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Seton Catholic Middle School 7th Grade - Native Plant Education

By: OCMGA member Rich Fischer

I had the pleasure of providing native plant consultation to the 7th grade students of Menasha’s Seton Catholic Middle School on April 21, 2015. 395 more words

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Applications For Bear, Elk Hunting Licenses Now Available

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – If you’re interested in hunting bear or elk in Michigan, now is the time to sign up.

The Department of Natural Resources says applications for elk and bear licenses are available through June 1. 83 more words

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DNR Fights Dozens Of Wildfires; Some Property Destroyed

ST. HELEN, Mich. (AP) – A wildfire in the northern Lower Peninsula has destroyed a home and four sheds.

The Department of Natural Resources says roughly 20 homes were evacuated in Ogemaw County, between St. 60 more words

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How much longer must we wait to start planting outside?

While northern Outagamie County is in zone 4b of the USDA Hardiness Zone map, the southern region of the County has been designated zone 5a. The last spring killing frost in southern Outagamie County typically occurs from May 3-9, while those in the northern region of the county typically see the last frost from May 10-16. 92 more words

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Michigan DNR Might Cancel Deer Hunting Season In Upper Peninsula

ST. IGNACE (WWJ/AP) – Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources is considering, among several things, canceling the fall deer hunting season in the Upper Peninsula as a response to a smaller deer population. 420 more words

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Bird Flu Found In Hawk In Western Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A hawk in western Minnesota is the first wild bird in the state to test positive for the bird flu virus since the beginning of an outbreak that’s killed more than 15 million birds in the Midwest this spring, state wildlife officials announced Thursday. 355 more words

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Dayton To DNR: No More Moose Collaring

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton ordered the state Department of Natural Resources to stop putting radio collars on moose.

The collars are supposed to help scientists figure out why the moose population is declining in the state, but the governor says more moose are dying because of them. 282 more words

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