A 2012 aerial survey last winter used 49 sample plots to estimate that there are about 4,200 living moose in Minnesota. The population declined 14 percent from last year. This decrease could impact Native American moose hunting in the region.
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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 20
A Mayo Clinic data scientists believes omicron may have already peaked in parts of Minnesota, though that reality won't show up in the reported cases until at least next week.
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As moose population continues decline, DNR evaluates 2012 hunting season
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Eagle population soaring in Minnesota
An eagle project manager with the National Park Service told the Star Tribune officials counted 36 nests along the Mississippi River between Elk River and Hastings. That's up from 28 last year and 11 when aerial surveys began in 2006. The continued growth indicates the river is producing plenty of food for the majestic birds.
Slight increase in northeast Minnesota's moose population
There are continued signs the previously reported moose decline has plateaued.
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