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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
3, 2, 1, go! Memorial Day kicks off summer funreservations at Michigan’s state parks are up 12% over last year, an encouragin
3, 2, 1, go! Memorial Day kicks off summer fun
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 hours ago
reservations at Michigan’s state parks are up 12% over last year, an encouraging sign for the summer, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The DNR so far has booked 645,000 camping and lodging nights through the end of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Memorial Day in Michigan: Weather, gas prices, what to doreservations at Michigan’s state parks are up 12% over last year, an encouragin
Memorial Day in Michigan: Weather, gas prices, what to do
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 hours ago
reservations at Michigan’s state parks are up 12% over last year, an encouraging sign for the summer, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The DNR so far has booked 645,000 camping and lodging nights through the end of... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Bears, bird feeders not a good mixbird feeders before they become handy snack stations for bears hungry after hib
Bears, bird feeders not a good mix
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
bird feeders before they become handy snack stations for bears hungry after hibernation. It now is almost June - and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources again has advised putting those feeders away. Pronto. Really this time. "The... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
What's the future for Great Lakes salmon?had decimated the lake trout. We had thousands of dead alewives on the beach. M
What's the future for Great Lakes salmon?
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 hours ago
had decimated the lake trout. We had thousands of dead alewives on the beach. My director said, ‘Do something.’” The Michigan Department of Natural Resources routinely manages the numbers of fish in the Great Lakes as well as inland lakes,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
What's the future for Great Lakes salmon?had decimated the lake trout. We had thousands of dead alewives on the beach. M
What's the future for Great Lakes salmon?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 hours ago
had decimated the lake trout. We had thousands of dead alewives on the beach. My director said, ‘Do something.’” The Michigan Department of Natural Resources routinely manages the numbers of fish in the Great Lakes as well as inland lakes,... Read more
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MLive.com
Tips for mushroom hunters who are finding ticks, tooticks lurk. "My feeling is we are seeing more ticks than we did last year," sa
Tips for mushroom hunters who are finding ticks, too
MLive.com / Posted 15 hours ago
ticks lurk. "My feeling is we are seeing more ticks than we did last year," said Mark Mills, wildlife biologist for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. In addition to the deer ticks that spread Lyme disease, "we are starting to get... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
10 things to do in Michigan in Juneonly tickets run $10 in advance and $15 day of. Have you always wanted to try
10 things to do in Michigan in June
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
only tickets run $10 in advance and $15 day of. Have you always wanted to try fishing but don’t have a license? Then the Michigan Department of Natural Resources wants to remind you that the annual Summer Free Fishing Weekend happens June 11 and... Read more
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The Alpena News
Larger brown trout to be plantedbe safe from the birds which often eat the smaller ones. These fish will be boa
Larger brown trout to be planted
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
be safe from the birds which often eat the smaller ones. These fish will be board fish next year if they are caught." The Michigan Department of Natural Resources already has given its blessing to plant and hopes are this will become an annual... Read more
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The Alpena News
Quick action saves forest from far reaching damageMichigan Department of Natural Resources Forest Fire Officer Mark Hansen said f
Quick action saves forest from far reaching damage
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Michigan Department of Natural Resources Forest Fire Officer Mark Hansen said firefighters battled the blaze in the Devil's Lake area for about nine hours and it took DNR wildfire specialist and local firefighters to corral it before it consumed more... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Water safety expert teaches state, local officals 'drowning doesn't look like drowning'at Holland State Park I've been actively involved in 32 drowning incidents," sa
Water safety expert teaches state, local officals 'drowning doesn't look like drowning'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
at Holland State Park I've been actively involved in 32 drowning incidents," said Erik Bailey, a state park ranger for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. "People think that there's all kinds of waving and yelling and carrying on, when... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
DNR, Consumers Energy tag peregrine falcon chicks at power plantWEST OLIVE, MICH. (WZZM) - It's become an annual tradition: Tuesday morning, th
DNR, Consumers Energy tag peregrine falcon chicks at power plant
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
WEST OLIVE, MICH. (WZZM) - It's become an annual tradition: Tuesday morning, the Michigan Department of Natural resources tagged peregrine falcon chicks at the Consumer's Energy J.H. Campbell complex in West Olive. Peregrine falcons are a threatened... Read more
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MLive.com
Campfires OK, despite extreme fire conditions, DNR officials saystate wildland fire supervisor. That may be good news for people planning a fi
Campfires OK, despite extreme fire conditions, DNR officials say
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
state wildland fire supervisor. That may be good news for people planning a first summer weekend of camping out. But Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials urge caution, even if the fire danger tapers off for the Memorial Day... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Despite rain, Upper Peninsula fire danger remains highacres of land around the home was burned. The volunteer fire crews worked on th
Despite rain, Upper Peninsula fire danger remains high
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
acres of land around the home was burned. The volunteer fire crews worked on the structural fire, while personnel from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources managed the surrounding wildfires, he said. "Because it was on a red flag day, it... Read more
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MLive.com
See how peregrine falcon chicks are banded to track their flight patternsabout 3-and-a-half weeks old. The chicks received two bands: One from the U.S.
