July 3, 2014 RSS feed / Outdoors

DNR reminds ORV riders to ‘tread lightly’, be ethical

Program encourages responsibility on trail

LANSING – With the increasing use of off-road vehicles as a fun, summer activity in Michigan, conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources are encouraging riders to observe the “TREAD Lightly” program to promote re More...

Fish Report

Well, here we are at the Fourth of July weekend and this means that summer is officially in full swing. From what I hear from some business people things have started off a little slow this summer and they are hoping things pick up for the Fourth. More...

MDARD quarantines to help fir trees

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development recently established a quarantine to protect the state’s nearly 14 million fir trees from balsam woolly adelgid, an exotic pest which has caused the death of millions More...

Bear licenses drawn, leftovers on sale in July

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources posted the results of the 2014 bear hunting license drawing to www.michigan. gov/huntdrawings. A total of 7,831 bear licenses were available during the bear application period (May 1 - June 1). More...

DNR asks anglers to watch bait for Asian carp

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers monitor live bait purchases weekend to look for juvenile Asian carp. More...

Master gardener program scheduled in Marquette

MARQUETTE – Do you enjoy being outdoors and working in the soil? Would you like the opportunity to learn more about growing plants? More...