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Chippewa National Forest

December 8, 2017
The Chippewa National Forest is selling Christmas tree permits for $5 through Dec. 22. "Finding and cutting your own Christmas tree can make a great family holiday tradition," said Karen Lessard, the district ranger in Blackduck, in a news release, "and it can also help improve forest health by thinning stands that have a concentration of small-diameter trees." Illustration
Christmas tree permits available at Chippewa National Forest
December 8, 2017 - 7:00am
December 7, 2017
Linda Palcich / Courtesy / Bemidji Pioneer
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
December 7, 2017 - 2:12pm
There are three ways to order maps from the National Forest Map Store: online at, by phone at 406-329-3024 or by U.S. mail at USDA Forest Service, National Forest Store, P.O. Box 7669, Missoula, MT 59807. Screen grab from
Forest Service map prices to increase Jan. 1
November 7, 2017 - 10:00am
September 28, 2017
A missing hunter was located after four days of being lost in a swampy area of the Chippewa National Forest in rural Boy Lake Township, north of Remer. Illustration
Missing hunter found 4 days after being lost
September 28, 2017 - 10:27am
September 19, 2017
Temporary road closures expected in Chippewa National Forest
September 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
August 28, 2017
The Chippewa National Forest invites visitors and area communities to "Fall Head Over Heels for the Chippewa National Forest," a new fall color campaign.
Fall color watch begins with new campaign
August 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 9, 2017
Outdoor Notes for July 9
July 9, 2017 - 5:30am
May 21, 2017
A doe watches with her triplet fawns surrounding her.
Photo courtesy Minnesota DNR
Conservation Officer Report: Officer's request - Don't pick up fawns
May 21, 2017 - 6:00am
April 20, 2017
This Evening Bat was caught in early July at the Minnesota Army National Guard’s Training Site in Arden Hills. Researchers from the DNR Nongame Wildlife Program and Central Lakes College were conducting a survey as part of the three-year project to study summer breeding habits of the state’s forest bats. MnDNR File Photo
Cass County Board: Commissioners authorize bat study in Hackensack, Remer
April 20, 2017 - 1:21pm
April 6, 2017
Cass County Board: County revenue from Chippewa National Forest at 5-year high
April 6, 2017 - 5:05am
March 20, 2017
Half-mile shoreline along Leech Lake and 40 acres of pristine property will be preserved as Stony Point is now part of the Chippewa National Forest. Photo courtesy of U.S. Forest Service
Stony Point land officially added to Chippewa National Forest
March 20, 2017 - 12:08pm
March 19, 2017
Pelicans in flight.
Minnesota DNR photo
Outdoor Notes - March 19
March 19, 2017 - 6:00am
March 16, 2017
Off-highway vehicle forest road restrictions in place
March 16, 2017 - 6:00am
March 15, 2017
Map of the recently-acquired land on Leech Lake in north-central Minnesota that was added to Chippewa National Forest on Monday, March, 13, 2017. Map courtesy The Trust For Public Land
Chippewa National Forest adds 40 acres on Leech Lake
March 15, 2017 - 5:28pm
February 8, 2017
Bill in Congress would eliminate U.S. forest police
February 8, 2017 - 7:09pm