See how peregrine falcon chicks are banded to track their flight patterns
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
about 3-and-a-half weeks old. The chicks received two bands: One from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and one from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Organizers of this effort estimate 34 chicks have hatched at the generating... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Keep safety in mind while out on the waterrelaxing or thrilling ride and not a potential tragedy. May 21 to 27 is Nation
Keep safety in mind while out on the water
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
relaxing or thrilling ride and not a potential tragedy. May 21 to 27 is National Safe Boating Week. With that in mind, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources offers these tips for safer boating: - Wear a life jacket. More than 80 percent of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Local briefingmore information, call 273-1550 or email info-eagle@lundinmining.com. 'Ask the
Local briefing
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
more information, call 273-1550 or email info-eagle@lundinmining.com. 'Ask the DNR' airs live Thursday MARQUETTE - Michigan Department of Natural Resources personnel will highlight spring and summer outdoor activities Thursday on the"Ask... Read more
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The Alpena News
Depts. fight Devil’s Lake firebegun cleaning their yards and burning the debris, I expect there will be more,
Depts. fight Devil’s Lake fire
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
begun cleaning their yards and burning the debris, I expect there will be more," Robbins said. Robbins said as of now the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has a no-burn policy in place, but that doesn't cover campfires, which are confined... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Alpena Fisheries Research Station Welcomes New Tanner Vessel"It's a great day for Michigan," fisherman Charlie Lyon said. "Its' a great day
Alpena Fisheries Research Station Welcomes New Tanner Vessel
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
"It's a great day for Michigan," fisherman Charlie Lyon said. "Its' a great day for fishermen in the area." The latest and greatest DNR fishery boat is almost ready to hit the open water. Monday was an opportunity to see what it can do for Northern... Read more
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MLive.com
Fire danger very high to extreme across Northern Michigan, burning bannedLower Peninsula of Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, the U.S. Forest Service wa
Fire danger very high to extreme across Northern Michigan, burning banned
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Lower Peninsula of Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, the U.S. Forest Service warned Monday, May 23. in addition, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has banned all outdoor burning north of a line across the state running roughly from... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Bear sighted in Cascade Townshipsaw the bear near a business and it ran into a wooded valley near Kraft Avenue
Bear sighted in Cascade Township
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
saw the bear near a business and it ran into a wooded valley near Kraft Avenue between 28th Street and 33rd Street. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and a wildlife biologist are at the scene. They are asking for people to stay clear,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Bear sighting reported at I-96, Kraft Avenueaccording to a Kent County dispatcher. It reportedly has been minding its own b
Bear sighting reported at I-96, Kraft Avenue
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
according to a Kent County dispatcher. It reportedly has been minding its own business in the meantime. Sheriff's deputies and Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are in the area. This is a developing story. (© 2016 WZ... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairspublic boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after be
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairs
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
public boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after being shut down temporarily for repairs. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says Monday that the boating access site at Fletcher Pond in Alpena County is back... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairspublic boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after be
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairs
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
public boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after being shut down temporarily for repairs. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says Monday that the boating access site at Fletcher Pond in Alpena County is back... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairspublic boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after be
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairs
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
public boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after being shut down temporarily for repairs. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says Monday that the boating access site at Fletcher Pond in Alpena County is back... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairspublic boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after be
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairs
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
public boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after being shut down temporarily for repairs. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says Monday that the boating access site at Fletcher Pond in Alpena County is back... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairspublic boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after be
Boat launch in Alpena County reopens following repairs
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
