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Gerald Leray, welder at the DNR's Forest Fire Experiment Station, repairs a piece of equipment. Forest Fire Experiment Station staff builds on firefighting history to better protect Michigan What do you do when you need a tool or piece of equipment to complete a task but can't find an appropriate model on the market? If you're the Department of Natural Resources' Forest Resources Division, you make it yourself. That's been the practice of the DNR's Forest Resources Division for more than eight decades, when Michigan's Forest Fire Experiment Station near Roscommon was founded in 1929.
Carl T. Johnson Hunt and Fish Center's John Zakrajsek instructs at a recent steelhead clinic.With classroom and on-the-water instruction, steelhead clinic hooks students The transition from lake fishing to river fishing is hard enough for many anglers, even if they're pursuing the same species of fish. But when they shift gears to try something completely different, there's a fairly steep learning curve. And that's the point behind the Department of Natural Resources' steelhead clinic that was held recently at the Carl T. Johnson Hunt and Fish Center in Cadillac - a two-day event designed to turned neophytes into bona fide steelheaders.
Michigan DNR conservation officer Brian Lebel works to restart his snowmobile after a breakdown.All in a day's work for Michigan conservation officers Learn about why there's no such thing as a typical day in the life of a Michigan conservation officers (CO). COs are fully commissioned state peace officers who provide natural resources protection and ensure recreational safety, as well as general law enforcement duties, in the communities they serve. They are a unique class of law enforcement officer, whose duties include enforcing regulations for outdoor activities such as off-road vehicle use, snowmobiling, boating, hunting and fishing.

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Audio Interviews

• Debbie Munson Badini on new hunting, fishing license package, WGVU 3/11/14 Podcast Icon

• Elyse Walter on fishing license restructuring, Winter Free Fishing, WGVU 2/11/14 Podcast Icon

• Ray Rustem on Youth Conservation Council member recruitment, WGVU 1/14/14 Podcast Icon

• DNR Audio Interviews Archive


• DNR Segments from Q1 Buck Pole These short video segments from the Q1 Buck Pole televsion show cover a variety of DNR initiatives and other natural resources topics of interest.

• Explore Bowhunting A video about youth involvement in Michigan bowhunting.

• How Much Do You Know About Michigan's Civil War Battle Flags? Learn about Michigan's 3rd Infantry Regiment flag. Michigan Historical Center Director Sandra Clark and education staff member Eric Perkins explain the history behind this particular flag from Grand Rapids, and explain why being the flag bearer came with some very big risks.

• Shields of Gold: DNR Conservation Officers This video montage, set to music, illustrates the work DNR conservation officers perform in the course of protecting Michigan's natural resources and environment.


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• Keith Creagh, DNR Director Download photos of the director here.

• Turtle City

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Press Kits

• 2011 Deer Season Articles

• Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park Dedication, July 21, 2011

• Michigan Asian Carp Prevention Workshop, East Lansing, November 22, 2010

• Cougar Foot Print Photos, November 2009

• William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor Dedication, October 22, 2009

• Straits State Harbor Dedication, Photos

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