DNR Announces Annual Tree City USA HonoreesThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced two new cities, Madison Heights and Orion Charter Township, designated with the Tree City USA honor. They are now among 124 Michigan communities, nine campuses, one healthcare institution, and one utility recognized with a Tree City, Tree Campus, Tree Campus Healthcare, or Tree Line USA designation for 2020.
Michigan Hunters: Don't Forget Your Hunter Safety CertificateWith opening day of the 2020 firearm season just weeks away, it’s a good time to start preparing.
Things To Know Before Enjoying Michigan's Great OutdoorsSummer is upon us! As many head up north to enjoy Michigan's many wild and natural spaces, and our Great Lakes, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has some tips to make sure we do it safely.
DNR Seeks Tips On Second Elk Killed Within A WeekMichigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in Gaylord are seeking information regarding a bull elk poached this week in Montmorency County, north of Atlanta – the second elk to be illegally killed within days in northern Michigan.
DNR Seeks Tips About Bull Elk Poached In Northern MichiganMichigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in Gaylord are seeking information about a bull elk that was poached in the Pigeon River State Forest, east of Vanderbilt in Otsego County.
DNR: State Park Stewardship Volunteers Needed In NovemberThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources is set to host volunteer stewardship workdays in November at state parks in southern Michigan.
Michigan Attorney General Says No Abortion Prosecutions if Roe is ReversedMichigan's attorney general said Tuesday that she will not enforce a state abortion ban if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling.
DNR Warns Michigan Residents To Watch For Waterfowl Nests In Your YardMichigan wildlife experts are encouraging landowners to be on the lookout for waterfowl nests in yards and gardens this spring.
Expect Dead Fish in Michigan Lakes and Rivers, Normal For Late WinterState officials say small numbers of dead fish may be common sights in Michigan waters as winter's snow and ice melt.
State Forest Roads In Michigan Get InventoriedThe state says it spent two years mapping and reviewing the conditions of the network of roads. Computer mapping technology was used to consolidate previously mapped roads into a single, comprehensive database.
Authorities In Alden Michigan: Hunter Apparently Accidentally Shot, KilledAuthorities say a hunter apparently accidentally shot and killed another hunter in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula on the first day of the state's annual firearms deer season.
Michigan Advisory: Don't Eat Deer From Near Former Wurtsmith Air BaseOfficials are urging people not to eat deer from near a marsh that borders a former military base in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula due to potential contamination.
DNR Urges Michiganders To Leave Baby Animals In The WildSome animal moms hide their babies for safe-keeping.
Volunteers Sought To Serve As Michigan Campground HostsOfficials are looking for volunteers to serve as campground hosts next year at Michigan state parks, recreation areas and rustic state forest campgrounds.
Location, Location, Location! Michigan DNR To Auction Off Surplus LandThe DNR spokesperson says the land is usually in northern Michigan, but can be anywhere in the state.