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Topics range from fishing and hunting to history and outdoor recreation. This is a weekly feature story sent on Thursday.
- Celebrating 100 years of Michigan state parks
On May 12, 1919, the Michigan Legislature established the Michigan State Park Commission to oversee, acquire and maintain public lands for state parks. To commemorate this historic milestone, the DNR will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Michigan state parks throughout 2019.
- Coming to a state park this winter? Come prepared
Even mildly cold environments can lead to hypothermia. Symptoms of exposure can be avoided by wearing proper clothing and layering. Get some tips on preparing for outdoor winter activities.
- State forest roads inventory completed
After two years of mapping and reviewing the condition of state forest roads maintained by the DNR across both peninsulas, an initial inventory that provides a snapshot of the road network is complete, along with interactive maps showing where off-road vehicle use is allowed.
- Reflections on 2018
The DNR, with the help of many partners, has made great strides in 2018 in its ongoing efforts to take care of the state’s natural and cultural resources and provide outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities.
- Seeking some outdoors relief from the holiday rush
Often, when things get too loud, hard to understand or cluttered, the sights, sounds and feel of the natural world have a way of talking softly, bringing comfort and helping to sort things through to find quiet moments of recharge and resolve.