Stories tagged: "dnr"


Survey Shows Upper Peninsula Wolf Population Holds Steady in 2022

Michigan's gray wolf population remains stable and might have reached its natural ceiling after mounting a decadeslong comeback in the Upper Peninsula, state biologists said after the latest survey.

6 Card Games That Michiganders Just Can’t Seem to Stop Playing

Card games are always in style—especially in the colder months when you’re looking to stay warm inside. And you can never go wrong with six card games that all Michiganders seem to love.

Authorities have detected the high levels of PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, in deer in several states, including Michigan.
‘Forever Chemicals’ in Deer Pose Challenges for Michigan Hunters

Wildlife agencies across the US are finding elevated levels of a class of toxic chemicals in game animals such as deer—and that's prompting health advisories in places like Michigan, where hunting and fishing are ways of life and key pieces of the economy.

Zachary Bordner prepares a robotic great horned owl used to lure merlins for capture so they can be banded and fitted with tracking devices on June 27, 2022, near Glen Arbor. (AP Photo/John Flesher)
As Species Recover, Some in Michigan Threaten Others in More Dire Shape

The situation is ironic: A troubled species rebounds thanks to restoration efforts, only to make things worse for others in peril by preying on them or outcompeting them for food and living space.

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No Killing Wolves in Michigan: A Court Case Just Reversed a Trump Decision

The comeback of Michigan wolves was used as evidence to remove them from the endangered species list. That decision was just overturned.

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How the Revival of Michigan’s ‘Birds of Fire’ Shows We Can Save Endangered Species

From birds to butterflies to wolves, Michigan creatures once on the brink of extinction are coming back. Here's how.