Department of Natural Resources

A white-tailed deer. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Wildlife Policymakers To Vote On Hunting Restrictions In Upper Peninsula

Canceling the entire hunt has been discussed but wasn’t a likely option.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2015

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Authorities Seek Tips After Bald Eagle Found Shot Dead

Bald eagles are protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. Killing an eagle can lead to prison time and fines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2015

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Michigan DNR Might Cancel Deer Hunting Season In Upper Peninsula

It’s very possible that there won’t be a deer hunting season in the Upper Peninsula this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2015

Caesar the pig. (Credit: Facebook/Justice 4 Caesar The Pot Bellied Pig)

Family Upset After DNR Officer Fatally Shoots Pet Pig

Last week, the family posted on Facebook that the pig was missing and followed his tracks to a puddle of blood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2015

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Volunteers Plant 120 Cherry Trees On Belle Isle

The U.S. Forest Service grant also paid for tree removal, a tree regeneration program and a tree inventory and management plan on the island.

CBS Detroit–11/14/2014

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Public Comments Sought For Update Of Gray Wolf Management Plan

State officials are inviting the public to comment as they revise a plan for overseeing Michigan’s gray wolf population.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2014

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State Offers Help In Finding Deer Hunting Spots

The DNR’s Hunting Access Program offers financial incentives to private landowners for giving hunters access to their property.

CBS Detroit–11/09/2014

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Michigan Man Charged With Selling Bear Meat, Organs

Investigators say there is a black market for black bear parts in Asia, where the parts are used for medicinal purposes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2014

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Michigan Paid $85M To Settle Lawsuits In 2013

Of 71 lawsuits that ended with the state paying, 27 — more than a third — came from Michigan’s Corrections Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2014

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Belle Isle Is Now Officially A State Park

As of today, Belle Isle is officially a state park. The state will run the park as part of a 30-year lease from the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

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