The northern half of Minnesota is approaching peak fall color, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources weekly fall color report.
This rule, if not halted by a court challenge by the oil and gas industry and the Trump administration, would make California the first U.S. state with a plan to phase them out completely.
Five fall color drives to take in Minnesota state forests this fall.
The wolves that were translocated to Isle Royale National Park on Lake Superior have begun to reproduce, the National Park Service says.
Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year.
Historic wildfires are sweeping across the nation’s West Coast, but you wouldn’t know it from the presidential campaign. For President Donald Trump, the historic wildfires ravaging Democratic strongholds on the West Coast are presenting another crisis at a time when he can ill afford one.
The United Nations says the world is getting hotter and is getting close to passing one of the limits set by global leaders five years ago.
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is now a certified International Dark Sky Sanctuary, one of only 13 in the world.
Others around the Bay Area also documented hazy horizons, red suns and gray skies -- all the result of the raging wildfires burning around California, which as of this week had scorched a record-setting 2.3 million acres of earth.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking residents to be on the lookout for another invasive species. The jumping worm can degrade soils and cause damage to plants and lawns.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has joined a lawsuit being brought by 22 states against changes to the environmental review process by federal agencies brought by the Trump administration.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it will fund 38 new electric vehicle charging stations along four corridors in the state.
“But the forest is not gone,” Laura McLendon said. “It will regrow. Every old-growth redwood I’ve ever seen, in Big Basin and other parks, has fire scars on them. They’ve been through multiple fires, possibly worse than this.”
Danger loomed with the threat of thunderstorms and lightning forecast for Sunday that could spark new fires and overwhelm firefighters battling hundreds of fires throughout the state.
This year, Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to control the burning. He imposed a four-month ban on most fires and sent in the army.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce will keep up its legal fight against the state's Public Utilities Commission over the Line 3 oil pipeline, further delaying the project.
The Trump administration on Monday took another step to opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling for oil and gas, potentially fulfilling a decades-long dream for Republicans.
An Upper Peninsula bald eagle launched an airborne attack on a drone operated by a Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) pilot last month, tearing off a propeller and sending the aircraft to the bottom of Lake Michigan
A rare carnivorous plant was rediscovered in northern Wisconsin for the first time in 40 years, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said last month.
Voyagers National Park is reminding park visitors to pack out their trash after finding trash left in bear lockers and fire rings at campsites in the park recently.