Conservation Officers

black bear

Bear briefly becomes armed after stealing gun in Boundary Waters

The main motivation for the theft was snacks, rather than weaponry.

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The most offbeat DNR conservation officer reports from the past week

An impatient Jeep driver, a bald eagle in a kennel, and more.

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Sheriff praises DNR officer who went 'above and beyond' to help rescue dog that fell off cliff

The dog fell 30 feet and wasn't hurt, but his owners couldn't get to him.

Minnesota DNR - Sarah Grell photo

Fundraiser for family of CO killed in crash raises $30,000 in one day

Sarah Grell, 39, is being remembered as passionate about the outdoors.

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DNR officer killed in crash identified as mother of three

She died in the line of duty, the DNR confirmed.

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Curious conservation officer reports from the Minnesota DNR

Gravel thieves, raucous campers and some quick thinking that backfired.