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REPORT ALL POACHING — 800-292-7800 CALL OR TEXT The RAP Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (hunting/fishing/ORV/snowmobile): [email protected] or call: 517-284-6057 Report Wildlife Observations (diseased wildlife, tagged fish, invasive carp and more): www.michigan.gov/eyesinthefield License issues and questions (hunting/fishing/ORV/snowmobile): [email protected] or call: 517-284-6057 Reservation issues and questions (campsites, lodging, shelters, harbor slips): [email protected] or call: 800-447-2757
REPORT: DNR crews continue to work at 425-acre fire in Wexford County
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is continuing fire suppression efforts today on the Colfax Fire in northern Wexford County. The fire, which was...
DNR announces opening dates for campgrounds, harbors and other outdoor spaces
As Michigan moves to Stage 4 of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s MI Safe Start plan, the Department of Natural Resources has determined official opening dates...
MiDNR: Open Burn Permits Now Available
Just over a month since it suspended open burning across the state in response to COVID-19 concerns, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced...
Spring Turkey Hunt License Update
ATTENTION Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent executive orders issued in Michigan, we are encouraging hunters to hunt close to home. If you have already...
Don’t burn yard debris this weekend; campfires are okay
Contact: Paul Rogers, 616-260-8406 Agency: Natural Resources Permits for open burning of yard debris remain suspended across most of the state in response to the governor’s “Stay Home, Stay...
Michigan Steelhead Fishing: Hayden’s Story
Experienced Michigan steelhead angler, Hayden Gosen, tells his story of what fishing means to him and what keeps him going. Visit Michigan.gov/Fishing to learn...
2020 Black Lake sturgeon season lasts one day
This year’s sturgeon season on Black Lake (Cheboygan County, Michigan) ended at 1:40 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 – not quite six hours after the...
Consumption guidelines not needed for deer harvested in the Norton Creek/Huron River area
CONTACTS: Lynn Sutfin, MDHHS, 517-241-4772, [email protected] Tammy Newcomb, DNR, 517-284-5832, [email protected] LANSING, Mich. – After analyzing test results for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in muscle and heart...
MDHHS and DNR remind hunters about ‘Do Not Eat’ deer advisory near Oscoda marsh
5-mile advisory area refined in 2019; updated map available online LANSING, Mich. – With archery hunting season beginning Oct. 1, the Michigan departments of Health...
Don’t miss early antlerless firearm deer season this weekend
Hunters eager to get a start on Michigan’s deer seasons will take to the woods this weekend, Sept. 21-22, for the early antlerless firearm...
Juvenile lake sturgeon release on Flint River set for Saturday
Contact: Rebecca Fedewa (Flint River Watershed Coalition), 810-767-6490; Meaghan Gass (Michigan Sea Grant Extension), 989-895-4026, ext. 5, or Mike Kelly (The Conservation Fund), 989-892-9172 Sept. 17,...
New catch-and-immediate-release lake sturgeon seasons on three Michigan waterbodies
Contact: Christian LeSage, 517-284-5830 or Elyse Walter, 517-284-5839 Sept. 13, 2019 Starting today, as part of a catch-and-immediate-release season, anglers can target lake sturgeon at three Michigan waterbodies....
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