MN DNR When Will the Ice Go Out on Lake Vermilion? And Polymet and DNR Studies By Heidi Holtan • Apr 13, 2018 www.timberjay.com Tune in for our weekly segment - this week the latest on copper nickel mining in Hoyt Lakes -Polymet, the DNR is studying bears and ice conditions. B2B Headliners: Mike Duval and Phil Hunsicker on Climate Change and Aquatic Invasive Species By Maggie Montgomery • Jan 18, 2018 Quinn Swanson Mike Duval and Phil Hunsicker are keynote speakers for this year's Back to Basics workshop in Pine River. Both of them work for the MN DNR's Division of Ecological and Water Resources. Phil is an Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Planner and Mike is District Manager. They're also both musicians in the band Hans Blix and the Weapons Inspectors.