Department of Natural Resources

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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

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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