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Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Gateway (Credit: fws.gov)

Officials Plan More Cooperation On Conservation

Those involved said the land will be managed with the “spirit and intent” of a 2001 agreementthat led to the creation of the International Wildlife Refuge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

Credit: Wendy Mets

Former Strip Club Transforming Into Butterfly Sanctuary

Volunteers in one Michigan community are hoping memories of a strip club and adult bookstore will soon be replaced with fluttering butterflies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2013

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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.

07/30/2013

(credit: Michigan State University)

Two-Headed Shark Identified By MSU Scientists

Scientists at Michigan State University have confirmed the discovery of the world’s first-ever, two-headed bull shark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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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

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