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Survey Suggests Slight Drop In Michigan Wolf Population

TRAVERSE CITY (WWJ/AP) – The gray wolf population in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula appears to have declined slightly in recent years, but state biologists say it’s stable and healthy. 399 more words


Michigan online map offers guide to finding morel mushrooms

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – If you’re looking for good places to find tasty morel mushrooms this spring, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering some hints. 200 more words


New Brunswick under burn ban

The forest fire season officially began this week and the entire province of New Brunswick is already under a burn ban.

The Department of Natural Resources says with little precipitation lately and the snow gone, the landscape has yet to become green and it is a dangerous time for fires. 34 more words


School Trust Lands Update: Three proposals would aid Permanent School Fund

Today the School Trust Lands Commission (officially called the Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission) received an update from School Trust Lands Director Aaron Vande Linde… 278 more words

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Study: Isle Royale moose numbers rising, wolves dying out

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) – A new study finds the moose population is booming at Isle Royale National Park while wolves are on the verge of dying out. 102 more words


Authorities: 3 arrested in Michigan sugar maple log thefts

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) – You’ve heard of cattle rustlers but have you ever heard of lumber rustlers? Authorities say three men have been arrested in connection with the theft of sugar maple logs from public state-managed lands in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula. 102 more words


Be careful: Spring means conditions are ripe for wildfires

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Experts say the next three months are a prime time for Michigan wildfires.

Bryce Avery, a state fire prevention specialist, says spring is the most dangerous time. 83 more words