DNR Conservation Officer, Monroe Firefighter Recognized After Rescuing Stranded 14-Year-OldTwo men received Lifesaving Awards from the DNR Law Enforcement Division after rescuing a 14-year-old boy who was stranded in cold water at the Dunbar Quarry, according to officials with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
Beech Leaf Disease Found In St. Clair CountyPresence of invasive beech leaf disease has been confirmed in St. Clair County, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Rural Development.
Michigan DNR Reviews Proposal To Expand Camp Grayling National Guard Training CenterThe proposal is seeking to lease the land for "periodic, low impact activities," which Camp Grayling officials say include drone operation, cyber electronic warfare, space and communication system installation and operation.
Free Fishing, Off-Roading, State Park Entry In Michigan June 11-12The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging residents and out-of-state visitors to take advantage of the “Three Free” Weekend, which includes free fishing, off-roading, and state park entry.
53-Pound Catfish Caught In Michigan River Sets New State RecordLloyd Tanner, of Hobart, Indiana, was fishing on the St. Joe River early on Sunday, May 29, when he caught the 53.33-pound record-breaking fish.
Michigan DNR Increases Pay For State Park Seasonal Workers To $15 Per HourThe new hourly rate is effective May 29 and is available to all new seasonal park worker hires and previously hired for this summer season.
DNR: Northern Michigan Wildfire 98% ContainedA wildfire in a heavily forested area of northern Michigan is now 98% contained and all road closures in the area have been lifted, state officials said Tuesday.
Michigan DNR: Bird Flu Confirmed In 3 Baby Red FoxesAvian influenza has been confirmed in three baby red foxes in Macomb, St. Clair and Lapeer counties.
Michigan DNR: Temporary Removal Of Bird Feeders Could Reduce Spread Of Avian FluAvian influenza has been confirmed in at least five counties: Kalamazoo, Livingston, Macomb, Menominee and Washtenaw, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Whitmer Announces $26M In Funding For New State Park In FlintGov. Gretchen Whitmer and other local officials were in Flint today to celebrate the Building Michigan Together Plan being signed into law, which will provide funding for a state park in the city.
Updated DNR Forest Road Maps To Be Available On FridayThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced that updated forest road maps will be made available online on Friday, April 1.
Michigan Man Who Poached 9 Trophy Bucks Faces Prison TimeA southwestern Michigan man faces prison time and can no longer hunt in the state after pleading guilty to charges stemming from illegal deer poaching, authorities said.
Two Michigan State Laws Suspended After Judge Restores Federal Protections For Gray WolvesOn Thursday, a federal judge restored protections for gray wolves across the United States, returning them to the endangered species list.
Michigan Loses Key Immunity Decision In Snowmobile CrashA snowmobile driven by state employees is a motor vehicle under Michigan law, the state Supreme Court said, a key decision that could make taxpayers liable in a crash that injured two people.
Michigan DNR To Update Wolf Management Plan, Seeks Public Input By Jan. 31Officials say the 2022 plan will include recent scientific literature and new information on wolves in Michigan.