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Whitetail’R PhoneRead’R™ takes scouting to new level

Check your trail camera images directly on your smart phone Plymouth, WI -While good things sometimes come to those who wait…Who the heck wants to wait until getting home to see what bucks are on the trail camera? The answer … Continue reading

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Check trees for Asian longhorned beetle in August

August is national Tree Check Month, which makes it a great time for Michiganders and travelers alike to be on the lookout for invasive, destructive pests threatening the state’s forest landscape. The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development, Environmental … Continue reading

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Rare Hummingbird under the Endangered Species Act

Honduran emerald. Credit: Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will list the rare Honduran emerald as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Measuring less than four inches in length and the only bird species endemic … Continue reading

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Elite Performance in a Small Package: Browning Trail Cameras Dark Ops HD

Birmingham, AL: A year after the Browning Trail Cameras Dark Ops turned heads in the marketplace by becoming one of the smallest high-performance cameras ever manufactured, one may have wondered how in the world you could improve on one of … Continue reading

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Michigan Duck Stamp Competition and Michigan Duck and Goose Calling Contest at Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival Aug. 1-2

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will host the 19th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 and 2, at Bay City State Recreation Area. The 2016 Michigan Duck Hunters Association Michigan Duck Stamp Competition and the … Continue reading

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Food Plot from Scratch

By Glen Wunderlich Creating and planting wildlife food plots over the years has been a learning and rewarding experience. In most cases, the plots have been from less than an acre to multiple acres, allowing the use of my trusty … Continue reading

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Over 570 Baby Sea Turtles to be Released Today (July 27) off Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard Cutter Block Island releases turtlesMIAMI — More than 570 baby sea turtles are scheduled to be released back into the Atlantic Ocean Monday in a joint effort between the Coast Guard and the Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center. In support … Continue reading

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Four osprey chicks sport GPS satellite backpacks

As Michigan’s osprey population continues to rebound, the Department of Natural Resources is tracking the revitalization of this species in southern Michigan through monitoring efforts. This year, four osprey chicks from area nests were outfitted with “backpack” GPS/GSM telemetry units. … Continue reading

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DNR reports 2014 deer hunting harvest down across Michigan

Several factors added to decline; wildlife managers working on improvements The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently issued a Michigan Deer Harvest Survey Report on the 2014 hunting seasons indicating that roughly 615,000 hunters statewide harvested a total of roughly … Continue reading

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Safari Club International Foundation gifts $40,000 for U.P. winter deer habitat management

The new Upper Peninsula Habitat Work Group is hard at work improving U.P. winter deer habitat, and Safari Club International Foundation is a critical partner in this endeavor. Recently, SCIF donated $40,000 to ensure the work group’s deer winter range … Continue reading

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