Every fall, biologists from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources conduct surveys of lakes to assess the health of fish populations. They use information gathered to set limits for anglers and guide fish stocking efforts.
One of the big messages at the 10th annual Minnesota Governor's Deer Opener in Winona on the opening weekend of the firearms deer season was the need to get kids away from their Xboxes and into the outdoors. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois Senate on Wednesday agreed to adding a $2 surcharge to license plate renewals that would inject new revenue into the Department of Natural Resources for the upkeep of state parks. STORY & COMMENTS
With 230 firearm hunters at the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area near Chandlerville this weekend, it might be surprising to learn the safest place for a deer is the campground. STORY & COMMENTS