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Conservation officers work to recover natural resources thefts

A highly trained group of career officers is responsible for patrolling and protecting Michigan’s natural resources. In addition to policing hunting and fishing violations and performing a wide range of other duties, Michigan DNR conservation officers investigate crimes of natural resource theft that occur in remote locations, where many people believe they will leave no trace.
Conservation officers work to recover natural resources thefts

Outdoor Adventure Center strives to offer inclusive experience for visitors with sensory needs

Since it opened, the OAC has provided accommodations for visitors with mobility needs, a room for nursing parents and other features for family needs, and facility maps in six languages for guests who speak English as a second language. Now, the OAC has partnered with KultureCity to improve its ability to assist and accommodate guests with sensory needs.

Outdoor Adventure Center strives to offer inclusive experience for visitors with sensory needs

New statewide outdoor recreation plan offers wealth of insights

Michigan’s Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan is a five-year strategic plan, required to access certain federal grants, that shapes investment by the state of Michigan and local communities in priority outdoor recreation infrastructure, land acquisition and programming.

New statewide outdoor recreation plan offers wealth of insights

Simple resolutions to enjoy protect Michigan's outdoors

Spending more time with family and friends, exercising more, learning a new skill or hobby, saving money, living life to the fullest – all perfectly respectable goals, but why not shake things up a bit and resolve to take action that’s good for both you and the world around you? We’ve got some ideas to get you started.

Simple resolutions to enjoy, protect Michigan’s outdoors