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  • Conservation Officer Jeff Rabbers talks with two deer hunters. Conservation officers helping curb the risk of wildlife disease

    People might not think immediately of Michigan's conservation officers as being on the front lines in the fight against wildlife diseases, but they are vitally important in helping to control disease threats, including bovine tuberculosis and chronic wasting disease.

     

  • Accessible hunting tailers If there's a wheel, there's a way!

    Michigan's outdoors aren't always accessible for all people to enjoy. Thanks to groups like the Bays de Noc Gobblers, that is starting to change. Their moble accessible hunting trailers are designed to get people with disabilities out hunting and into the outdoors. 

  • Scouts enjoy the Iron Belle Trail The path forward - developing Michigan's signature Iron Belle Trail

    As the Iron Belle Trail - a roughly 2,000-mile signature trail system developed with the help of partners, collaborators and trail champions - continues to grow, so does opportunity to enjoy Michigan's beautiful outdoors. 

  • Researchers with the Upper Peninsula deer movement study hold and collar a deer. Deer movement studies provide insight into CWD spread, management

    Deer movement is key to the spread of chronic wasting disease. To better understand how this disease may be disseminated by deer, the DNR has been conducting deer movement studies in CWD-affected areas in the Upper and Lower peninsulas.

  • Upper Tahquamenon Falls Developing the Tahquamenon Falls

    Once one of the Upper Peninsula's best-kept secrets, Tahquamenon Falls is now part of Michigan's second-largest state park. Its history is expansive and varied, and it was a long journey from its initial use by Native Americans to its creation as Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

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