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.
As summer kicks off in Michigan, national ATV Safety Week (June 6-14) is a good opportunity for the Department of Natural Resources to remind riders of important safety tips.
This is the first time the disease has been found in Michigan’s free-ranging deer population. In 2008 a white-tailed deer from a privately owned cervid (POC) facility in Kent County tested positive.
With Michigan’s spring turkey season now in full swing, the Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters of two important spring turkey hunting opportunities.
A swift, aggressive response in culling the infected deer heard seems to have had the best results in other states infected with Chronic Wasting Disease..
At this time of the year, wildlife officials receive many calls about bear sightings and bears damaging bird feeders, trash cans and grills.
Chateau Grand Traverse is launching a new series of wines supporting Michigan’s great outdoors and the Department of Natural Resources.
The DNR’s interactive Mi-Morels map provides forest covertype information, latitude and longitude coordinates, and state land boundary information.
The DNR’s mission of protecting natural resources inherently supports environmental sustainability.
This Independence Day weekend (July 3-5), several Michigan state parks will offer Fireworks-Free* Fourth of July celebrations.
DNR Director Keith Creagh made the announcement at Thursday’s meeting of the Natural Resources Commission in Lansing.
Viewing wildlife in its natural habitat sometimes is easier said than done, especially when visiting the 106,500-acre Pigeon River Country State Forest.
Spring means bird migration, and that makes for prime birding opportunities in Michigan’s woods and waters.
DNR officials announced today that an evacuation order that was in effect due to the St. Helen Trail Fire in Ogemaw County has been lifted and residents can return to their homes.
There will be 100 elk licenses and 6,951 bear licenses available for the 2015 hunting seasons.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds wildlife watchers that spring birding tours – coming up Saturday, May 2 and 9 – are a fun way to celebrate the warmer weather.
The Department of Natural Resources is recruiting instructors for its off-road vehicle safety education program.
Three lucky winners will get an incredible Pure Michigan Hunt prize package once again, thanks to the support of many Michigan businesses and organizations.
The Department of Natural Resources is calling all citizen scientists to help collect vital information about Michigan’s reptiles and amphibians.
April 15 also marks the beginning of the yearly window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees.