Stories tagged: "Department of Natural Resources"


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.

Parcels of land like these will be auctioned by Michigan's Department of Natural Resources. Photos via MI DNR Facebook.
Michigan DNR Sets Online Auction of More Than 200 Land Parcels

You won’t believe the starting bid for an acre in Newaygo.

Photo via Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Six Cougars Have Been Spotted in Michigan in 2020 — Here’s Where People Are Seeing Them

Four counties in the UP have confirmed big cats sightings this year.

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State Parks Now Open for Midweek Campers, Remote Workers as Michigan DNR Unveils New Booking Tool

Michigan is making it easier to find a campsite, even last-minute, during the pandemic with a new web-based system.

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Annual Perseids Celebration ‘Meteors and S’mores’ Goes Remote During Pandemic

Meteors will light up Michigan skies during the annual Perseid meteor shower this August. Here's how to watch during the coronavirus pandemic.

This June 2020 file photo, shot from a television screen provided by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy shows damage to anchor support EP-17-1 on the east leg of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline within the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan. Michigan sought a pledge Friday, July 17, 2020 from Enbridge Inc. to cover costs that would arise if oil were to leak from its dual pipelines that extend across a channel linking two of the Great Lakes.  (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy via AP File)
Michigan Wants Line 5 Energy Pipeline Company to Pledge $2 Billion in Case of Oil Spill

Michigan leaders contend Line 5 is an environmental hazard that should be shut down.