DNR Bee Specialist Crystal Boyd "what is THE single easiest, most important thing that any of us could do to increase or help out our pollinators.  Crystal said "Plant local native wildflowers....if you provide it they will come!" 

She also told us about a great resource Bumble Bee Watch, where citizen scientists (that's you!) can post photos and get help with identification. 

DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr and Grand Rapids Area fishing guide Tom Neustrom stopped by the KAXE studios to talk about state budget concerns and what fee increases can mean for all Minnesotans. 

According to the DNR: