John Myers

John Myers

Outdoors reporter

John Myers reports on the outdoors, natural resources and the environment for the Duluth News Tribune. He's been at the News Tribune since 1986, reporting a variety of topics, including eight years covering state and national government at the state Capitol in St. Paul. He's also covered the environment, mining, forest fires, climate, weather, crime, science, local government and general news. You can reach him at jmyers@duluthnews.com.

In Minnesota, you have to have a kid along; in Wisconsin, anyone can fish for free.
Federal wolf protections officially ended Monday.
DULUTH--On the same day an international panel of climate experts predicted dire consequences if human-caused global warming continues unabated, scientists at the University of Minnesota added northern forests to the list of potential victims.
DULUTH -- The news across the pheasant range is pretty good for 2018 -- numbers up in Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa and stable in North Dakota -- with seasons underway in coming weeks.
Minnesota's wolf population last winter was down some from the previous winter but statistically unchanged, the state Department of Natural Resources announced Monday, Sept 24. The DNR's winter population estimate came in at 2,655 wolves spread a...
DULUTH--The number of ducks across North America dropped 13 percent this year from last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported this week, but waterfowl numbers are still higher than long-term averages.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday, June 14, confirmed that it will try, once again, to develop a proposal to remove wolves from Endangered Species Act protections across the Great Lakes region and in other parts of the ...
GRAND RAPIDS, MInn. - Rick Horton of Grand Rapids was just back from a spring turkey when he noticed the ticks, about a dozen of them, dug into his skin."They were several on my back, between my shoulder blades. And several in places I can't ment...
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson says he has the votes on the House floor to pass a bill removing federal protection for gray wolves across the Great Lakes region.He just can't get the bill to the floor.His bill - with co-sponsors from both parties acro...
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.-With a rising population of wolves and more of them attacking livestock and pets, a federal program to trap and kill problem wolves in northern Minnesota has run out of money.While Great Lakes-region wolves are currently prote...