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  • Elk in forest Deciphering 'sustainability'

    "Healthy forests bring immense benefits to the people of Michigan," said Deb Begalle, state forester and chief of the DNR's Forest Resources Division. "Forests help give us clean air and water and provide us with places to hunt, fish, bike or relax."

  • Deer in field
DNR continues CWD surveillance and information efforts in Upper Peninsula

    The DNR has enhanced its CWD surveillance measures and information efforts to help raise awareness about what the presence of the fatal nervous system disease means for hunters and others in the U.P., and to answer important questions posed by the public.

  • Monitoring bats Saving Michigan's bats

    "The DNR has been on the leading edge of bat conservation and research for a long time," Bill Scullon, Wildlife Division field operations supervisor, said. "Working with partners and researchers is as critical as ever in the battle to save our bat species from white-nose syndrome."

  • Aging deer The aging process: How and why deer are aged at DNR check stations

    Each fall, successful hunters take their deer to be registered at Michigan DNR check stations across the state. Many watch carefully as DNR wildlife technicians and biologists age deer based on the animal's teeth. ...

  • Wolf carrier The Isle Royale experience: wolf translocation

    Team members of many stripes were working together to release two wolves on the island. The wolves had been trapped in Minnesota and were flown to this grand island in a fiery orange float plane, which was heard well before being seen in the blue skies over the treetops.