public boat launch in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula has reopened after being shut down temporarily for repairs. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says Monday that the boating access site at Fletcher Pond in Alpena County is back... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena woman sent to hospital following firethe Alpena City, Maple Ridge and East Grand Lake fire departments, Michigan Sta
Alpena woman sent to hospital following fire
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
the Alpena City, Maple Ridge and East Grand Lake fire departments, Michigan State Police, as well as firefighters from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and crews from Alpena Power Company and DTE Energy. Robbins said the fire is still... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena man killed in motorcycle accidentin Cheboygan. Responding to the crash, in addition to Presque Isle deputies, w
Alpena man killed in motorcycle accident
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
in Cheboygan. Responding to the crash, in addition to Presque Isle deputies, were Cheboygan deputies, members of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Onaway Ambulance and Alverno EMS. According to police, the motorcycle Aikens... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Herpathon’ citizen-science volunteer event set for June 3 | May 23, 2016Event part of a project to inventory Michigan’s amphibians and reptiles PORT H
Herpathon’ citizen-science volunteer event set for June 3 | May 23, 2016
Brown City Banner / Posted 3 days ago
Event part of a project to inventory Michigan’s amphibians and reptiles PORT HURON -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites interested volunteers to join in the Herp Atlas Project’s second Herpathon, taking place June 3 at Port Huron... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan DNR opens new service center in LansingLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has establis
Michigan DNR opens new service center in Lansing
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has established a customer service center in Lansing. The center opens Monday and replaces the Rose Lake Field Office in East Lansing, which closed Friday. The new Lansing office is... Read more
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News 10 WILX
DNR opens new customer service center in LansingLANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has establi
DNR opens new customer service center in Lansing
News 10 WILX / Posted 4 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has established a customer service center in Lansing. The center opens Monday and replaces the Rose Lake Field Office in East Lansing, which closed Friday. The new Lansing office... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Michigan DNR opens new service center in LansingLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has establis
Michigan DNR opens new service center in Lansing
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 4 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has established a customer service center in Lansing. The center opens Monday and replaces the Rose Lake Field Office in East Lansing, which closed Friday. The new Lansing office is... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Michigan DNR opens new service center in LansingLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has establis
Michigan DNR opens new service center in Lansing
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has established a customer service center in Lansing. The center opens Monday and replaces the Rose Lake Field Office in East Lansing, which closed Friday. The new Lansing office is... Read more
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The Mining Journal
DEQ updates residents on Torch Lake contaminationto start in 2017. The DEQ starts by compiling all known historical data, wheth
DEQ updates residents on Torch Lake contamination
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
to start in 2017. The DEQ starts by compiling all known historical data, whether collected through the Superfund process, Michigan Department of Natural Resources or Michigan Tech University. DEQ also partners with a branch of the EPA dealing... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Outdoors: Mark Stephens, conservation educator of the year, guides new anglerspeople could find fishing locations on their laptops. “Parents want to know wh
Outdoors: Mark Stephens, conservation educator of the year, guides new anglers
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
people could find fishing locations on their laptops. “Parents want to know where to take their kids,” said Stephens. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources offers an “in-progress” map of family-friendly fishing waters, but only lists one... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Area partners to meet on managing invasive speciesCoordinator Emily Anderson will give an update on WRISC projects for 2016, and
Area partners to meet on managing invasive species
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Coordinator Emily Anderson will give an update on WRISC projects for 2016, and guest speaker Ryan Parchim of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will talk about progress in invasive species management across the state of... Read more
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The Alpena News
Trailhead project making progressBeach, but slightly smaller. The project has suffered through several setbacks
Trailhead project making progress
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
Beach, but slightly smaller. The project has suffered through several setbacks, which included a grant denial from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, as well as bids coming in well over projected construction costs. At one point the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Church helps city plant trees to celebrate Arbor Daytakes place later in the spring. This is the 35th year Marquette has been name
Church helps city plant trees to celebrate Arbor Day
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
takes place later in the spring. This is the 35th year Marquette has been named a Tree City USA. Earlier this year, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Arbor Day Foundation announced communities receiving this designation for... Read more
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MLive.com
Kalamazoo peregrine falcon chicks all banded, over mother bird's objectionsBank building went off without a hitch, over the violent objection of the mothe
