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Michigan Deer Habitat Improvements

Upper Peninsula – Western Mackinac County Over 1,300 oak saplings were planted in western Mackinac County this spring to increase hard mast for deer.  The plantings were focused on areas that have been hit hard by beech bark disease (BBD), … Continue reading

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Ithaca, N.Y.-This list of holiday gift suggestions from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology will appeal to the bird and nature lover on your list. These are gifts that improve the mind, create fun, and highlight the beauty of the natural … Continue reading

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Red-Bellied Woodpecker Meets Eastern Bluebird

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Eastern Bluebird in Mid-Michigan

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Agreement Reached in NC Red Wolf Lawsuit

GW:  Guess who’s behind the contrived issue… RALEIGH, NC- An agreement has been reached in a lawsuit against the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, which will restore conditional coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area of eastern North Carolina. … Continue reading

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DNR monitoring Upper Peninsula snow depths, assessing impact on deer herd

After receiving heavy snowfall across much of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula this week, the Department of Natural Resources is monitoring snow depths and assessing potential impacts on wildlife, particularly the deer herd which is still recovering from the two previous severe … Continue reading

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NWF Calls for Hunters, Anglers to Protect Streams & Wetlands With Action Today

Public comment on proposed protections closes today! Hunters and anglers want the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) to take action to better protect America’s streams and wetlands. That’s the message in a new … Continue reading

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Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Approves $28 Million to Conserve Waterfowl, Shorebirds and Other Species in 16 States

The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission yesterday approved $28 million in funding for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners to purchase, lease, restore or otherwise conserve more than 128,000 acres of wetland habitats for ducks, bitterns, sandpipers and … Continue reading

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Food Plot Fencing Options

As gamekeeper’s, we are constantly preaching on the importance of spring and summer nutrition for whitetails. There are huge upsides for your deer herd when they are provided quality high protein groceries during the growing months. Anyone who has tried … Continue reading

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Michigan Deer Habitat Improvements

Southeast Lower Peninsula – Jackson and Washtenaw Counties A lovely spot for deer hunting is Sharonville State Game Area in Grass Lake. With a combination of agricultural fields, forested ridges and open grasslands, Sharonville has outstanding deer habitat. With money from … Continue reading

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