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January 17, 2018
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MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Jan. 17, 2018
January 17, 2018 - 8:00am
January 3, 2018
CO Randy Posner (Brainerd West) reports that he worked on fishing enforcement. The ice anglers were out trying their luck. Ice conditions vary from open water areas to 14 inches of ice. Violations CO Posner observed were unattended lines and extra hooks. The ice conditions have improved, however slush and large pressure ridges have developed on Gull Lake and other area lakes. DNR file photo.
Regional C.O. Reports - Week of Jan. 2
January 3, 2018 - 9:00am
July 2, 2017
DNR Conservation Officer reports - July 2
July 2, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2015
CO Joyce Kuske (Little Falls) handled two garbage burning complaints where large amounts of items were found burned to include mattresses, plastic bottles, bags, cans and household garbage. MN DNR
Hauling garbage to landfill would've been cheaper than illegal burning - District 11: MN DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - St. Cloud area
August 18, 2015 - 1:39pm
August 17, 2015
Working with the US Fish and Wildlife Service on a turtle found crossing a road in the Gull Lake area that turned out to be a gopher tortoise, native to the far Southeast United States and a protected species listed as “threatened” under federal law. MN DNR
Gopher tortoise, native to far Southeast US found crossing road in Gull Lake area - District 9: MN DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Brainerd area
August 17, 2015 - 2:38pm
A horse owner called to report his horse was attacked and injured by another animal. After looking around the property the likely suspect is a bear. MN DNR
Horse possibly attacked by bear - District 4: MN DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Wadena area
August 17, 2015 - 2:26pm
A good-sized female bear was found dead along the Wildfire Road in Fern Township, Hubbard County. The bear had a gunshot wound and it appeared to have been dragged by a motor vehicle for quite some distance. Anyone with information regarding this bear is encouraged to call the Turn In Poachers (TIP) line at 1-800-652-9093. Cash rewards for tips leading to an arrest are available. You can remain anonymous.
District 2: MN DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Bemidji area
August 17, 2015 - 2:08pm
August 12, 2015
found ... an angler attempting to noodle sunfish while swimming (the act of catching fish by hand). No fish had been caught and the angler was getting tired. He explained the rules and advised the angler that he might have better luck with a hook and line.
District 9: MN DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Brainerd area
August 12, 2015 - 7:00am
August 11, 2015
District 4: MN DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Wadena area
August 11, 2015 - 7:00am
August 10, 2015
With the assistance of CO Forsberg, CO Warren, and CO Stattelman six anglers were found with 856 sunfish and crappies in their possession, an over limit of 676 fish.
District 2: MN DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Bemidji area
August 10, 2015 - 2:13pm
June 25, 2015
Mille Lacs area Conservation Officer Weekly Report
June 25, 2015 - 1:04pm
Wadena area Conservation Officer Weekly Report
June 25, 2015 - 12:53pm
June 5, 2015
District 10 - Mille Lacs area: Mn DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report
June 5, 2015 - 10:58am
District 9 - Brainerd area: Mn DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report
June 5, 2015 - 10:23am
May 19, 2015
CO Gary Sommers (Walker) reports primary enforcement focused on sport fishing and ATV activity. Calls were received regarding a dead deer in a lake, worked with the area hydrologist on a violation, and assisted with an overlimit of walleye case.
District 4 - Wadena area: Mn DNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report
May 19, 2015 - 11:14am
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