Wildlife officials say a viral disease has turned up in eight Michigan counties and killed hundreds of deer.
A Michigan DNR official has rejected a request from an animal rights group to immediately stop plans to kill thousands of mute swans.
The numbers amount to a statewide decrease of 47,550 licenses from last year, although the number available in the Upper Peninsula will rise slightly because the deer population there is trending upward.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources plans to use electrofishing and nets to remove illegal carp from a southern Michigan lake and study other nearby lakes for the presence of the fish, officials announced Monday.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has partnered with the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority on the sale of about 140 properties throughout the state of Michigan.
The state of Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources has used AT&T’s Mobile Enterprise Applications Platform to create a “Michigan Camping and Recreation Locator” application.
The cost of fighting a roughly 33-square-mile fire in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is expected to rise to at least $3.5 million.
Roughly three weeks after it started with a lightning strike in the eastern Upper Peninsula’s Luce County, the Duck Lake Fire is now 100 percent contained.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the wildfire that’s consumed about 21,000 acres is 71 percent contained – up from Friday’s reported 63 percent.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says cooler temperatures have allowed crews to “make significant progress” in their battle against a wildfire that has consumed 21,500 acres in the Upper Peninsula.