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DNR releases a video to identify a new invasive species of fish

For fishing aficionados it’s important to be able to distinguish between the different species of fish.

Now the DNR has put a tutorial online to help people distinguish between a native species of fish and a new invasive species that may find it’s way to the Great Lakes. Read more

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DNR awards grants for deer habitats

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More than $50,000 has been split among 12 private landowners in northern lower Michigan to improve wildlife habitat.
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DNR veteran wins Biologist of the year award

deerA long-time DNR biologist has been recognized with a state award. Read more

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DNR soliciting public comment on Kirtland’s Warbler plan

Kirtland's Warbler. Photo by Dan Kennedy, Michigan DNR.

Kirtland’s Warbler. Photo by Dan Kennedy, Michigan DNR.

The Kirtland’s Warber, an endangered bird species that nests almost exclusively in northern Michigan, has made a remarkable comeback over the last 40 years. The bird’s population has recovered so much that steps are now being taken to eventually remove it from the endangered species list.

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National Guard in discussions with DNR to expand Camp Grayling

Image courtesy Google Earth.

Image courtesy Google Earth.

The Michigan National Guard and the Department of Natural Resources are having preliminary discussions about a possible expansion of Camp Grayling, using state-owned land.
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DNR offers free ORV riding weekend

For some drivers looking for a change of road scenery the DNR has announced a free off-road vehicle, or ORV, weekend early next month. Read more

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DNR announces recipients of wildlife habitat grants

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Nearly ¾ of a million dollars will be used to help brush up habitats for wildlife around the state.
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DNR announces first recipients for new aquatic habitat grant

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Michigan announced this week its initial $1 million investment into the new Aquatic Habitat Grant program.
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DNR to appeal judge’s decision to allow exotic swine in Mich.

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Swine species native far from Michigan, or the US for that matter, may be threatening Michigan life and resources.
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DNR to host public fishery forums throughout the state

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Many of us begin our day with a cup of coffee, and starting this week, Michiganders could end their day with one and with the DNR.
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