Category Archives: Wildlife

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Threatened and endangered species feature: bald eagle

What’s brown and white and found all over Michigan? Bald eagles! The story of the bald eagle is a tragedy turned into a narrative of redemption and success.   In the earliest records of birds in Michigan, bald eagles were … Continue reading

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Browning Camping Announces Improvements to Shadow Hunter Series Hunting Blinds

New Haven, MO – Browning Camping has updated the Shadow Series Pop-Up Ground Blinds with a new window curtain system for 2014. Designed for a wide range of window openings, it is sure to satisfy any hunter’s needs. The 4 … Continue reading

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The Value of Hard Work

By Glen Wunderlich Growing up in the ‘50s, my brother and I learned the value of hard work, courtesy of my father.  There was never any backtalk or debate when it came to household chores.  We took turns washing dishes, … Continue reading

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Mexican wolf conservation achieves major milestones

PHOENIX — The endangered Mexican wolf recovery effort has reason to celebrate with the achievement of two major milestones in the work to reestablish the species to its historic range.

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Call Your Representative TODAY to Protect Your Hunting Rights!

The Humane Society of the United States – the biggest anti-hunting organization in the country – is up to its old tricks again, sending its lobbyists to Lansing and threatening frivilous lawsuits against the citizen-backed initiative to protect hunting rights … Continue reading

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Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival

The Department of Natural Resources will host the 19th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2-3, at Bay City State Recreation Area. Festival activities focus on getting families outdoors to appreciate Michigan’s Waterfowl Legacy – wondrous waterfowl and the unique … Continue reading

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Fall turkey hunting applications on sale until Aug. 1

The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that fall turkey hunting applications are on sale until Friday, Aug. 1. The application fee is $5. Applications and licenses may be purchased at any authorized license agent or online at www.mdnr-elicense.com.

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Bureau of State Canvassers Certifies Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management Petitions

Citizen Initiative Garnered Almost 300,000 Signatures from Registered Michigan Voters LANSING—The Michigan Board of State Canvassers has certified the Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management (CPWM) petitions for a citizen initiative to allow the Natural Resources Commission to make science-based decisions … Continue reading

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Task Force Formed to Counter Cyber Threats to Hunters

(Columbus, Ohio) – Sportsmen, conservation organizations and outdoor personalities met at the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance (USSA) headquarters yesterday to develop strategies to counter the recent increase in cyber-attacks on hunters. The group makes up the Hunter Advancement Task Force with … Continue reading

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DNR expands Hunting Access Program to eastern Upper Peninsula

 Partnership with private landowners will benefit sharp-tailed grouse hunters In an effort to increase public access to sharp-tailed grouse hunting opportunities, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has expanded the state’s Hunting Access Program to the eastern Upper Peninsula and … Continue reading

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