Michigan Department of Natural Resources

A rare albino deer sticks out in a group of his peers. (credit: istock)

Michigan DNR Says 11-Year-Old Hunter Legally Shot Albino Deer

Michigan officials say an 11-year-old hunter who shot a 12-point albino buck with a crossbow did nothing wrong.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2014

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DNR Offers Online Education Classes For Hunters

Hunters can take an online education course for hunters through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

CBS Detroit–08/24/2014

Anglers and fisheries managers can find historical information on fish populations on a new DNR website. (Source: Getty Images)

DNR Launches Virtual Fish Database For Anglers

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released a Web app with historical information of fish populations in selected streams across the state.


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Pure Michigan To Showcase Instagram Beach Photos

Pure Michigan is asking beach-goers post their photos on Instagram during a 10-day #BeachChallenge.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2014

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Report Details Dozens Of Citations, Arrests On Belle Isle Since State Takeover

One man pulled over for speeding had a whopping 34 warrants out for his arrest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

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Sprucing Up Belle Isle: State Cuts Down Hazardous Trees

The 982-acre park will open Feb. 10 as Michigan’s 102nd state park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

Mich. Man Ordered To Pay $75,000 In Poaching Case

A Shiawassee County man has been sentenced in one of the largest poaching cases in recent Michigan history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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Monitoring Efforts To Keep Eye On Michigan Osprey

The DNR says GPS tracking units are being placed on several of the birds.


A Russian boar. (credit: istock)

Judge Plans Ruling On Motions In Swine Suit

A farmer is challenging a DNR order declaring Russian boars as invasive species.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

Taken from the scene of the Duck Lake wildfire in the eastern Upper Peninsula. (Credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources/Facebook)

Mich. Plants Seedlings To Restore Burned Forests

Michigan has planted more than 7 million seedlings on state forest land this spring to reforest land and protect wildlife.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013