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Posted on: November 22, 2021

DNR Offering Winter Outdoors Webinars on an Array of Topics

From now through the end of February, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be offering free lunch hour webinars on a variety of outdoor topics. The webinars will be held at noon every Wednesday and are free to sign up for on the DNR website.

The topics are as follows:

Nov. 24 – Nature RX. Discussion about the health benefits of getting outdoors in parks, forests and other natural settings.

Dec. 1 – Lifetime Licenses and Other Holiday Gifts. Gift ideas ranging from renting a camper cabin to purchasing a lifetime hunting or fishing license.

Dec. 8 – Ice Safety for Outdoor Spots. Discussion regarding skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing or snowmobiling on or around ice.

Dec. 15 – Fly Tying Talk. A discussion of how to tie the flies used in fly fishing.

Dec. 22 – Learning to Hunt as an Adult. Discussion for those who have considered taking up hunting but don’t have any experience.

Dec. 29 – Introduction to Trapping Furbearers. Discussion about how to get started in trapping, where you can trap and tips and tricks to be more successful.

Jan. 5 – High School Clay Target Program. Discussion about getting student teams involved in target shooting and when leagues start.

Jan. 12 – Ice Angling for Panfish. Discussion including tips and techniques designed to assist those new to ice fishing and those who have a lifetime of experience.

Jan. 19 – Dark House Spearing. Discussion of techniques for spear fishing.

Jan. 26 – Winter Squirrel Hunting. Discussion of the tactics, strategies and gear for hunting squirrels in the snowy winter months.

Feb. 2 – Snowshoeing and Cross-County Skiing Basics. An introduction to what is needed to begin enjoying travel in the snow.

Feb. 9 – Introduction to Winter Camping. Discussion of the equipment needed, tips and tricks to enjoy camping outdoors in the middle of winter.

Feb. 16 – Introduction to Maple Syruping. Discussion on tips to collect, boil and bottle sap.

Feb. 23 – Archery Bow Hunting Basics. Discussion on how to select a compound bow and bow accessories need to hunt effectively in the field.

To learn more or to sign up for any of these webinars, go to the DNR web page that outlines all the different events at Outdoor skills & stewardship | Minnesota DNR (state.mn.us)

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