Kalamazoo peregrine falcon chicks all banded, over mother bird's objections
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
Bank building went off without a hitch, over the violent objection of the mother bird. Two wildlife biologists from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Mark Mills and Nik Kalejs, ventured out onto the parapet to hang a piece of burlap... Read more
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MLive.com
Trash and litter on state lands irk early mushroom huntersfind—trash and litter in even the most remote parts of public forests and recre
Trash and litter on state lands irk early mushroom hunters
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
find—trash and litter in even the most remote parts of public forests and recreation areas. It's a pervasive problem, Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials said, and one that costs tax payers. "Dumping of garbage on public lands... Read more
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examiner.com
Record rain, a wildfire, and unusual warmthhome and damaged the Pinery Ski Lake Cross Country Ski Trails and Pinery Cemete
Record rain, a wildfire, and unusual warmth
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
home and damaged the Pinery Ski Lake Cross Country Ski Trails and Pinery Cemetery. The firefighting efforts were led by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Bureau of Indian Affairs, which contained the fire on May 22 and finished mop up... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Fire danger high this weekendaccording to the NWS office in Marquette. Fire danger was rated high in the Ir
Fire danger high this weekend
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
according to the NWS office in Marquette. Fire danger was rated high in the Iron Mountain area today, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The NWS fire weather planning forecast refers to Monday as "the day of most... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Brush fire quelled quicklyPersonnel from the Negaunee Township Fire Department, Michigan Department of Na
Brush fire quelled quickly
The Mining Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Personnel from the Negaunee Township Fire Department, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Negaunee City Fire Department responded to the blaze just before 2 p.m. on Krooks Road. Crews quickly put out the fire, which burned about a half-acre... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Brush fire battled in rural NegauneePersonnel from the Negaunee Township Fire Department, Michigan Department of Na
Brush fire battled in rural Negaunee
The Mining Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Personnel from the Negaunee Township Fire Department, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Negaunee City Fire Department responded to the blaze just before 2 p.m. on Krooks Road in Negaunee. Crews quickly put out the fire, which burned about... Read more
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MLive.com
You're almost guaranteed to catch a wild salmon in Lake Superior nowMI — If you go salmon fishing Lake Superior, you're almost guaranteed now to ca
You're almost guaranteed to catch a wild salmon in Lake Superior now
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
MI — If you go salmon fishing Lake Superior, you're almost guaranteed now to catch a fish born in the wild. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says that 99 percent of chinook salmon now caught by Lake Superior anglers are born... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
House bill to protect U.P. herd from CWDUpper Peninsula, the harvest has declined in the most recent firearm deer hunti
House bill to protect U.P. herd from CWD
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Upper Peninsula, the harvest has declined in the most recent firearm deer hunting season, according to data from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Michigan's seven confirmed cases of CWD have all occurred in mid-Michigan around... Read more
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MLive.com
Bald eagle cam shows baby turtle escaping nest before it becomes lunchon Tuesday captivated viewers of the 24/7 webcam pointed at the nest, a livestr
Bald eagle cam shows baby turtle escaping nest before it becomes lunch
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
on Tuesday captivated viewers of the 24/7 webcam pointed at the nest, a livestream partnership between Carbon TV and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. "This turtle is lucky enough to have escaped being lunch for the baby eagles...... Read more
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MLive.com
New no-wake zone may slow Saginaw River boaters this summertemporary turn the 1-mile stretch of Saginaw River into a no-wake zone for this
New no-wake zone may slow Saginaw River boaters this summer
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
temporary turn the 1-mile stretch of Saginaw River into a no-wake zone for this boating season. The decision came after the Michigan Department of Natural Resources performed a field study and held a public hearing last year to determine if the new... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Man stops car on I-75 to help swans cross freeway in Auburn Hillswill follow their parents until they are old enough to swim on their own. Mute
Man stops car on I-75 to help swans cross freeway in Auburn Hills
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 9 days ago
will follow their parents until they are old enough to swim on their own. Mute swans are the most common in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says they pose a growing threat to native animals, habitat and people. The DNR is... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Republic finds dam solutioncourtesy of Cas Ries) Republic Township Supervisor Gary Johnson said the autho
Republic finds dam solution
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
courtesy of Cas Ries) Republic Township Supervisor Gary Johnson said the authority requested the township discuss with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Army Corps of Engineers the creation of safe boat lanes under the bridges on... Read more
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