Earth Day Celebrates 50 YearsToday (4/22) marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and this year’s theme is “Climate Action.” While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Earth Day activities to go digital, there are plenty of virtual and tangible things you can do from home.
Public Comment Sought On Monarch Butterfly Conservation PlanPublic comment is being sought on a draft of a conservation plan expected to help reverse eastern monarch butterfly population declines.
Michigan Gets $2.4M For Conservation, Recreation ProjectsThe funds support state-identified and community-supported projects that create jobs, contribute to local economies and grow outdoor recreational opportunities.
'Michigan Matters': Protecting Our Most Valuable Resource ... WaterThree community acitivists -- Peggy Case, Jim Lively and Liz Kirkwood -- appeared on "Michigan Matters" and told host Carol Cain their thoughts on how the state is doing in in protecting our rivers, streams and lakes.
Conservancy Group Seeks To Buy 700 Acres Of Hardwood Forest Up NorthThe forest shares a border with Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park and is home to black bears and foxes.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Nearly 80 Elk Killed During Michigan HuntWildlife biologist Jennifer Kleitch says hunters got their elk, and the Department of Natural Resources achieved its animal management goals.
Michigan Adds 7 Aquatic Species To Prohibited ListThe designations, approved by Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh last week, bring to 40 the number of aquatic species that are illegal in the state or can be possessed only under limited circumstances.
Conservancy Buys Lake Mich. Bird Stopover IslandThe Nature Conservancy says it has bought most of an uninhabited Lake Michigan island that provides a crucial stopover spot for migratory birds.
Officials Plan More Cooperation On ConservationThose 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.
Plan Could Lead To Lifting Of Land Acquisition CapThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources, which manages millions of acres of land across the state for conservation and recreation, plans to submit a proposal that could lead to the lifting of a state-imposed cap on its future land acquisitions.
Snyder OKs Michigan License Plate For Ducks Unlimited The bills signed Wednesday will let drivers buy a "Ducks Unlimited" plate with proceeds going to the Michigan chapter of the wetlands and waterfowl conservation organization.
Wanted: Snowmobiler Who Ran Over DeerOfficers with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment are looking for a snowmobiler who chased and hit a deer in Sanilac County, in Michigan's thumb area.
600 Foot Crevice Opens In UP
US, Private Groups Join To Turn Field To Wetlands