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From volunteering to remove invasive species in our state parks to making monetary donations to being a campground host, there are many ways to get involved with the work that we do.
Host, guide, teach and more
Restore and cleanup
Wildlife observations and citizen science
Report sick or dead wildlife, report select animal sightings (such as wolf, moose, cougar, turtles, rattlesnake, more), report poaching and more.
Report invasive species
Learn how to identify and report invasive species including plants, animals, trees, fish and more.
Michigan LoonWatch is a family of volunteers concerned about the protection of common loons and their lakes. Volunteer Loon Rangers are responsible for watching and protecting loons.
Collect data and observations to help researchers and natural resource managers learn more about wildlife, invasive species, water quality, the effects of climate change and more.
Make a donation
We're seeking "Ambassadors" to take photos of state parks, trails and waterways. Ambassadors provide photos to the Michigan DNR in exchange for promotion and swag.
Sponsors and partners
Businesses and organizations are encouraged to get involved as DNR sponsors and partners in conserving natural and cultural resources.