Weather Conditions Put Damper On Michigan Wildfires In 2014DNR fire specialist Bryce Avery says the Upper Peninsula had above-average snowfall and, in the spring, snow stayed on the ground longer than usual as temperatures were below average.
Officials: New Cases Of White-Nose Syndrome In Bats FoundState officials say they've received the first reports this winter of Michigan bats dying from white-nose syndrome.
Michigan's Annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend Coming UpThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources says anyone may fish Michigan waters without a license on Feb. 14 and 15.
State Offers Help In Finding Deer Hunting SpotsThe DNR's Hunting Access Program offers financial incentives to private landowners for giving hunters access to their property.
DNR, MSU Collaborate To Hone Conservation Skills The agency says the online modules "will allow conservation officers across Michigan to access the training and complete it at a time that is convenient for them."
Application Period Starts For Antlerless Deer Hunt Application period for licenses to hunt antlerless deer is underway and continues through Aug. 15.
Thousands On Hand As Detroit Illuminates Under Annual FireworksEven a threat of rain didn't spoil the mood of thousands of people who enjoyed the fireworks spectacular over the Detroit River.
Fungal Disease Fatal To Bats Spreads To Michigan, Half Of US"We face the loss of multiple bat species and the benefits they provide to our ecosystems and our people."
Judge Throws Out Michigan Ban On Exotic SwineA judged ruled a ban on Eurasian boars and similar swine is unconstitutional and vague.
Protecting And Restoring Habitat For Aquatic Wildlife To Get Million Dollar Bump The department says that grants will be awarded to government agencies, Native American tribes, nonprofit groups and individuals on a competitive basis.
Record-Setting Catfish Caught In Michigan [VIDEO]The fish weighed 52.0 pounds and measured 46.02 inches. "It's a river monster, for sure," Blakley can be heard saying on the video of his catch.
DNR Investigates Case Of Poaching That Left 3 Bear Cubs OrphanedState officials are investigating the shooting death of a female black bear in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula as a case of poaching.
DNR Reminds Whitetail Deer Hunters Of New Antler Point RestrictionsStarting this year deer hunters in 12 northern counties won't be allowed to shoot bucks with less than three points on one antler.
DNR: Be Familiar With New Rules For Deer HuntingHunters expecting to go about business as usual this fall should take a few minutes to familiarize themselves with the new rules.
Michigan DNR Sends Crew To Battle Montana FireThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources has sent 18 people to help fight a fast-moving fire that has burned more than 9,500 acres in western Montana.