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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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DNR: New Fishing License Required April 1

If you’re itching to get out and cast a line, wait no longer. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers that a new fishing license season begins Monday, April 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2013

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6 Michigan Dam Projects Get Share Of $2.3M

The state says six Michigan dam removal or repair projects are getting a share of more than $2.3 million in funding.

03/22/2013

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State Forest Plan Passed By Split Mich. Senate

The Senate voted to curtail state regulators’ consideration of biological diversity when designating sections of state forests, over objections from environmentalists who say the “anti-science” bill would gut a practice in place for nearly 100 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

Hunting, Fishing Licenses Free For Disabled Vets

Disabled military veterans can receive free hunting and fishing licenses on or after March 1 under a new state law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2013

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