The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced a new grant program for 501(c)(3) organizations and local governments to purchase permanent easements for snowmobile trails.
This year marks the second year of Michigan’s experimental early teal hunting season. The season runs Sept. 1-7. These small ducks, especially blue-winged teal, are some of the earliest duck…..
The Department of Natural Resources has sent 17 Michigan firefighters to help battle wildfires in California, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon.
In January 2005, The Nature Conservancy and several partners announced the “Big U.P. Deal” that preserved roughly 423 square miles of forest land for forestry, recreation and conservation.
Three residents from Kent County and another from Chippewa County have been arrested on charges related to buying and selling bear parts, and other wildlife.
First Lieutenant (F/LT.) Arthur A. Green III of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division died in a plane crash late Sunday night in Little Traverse Township, Emmet County.
New this year, for 9th- through 12th-grade educators, is the Elk University – Educating Tomorrow’s Wildlife Managers program. New addition is the elk education program.
Changes involving antlerless deer hunting for archers will be in effect during the 2015-2016 hunting season in the Upper Peninsula, after a recent decision by the Michigan Natural Resources Commission
Take just 10 minutes this month to check trees around homes for Asian longhorned beetle or any signs of the damage it causes.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that there is still time to register for its upcoming bear-hunting clinics.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded 16 grantees in 15 counties a total of $249,190 to develop Michigan’s newest (and longest) trail, the Iron Belle.
The 2016 Michigan Duck Hunters Association Michigan Duck Stamp Competition and the 2015 Michigan Duck and Goose Calling Contest will be held during this event.
The Michigan DNR and MDARD have confirmed a second free-ranging deer in Meridian Township (Ingham County) has tested positive in white-tailed deer.
On July 26, the nation will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush.
As Michigan’s osprey population continues to rebound, the Department of Natural Resources is tracking the revitalization of this species in southern Michigan through monitoring efforts.
Fourteen Michigan Department of Natural Resources employees, who are trained as firefighters, currently are helping to contain wildfires in Alaska and Manitoba.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently issued a Michigan Deer Harvest Survey Report on the 2014 deer hunting seasons indicating that roughly 615,000 hunters statewide were involved.
Today marks the end of the three-month window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees
The Department of Natural Resources and the Frank N. Anderson Foundation will host the 20th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival Aug. 1-2 at Bay City State Recreation Area’s Visitor Center.
The Department of Natural Resources will offer bear hunting clinics in Cadillac and Escanaba in August.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the application period for antlerless deer licenses is now open and runs through Aug. 15.
The Michigan Recreation and Park Association and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources invite adults to feel like kids again at the second annual “Camp Kitigin.”
After nearly three years of planning, renovation, exhibit construction and final touches, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Adventure Center in downtown Detroit is ready to open…
Warm weather and family gatherings can make the Fourth of July a fun time with great memories.
The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to check their 2015 elk license drawing result.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources forest health staff is in the process of mapping the extent of this year’s spruce budworm spruce budwormdamage to balsam fir and white spruce.
A total of 6,951 bear licenses were available during the bear application period (May 1-June 1).
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today provided an update on three serious wildlife diseases that are affecting several species…
Landowners looking to make the most of their land can support local hunting traditions and economy, improve their land, and get paid to do it through the DNR hunting access program.
The Michigan Duck Hunters Association, in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, introduces the 2015 collector-edition Michigan duck stamp and prints.
The Kirtland’s warbler is one of the rarest members of the wood warbler family.
Funding proposals for 2015 are now being accepted through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program, with an anticipated $3.6 million available to applicants.
This time of year, as snakes are out and about in the great outdoors, the Department of Natural Resources gets many questions about Michigan’s snakes. Michigan is home to 18 different species.
Periodic outbreaks of these insects are a part of the natural cycle of events associated with the maturing of balsam fir and white spruce.
Two history museums in northern Michigan once again have opened their doors to the visiting public.
With schedules full and vacations planned, summer is around the corner, but many still are finding a few hours to work together to make a difference for wildlife and those who enjoy it.
The disease was found in free-ranging Canada geese in Macomb County. Avian influenza is a virus that can infect both free-ranging and domestic poultry such as chickens, turkeys, quail and geese.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that veteran journalist John Pepin will join the department as deputy public information officer.
The Court of Appeals ruling overturns a March 2014 decision from the Marquette County Circuit Court…
Thirty-seven recruits successfully completed the Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officer training academy and graduated yesterday, June 5.