Department of Natural Resources

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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DNR: Use Caution With Fireworks, Campfires

As the 4th of July holiday nears, the DNR is urging people to use caution and take safety measures when using fireworks this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2013

It’s Michigan’s Summer Free Fishing Weekend!

On Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, residents and non-residents alike can fish without a license as part of Michigan’s Summer Free Fishing Weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2013

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Plan Could Lead To Lifting Of Land Acquisition Cap

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, which manages millions of acres of land across the state for conservation and recreation, plans to submit a proposal that could lead to the lifting of a state-imposed cap on its future land acquisitions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013

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Leads Sought After Bald Eagle Killed In Clinton County

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is trying to catch the poacher who shot and killed a bald eagle in a rural area north of Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

DNR Seeks Wolf Hunt In 3 Areas Of Upper Peninsula

State wildlife regulators will propose letting hunters kill several dozen gray wolves this fall in three sections of the Upper Peninsula where other methods have failed to prevent attacks on livestock and pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

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