Monthly Archives: April 2016

Wildfire Prevention Week is April 17-23

Wildfire Prevention Week is April 17-23 Every year in Minnesota, wildfires cause property losses, injuries and threaten the lives of fire fighters. To raise awareness of this danger, April 17-23 is Wildfire Prevention Week in Minnesota. Most Minnesota wildfires happen in the spring between the time snow has melted and plants and grasses have greened [Continue]

Chainsaw safety offered for ACMU volunteers

Anyone who wants to be able to clear trails (like the South Fowl/Tilbury Trail) or ATV or snowmobile trails, must have U.S. Forest Service chainsaw safety training. The Forest Service will be holding two training sessions this summer. Please consider signing up for one of these training sessions! Anyone who uses a chainsaw on federal [Continue]

Comment sought on Lake Superior trout recovery plan

A healthy recovery staged by wild lake trout in Lake Superior means these fish no longer need to be stocked in the lake, according to an updated management plan that covers the Minnesota waters of Lake Superior. The public can now comment on the plan until May 8. “The successful lake trout recovery is a [Continue]