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Volunteers cleaning up illegal dump siteVolunteers team with Adopt-a-Forest program to clean up Grand Traverse County Although illegal dumping is a problem occurring on public land in many parts of Michigan, Grand Traverse County, until recently, was home to more illegal dump sites than any other county in the state, with 45 known sites on public land in the county. Now, thanks to the combined efforts of volunteers and the Adopt-a-Forest program, 25 of these sites were cleaned up over the past six months and additional work is planned to address the remaining 20 before the snow flies.
Lowell and Miriam Rickland enjoyed MI-TRALE's recent Senior Fall Color Tour in Ontonagon County.Over the river and through the woods: ORV club gets senior citizens on the trail Nearly 100 senior citizens took part in the seventh annual Senior Fall Color Tour, traveling a 19-mile route from Greenland to Twin Lakes State Park in Ontonagon County. Participants traveled in ORVs over a forest trail that crossed state, federal and private land. The ride coincided with this year's Michigan Trails Week, a celebration of the 12,000-plus miles of hiking, biking, equine and motorized trails in Michigan.
Dan Anderson, of Fond du Lac, Wis., says anglers can catch 100 bass a day on the Bays de Noc.Bays de Noc smallmouth bass fishery shines on the national stage Mention Lake Michigan's Bays de Noc to most anglers and they'll immediately start talking about fishing for walleye. But in the wake of September's high-profile Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship - which brought 50 of America's top anglers to Escanaba to ply the waters of Big and Little Bays de Noc - what was once seemingly relegated to "also-ran" status is now national news: the Bays are loaded with trophy bass, too.

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• Debbie Munson Badini-DNR

• Brad Wurfel-DEQ

Audio Interviews

• Tammy Newcomb, DNR senior water policy advisor, on silver carp eDNA finding, WGVU 10/14/14 Podcast Icon

• State trails coordinator Jim Radabaugh on Michigan Trails Week, WGVU 9/9/14 Podcast Icon

• Phil Porter on family-friendly Mackinac State Historic Parks events, WGVU 8/12/14 Podcast Icon

• DNR Audio Interviews Archive


• DNR Segments from Q1 Buck Pole These short video segments from the Q1 Buck Pole television show cover a variety of DNR initiatives and other natural resources topics of interest.

• Explore Bowhunting A video about youth involvement in Michigan bowhunting.

• How Much Do You Know About Michigan's Civil War Battle Flags? Learn about Michigan's 3rd Infantry Regiment flag. Michigan Historical Center Director Sandra Clark and education staff member Eric Perkins explain the history behind this particular flag from Grand Rapids, and explain why being the flag bearer came with some very big risks.

• Shields of Gold: DNR Conservation Officers This video montage, set to music, illustrates the work DNR conservation officers perform in the course of protecting Michigan's natural resources and environment.


• DNR Photo Requests

• Deer photos Follow the link, click on the DEER folder.

• Keith Creagh, DNR Director Download photos of the director here.

• Turtle City

• Pure Michigan Hunt

Press Kits

• 2011 Deer Season Articles

• Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park Dedication, July 21, 2011

• Michigan Asian Carp Prevention Workshop, East Lansing, November 22, 2010

• Cougar Foot Print Photos, November 2009

• William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor Dedication, October 22, 2009

• Straits State Harbor Dedication, Photos