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Black Lake sturgeon season begins February 5

Michigan’s 2022 lake sturgeon fishing season on Black Lake in Cheboygan County will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5. All anglers must register online by Feb. 4 to participate in the fishing season. The harvest limit for the 2022 season on Black Lake is six lake...

Grooming agreement reached for EUP trails

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Straits Area Snowmobile Club have reached a grant agreement for trail grooming over 101 miles of state-managed trails in the southeastern Upper Peninsula. Recently, the DNR alerted snowmobilers to avoid the area as...

Winter community science opportunities in Michigan

Temperatures are dropping and birdsong has all but disappeared, but not all Michigan birds fly south to warmer climates. In addition to the birds that stay year-round, Michigan welcomes many visitors from the north in the colder months, making winter an exciting time...

Spotlight on Youth

The Cox family, which is also active in the scouting community, likes to get outside no matter what season it is. Here, Thaddeus (5), Taliesan (14), Evelyn (12) and Tevye (9), are carrying impressive loads while on a backpacking trip in the woods. The family also...

The Michigan moose among us

By John Pepin Michigan Department of Natural Resources Off the edge of a parking lot at Van Riper State Park, an interpretive display showcases information and artifacts resulting from one of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ most shining achievements. The...