Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Black bear.
(credit: Michigan DNR, File photo)

West Michigan Bear Sightings Cause Stir

Authorities are asking people to be cautious following some recent bear sightings in West Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

Along the Shores of Lake Huron (Credit: Hillary Barlow)

Michigan Announces Newest State Park Near Alpena

Recreation officials say 4,200 acres of land along the shores of Lake Huron have become Michigan’s newest state park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2012

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Short Time Left To Try For ‘Hunt Of A Lifetime’

Hunters hoping to win the chance to participate in Michigan’s “Hunt of a Lifetime” have just a short time left to enter the drawing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2011


Land Added To Pigeon River Country State Forest

More than 500 acres of private land are being added to Michigan’s 118,000-acre Pigeon River Country State Forest in the northern Lower Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2011

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Hunter With No License Loses Trophy Buck Antlers

The DNR seized everything after learning that the man didn’t get a hunting license until after he shot a 13-point buck on Nov. 20.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2011

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DNR: Michigan Recreation Passports Selling Like Hot Cakes

The Michigan DNR says the sales of the recreation passport have exceeded its goals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

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DNR: High Fire Danger Expected During Holiday Weekend

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says warm summer temperatures and a lack of moisture in parts of the state have created high fire danger conditions this Labor Day weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

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Lightning Strike May Be Root Of Fire Covering 60 Acres

The fire covers about 60 acres in Marquette County near the Dead River Basin. The area is about 10 miles north of Ishpeming.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2011

Kate Harriger, Lake Superior State University student, records data during a mussel habitat survey in Brush Creek, Iron County. (Photo/Michigan DNR)

New Volunteer Law Helps DNR Address More Tasks

Under a new law signed by Snyder, volunteers will be protected from lawsuits resulting from work they do for the department. They’ll also be able to use DNR equipment and machinery at the department’s discretion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2011