Blue-green algae, which is toxic to humans and animals, has now been confirmed on three Minneapolis lakes.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said it will reopening its campgrounds at state parks, forests and recreation in phases begining June 1.
The eruption was the worst volcanic disaster in the history of the conterminous United States, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness reopened for both day and overnight use Monday under Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s Stay Safe MN order, which allows camping at remote and dispersed campsites.
Gov. Tim Walz signed 11 bills into law Saturday, most notably including Tobacco 21 and a ban on the chemical trichloroethylene.
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness reopened for day-use Tuesday, but overnight use will continue to be restricted for the duration of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz's stay-at-home order, which was recently extended until May 18.
Authorities in northern Minnesota are warning canoers and kayakers about the danger of a floating bog on the Rum River.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska, Minnesota is reopening Friday, but only visitors will have to stay in their vehicles.
After closing nearly 40 Wisconsin state parks, forests and recreation areas earlier this month due unprecedented crowds and other issues, Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday the state will reopen some of those state parks and forests on May 1.
The world has experienced positive environmental effects as people have stayed home due to COVID-19.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has closed several parts of Fort Snelling State Park due to flooding from the spring thaw.
Citing unprecedented crowds, litter and vandalism, Gov. Tony Evers ordered the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to close 40 state parks, forests and recreation areas to protect the health and safety of visitors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
One of Minnesota’s most popular hiking trails is advising would-be hikers to “hike in place” amid the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid spread the virus in the small communities on the state’s North Shore.
In its first meeting after the Northern Metals Recycling fire, the Becker City Council heard from frustrated residents Wednesday night.
An environmental group found that nearly two-thirds of Minnesota farm country's drinking water is being contaminated by nitrate, which is common in fertilizer and manure.
There have been “significant decreases in nitrogen dioxide over China,” reports NASA as quarantines remain in place within the country.
After a massive fire broke out at the Northern Metals facility in Becker, Minnesota, sending plumes of black smoke and large flames shooting into the air for days, attorneys for the company appeared in court on Friday.
As the end of the ice fishing season approaches, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers of the upcoming deadlines for the removing their fish houses from the state’s lakes.
JPMorgan Chase will no longer provide loans for oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, FOX Business reported
A Minnesota forester is back in the Twin Cities after fighting the devastating bushfires in Australia.