Stories tagged: "Department of Natural Resources"


Wolves Are Finally off the Endangered List. Will Michigan Start Shooting Them Now?

Republicans are experiencing the Little Red Riding Hood effect and Michigan’s grey wolves are paying the price.

The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle, Detroit
Michigan Schools and Tribes Encouraged to Apply for Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Grants

The Michigan DNR has raised the maximum request for state recreational grants into the hundreds of thousands of dollars for 2021. Here's how to apply.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has safe cures for cabin fever thanks to Project Learning Tree.
7 Pandemic-Proof Winter Activities for Michigan Families

From exploring your backyard to exploring local forests, these are the best DNR-approved outdoor activities for kids.

A shirt from Peninsulas features Petoskey State Park.
Holiday Shop at These Michigan Small Businesses to Support State Parks, Trails, and Waterways

The Michigan DNR is highlighting small businesses that best embody what it means to be a Michigander through a program supporting state parks, trails and waterways.

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‘There’s Always Something to Fish For’: Michigan Anglers Stay Busy Deep Into Fall on the Great Lakes

Fishing never stops in Pure Michigan. Here's how anglers pursue the perfect catch deep into the fall months.

The Michigan DNR says it expects deer hunting season to be bigger than it was last year.
Deer Hunting Season in Michigan: What You Need to Know

Changes are coming to make deer hunting more accessible.

A tent by the water in northern Michigan.
Michigan State Parks’ Popularity Could Reinvigorate the Economy

Attendance at Michigan’s state parks, harbors and other recreational sites has never been higher. That could be a major benefit to businesses in a hard economic environment.