Since May 2015, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has been actively conducting surveillance for chronic wasting disease (CWD).
The tool is ideal for those interested in learning more about habitat conditions in an individual lake or how habitat conditions vary among lakes in the state.
A base license, which allows hunters to hunt small game, can be purchased online at E-License or anywhere licenses are sold.
With more than 12,500 miles of state-designated trails that connect communities, provide health and economic benefits, and attract outdoor enthusiasts, it’s no wonder Michigan is known as “The…..
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is actively seeking recruits for its next conservation officer academy, which begins July 16, 2017.
In Michigan, you’re never more than a half-hour away from a state park, state forest rustic campground, state trail or waterway.
2016 marks the third and final year of Michigan’s experimental early teal hunting season, which runs Sept. 1-7.
A Cooper Township man with a history of running afoul of Michigan conservation law was in the 8th District Court of Kalamazoo County Wednesday morning to plead guilty to three counts related…..
Each of the 17 GEMS has miles of hunter walking trails, developed from old logging roads, that wind through thousands of acres of great habitat.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources presented Chelsea resident Susan Lackey with a Partners in Conservation Award during Thursday’s Natural Resources Commission meeting in Lansing.
The 12th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival is set for Aug. 26-28 at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park’s winter recreation area (ski hill).
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has free educational opportunities to help educators looking for a fun way to integrate Michigan’s unique flora and fauna into their curriculum.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced the availability of grant applications for the 2016-17 DNR Urban and Community Forestry Program.
Michigan parents of children interested in learning to hunt should consider enrollment in a hunter education class as part of their “back-to-school” plans.
Fifteen young people recently were selected to participate as members of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission’s Youth Conservation Council.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites off-road enthusiasts to enjoy Free ORV Weekend Aug. 20-21.
The cabin and campsite closures were the result of flooding from a July 11 thunderstorm that dumped as much as 11 inches of rain on some parts of the western Upper Peninsula and northeastern Wisconsin
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy in Cadillac, Michigan, still has seats available for its bear hunting clinics.
The DNR is looking to expand hunting opportunities on private lands in the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan.
Officials at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park are asking hikers to avoid the area around the mouths of the Big and Little Carp rivers along the Lake Superior Trail
Nearly absent from much of Michigan due to the effects of DDT, other pesticides and habitat loss, Michigan’s osprey population continues to rebound.
With the increasing use of off-road vehicles in Michigan, Department of Natural Resources conservation officers encourage ORV riders to observe the “TREAD Lightly” program
Officials at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park have announced the temporary closure for safety reasons of backcountry campsites and cabins in the wake of this week’s torrential rainstorms.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that the application period is now open for the Deer Private Land Assistance Network (Deer PLAN) grant program.
It’s almost time to polish up the shotgun, warm up the retriever with some practice throws and don camouflage as the season nears for hunting ducks and geese in Michigan.
The final species to be featured in the Living Resources Patch series is Michigan’s state bird, the American robin.
This week, during Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week, the state is asking for residents’ help in declaring Michigan’s independence from the economic and environmental threat of invasive…..
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that the North Western State Trail bridge projects are finished and the trail is completely open from Petoskey to Mackinaw City.
The Michigan Natural Resources Commission expanded the Core Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Area to include 17 townships.
Warm weather and family gatherings can make the Fourth of July a fun time with great memories. But before celebrating, please remember that some areas of Michigan, especially the southern…..
There’s a lot of talk around the Great Lakes these days about carp, especially invasive or Asian carp. What about common carp, those monsters of Michigan waters anglers love to battle with fly rods?
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that the results of the 2016 bear and elk hunting license drawings have been posted at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources currently has a vacancy on the Michigan Trails Advisory Council’s Snowmobile Advisory Workgroup.
As anglers unload their boats at Lake Lansing on a recent Thursday evening, there’s a sense that there’s more going on here than just folks going fishing.
The Michigan DNR will celebrate the wonders of their state’s birds and the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty with a weekend of programming.
As the summer travel season begins, the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Natural Resources remind vacationers to leave firewood at home to prevent the spread of…..
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced today a $2.9 million purchase of 717 acres of land in Norvell Township, Jackson County.
Two kayakers were rescued early Sunday morning, June 12, in Crawford County by Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers.
Ogemaw County conservation officer Kyle Bader recently was honored with a DNR Lifesaving Award for his efforts in preventing a man from committing suicide.
The Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy in Cadillac, Michigan, will offer bear hunting clinics Saturday, July 30, Sunday, Aug. 7, and Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.