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Michigan DNR opens new service center in Lansing

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has established a customer service center in Lansing.

The center opens Monday and replaces the Rose Lake Field Office in East Lansing, which closed Friday. 92 more words


Destruction of milkweed contributes to decline in Monarch population

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Monarch butterfly populations have declined in recent years.

One of the reasons for this is recent weather events, such as freezing temperatures and hail storms, that have made Monarchs’ northbound migration difficult. 197 more words


Water advisory issued for Butler County city

BRISTOW, Iowa – The Department of Natural Resources has issued a bottled water advisory for the city of Bristow in Butler County.

The city’s main well is being replaced next week and until then, a back-up well that has tested high for nitrates in the past is being used.  63 more words


Woodland Blossoms

by Master Gardener Tammy Borden

I love the time of year when the forest floor is alive with color. Mid to late spring is the prime time for native woodland flowers to shine. 475 more words

Outagamie County Master Gardener Association

Merger of state parks, boating operations clears Ohio Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A proposal to combine Ohio’s parks and watercraft operations into a single office has cleared the Ohio Senate.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources included the merger in its budget this spring as a cost-cutting measure. 96 more words


New Brunswick firefighters off to aid in Alberta wildfire battle

Almost two dozen New Brunswick firefighters are heading to Alberta to help exhausted crews battle wildfires that have caused widespread devastation, especially in Fort McMurray. 278 more words


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