Northwest Minnesota

Elk Surveys Northwest Minnesota

Public can document elk observations using new elk sightings tool on the DNR website (Theif River Falls, MN) — January 9th, 2023 — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will conduct aerial elk surveys beginning the second week of January. DNR staff will survey the Kittson County and Grygla elk herds in northwestern Minnesota and the border elk herd in both Minnesota and Manitoba. The surveys are typically conducted each