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Beaver (istock)

Detroit River Again Becoming Home To Beaver

There’s new evidence that the Detroit River once again is becoming home to the beaver, according to officials working improve the health of the river.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority employee, Josh McManus sets up one of the fake coyotes at Thompson Lake to help keep the Canadian Geese away.  (credit: Debbie Mikula)

Fake Coyotes Cause Scare At Michigan Beach

A Michigan community that’s fed up with geese fouling up a beach is hoping fake coyotes encourage the birds to land elsewhere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

(credit: michigan.gov)

Michigan’s ‘Lone Wolverine’ Is A Traveling Exhibit

A traveling exhibit featuring the first wild wolverine confirmed in the state since the 1800s has been making its way around the state’s Thumb region.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

(credit: fws.gov)

Detroit River Refuge Plans Dock, Fishing Pier

A new dock for use by school groups and a public fishing pier are envisioned as part of a hub for environmental education and outdoor recreation at the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

"Tiny Warm Up" by Cyril Ruoso (Courtesy: Detroit Zoo)

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Returns To Detroit Zoo

The winning images were chosen from more than 40,000 entries by aspiring amateurs and established professional photographers from all corners of the earth.

04/07/2012

Lake Erie Metropark offers lakes, river backwaters and coastal wetlands situated on nearly 3 miles of near-shore waters of the Detroit River and Lake Erie. (Credit: metroparks.com)

Best Wildlife Parks Near Detroit

Michigan has some unbelievably beautiful nature parks, ranging from the stark and serene wetlands of Metro Beach to the rolling hills and stately trees of the West Bloomfield Nature Preserve to the river backwaters of Lake Erie Metroopark.

CBS Detroit–09/15/2011

US, Private Groups Join To Turn Field To Wetlands

A stretch of Detroit River shoreline is going back to nature, with the re-flooding of a tract of land drained for farming a century ago.

09/27/2010

Crossbow Hunting Regulations Expanding

State wildlife officials have expanded crossbow hunting regulations to try to retain and attract hunters.

08/19/2010

No Cost Estimate Yet For Michigan Oil Spill

The Canadian company whose pipeline spilled hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil into a southern Michigan waterway has nearly 1,000 workers on cleanup duty. It hired about 80 companies, from wildlife rescuers to environmental […]

08/13/2010

Fish So Far Surviving Mich. River Oil Spill

Wildlife specialists still haven’t seen many dead fish along a massive oil spill in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. State of Michigan biologist Jay Wesley said Monday that oxygen levels remain adequate in the river. Oil is […]

08/09/2010

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