Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Walleye
The National Wildlife Federation

Bass and walleye fishing tournaments in Michigan, and competitive fishing events targeting muskellunge, have to register with the state starting Jan. 1.

Hunter with gun
Sebastian Pociecha / Creative Commons

Authorities say a hunter apparently accidentally shot and killed another hunter in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula on the first day of the state's annual firearms deer season.

Tree Seedling
Pixabay Creative Commons

A Canadian company plans to grow about 8 million tree seedlings a year in Michigan.

Belle Isle
Belle Isle Conservancy

The Detroit Grand Prix will run on Belle Isle for at least three more years.

Flint water
WKAR File Photo

An ex-mayor who was ousted by voters in 2015 amid a lead-tainted water crisis in Flint has lost his bid for a seat in the Michigan House.

Belle Isle
Belle Isle Conservancy

An old waterslide at Detroit's Belle Isle will be taken down.

Forest
MSU.EDU

Michigan officials have updated a list of best-management practices to prevent soil erosion and runoff pollution during logging and other forest management activities.

Milligan Creek
Upper Black River Council

A project getting underway this month will connect 14 miles (22.5 kilometers) of upstream fish habitat on Milligan Creek, a tributary of the Upper Black River in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.

Monarch Butterfly
Pixabay Creative Commons

Public comment is being sought on a draft of a conservation plan expected to help reverse eastern monarch butterfly population declines.

Fayette Historic State Park
Pure Michigan

Firefighters have conducted a prescribed burn at Fayette Historic State Park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula with the aim of helping return the area to how it looked in the 1800s.

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