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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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$11 Fee To Visit Detroit’s Belle Isle Kicks In Feb. 10

The days of visiting Detroit’s Belle Isle park for free are coming to an end.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2014

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2 Face Charges For Illegally Killing Cougar In UP

State Natural Resources officials say two Bay County men face charges after a cougar was illegally killed in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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Belle Isle Begins Transition Toward State Park

Belle Isle is getting a major makeover before being turned over to state management in February.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

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Wild Turkeys Once Again Plentiful In Michigan

The wild turkey has completed its comeback in Michigan, but not all are thrilled with the development.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2013

This image shows a mother black bear and her three cubs. DNR Conservation Officers believe the mother bear was shot to death and are investigating as a case of poaching. (Credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources)

DNR Investigates Case Of Poaching That Left 3 Bear Cubs Orphaned

State officials are investigating the shooting death of a female black bear in Michigan’s northwestern Lower Peninsula as a case of poaching.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2013

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DNR: Farm Losses Not Primary Reason For Wolf Hunt

Michigan’s first authorized wolf hunt since the animal went on the endangered species list four decades ago will begin Nov. 15.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

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DNR: Top 10 Tips For A Safe Hunting Experience

With Michigan’s rich tradition of fall hunting getting under way, the Department of Natural Resources has offered their top 10 tips for a safe outdoor experience.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

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DNR Reminds Whitetail Deer Hunters Of New Antler Point Restrictions

Starting this year deer hunters in 12 northern counties won’t be allowed to shoot bucks with less than three points on one antler.

09/09/2013

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Man Arrested For Selling Catfish On Craigslist

Authorities say a Grand Rapids man has been arrested for selling catfish online to undercover wildlife officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

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