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News: South Fork Ahtanum Gate Closure on December 10 2014

News from the DNR:

Good afternoon,

I wanted to give you all a quick update on the status of the South Fork Ahtanum. The DNR will be closing the gate on the South Fork Road in the Ahtanum State Forest on December 10 at 8:00am. 91 more words

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"This is a tradition:" Governor Walker, DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp kick off gun deer season

MADISON (WITI) — Governor Scott Walker and Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp released have released a video message — kicking off the 2014, nine-day gun deer season in Wisconsin. 89 more words

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Volunteers Plant 120 Cherry Trees On Belle Isle

DETROIT (AP) — Volunteers have planted 120 flowering cherry trees on Belle Isle in Detroit with support from a $150,000 federal grant.

The Greening of Detroit says it coordinated 150 volunteers to work on the project Friday at the park’s Scott Memorial Fountain. 107 more words

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State Dept. of Natural Resources: Residents, businesses stepping up recycling efforts

MADISON (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources says state residents and businesses are stepping up their recycling efforts.

The agency says residents and businesses recycled about 831,000 tons of paper products and food and beverage containers last year. 47 more words

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Public Comments Sought For Update Of Gray Wolf Management Plan

LANSING (WWJ/AP) - State officials are inviting the public to comment as they revise a plan for overseeing Michigan’s gray wolf population.

The Department of Natural Resources plan was adopted in 2008, four years before the federal government removed wolves in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list and put the states in charge. 190 more words

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State Offers Help In Finding Deer Hunting Spots

LANSING (AP) — If you’re looking for a place to hunt deer this fall, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering to help.

The DNR’s Hunting Access Program offers financial incentives to private landowners for giving hunters access to their property. 103 more words

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Michigan Man Charged With Selling Bear Meat, Organs

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WWJ/AP) - Authorities have arrested an Upper Peninsula man who they say sold bear meat and organs to undercover investigators.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said Thursday that 56-year-old Danny Loyd, of Chassell, was arraigned Wednesday in Houghton County court after an investigation by the agency’s law enforcement division. 227 more words

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