Department of Natural Resources

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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

WWJ Photo/S.L. Stoddart

$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

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

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