Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery
Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Monthly Archives: March 2017

DNR Offers Kayaking Workshop for Women

The Department of Natural Resources’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program today announced a kayaking workshop for women 18 and older, July 12-13, to be held at Bahnhof Sports in Petoskey. This Beyond BOW workshop includes six hours of intensive hands-on instruction (three hours Saturday and three hours Sunday) on Mill Pond…


2008-09 Off-Road Vehicle Grant Applications Available

Department of Natural Resources officials today announced that 2008-09 off-road vehicle (ORV) grant applications are available to public agencies, and nonprofit and incorporated clubs and organizations. Applications are available for grants to maintain existing designated ORV trails, routes and use areas; repair public lands damaged by inappropriate ORV use; and…


New Partnerships at Mitchell State Park Benefit Campers

Department of Natural Resources state parks and recreation officials today announced Mitchell State Park has formed a partnership with the Cadillac/Wexford Transit Authority (CWTA) and Niche Communications to benefit campers at Mitchell State Park. The partnership offers campers a great fuel saving opportunity as they will be able to take…


Michigan Resident Receives National Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year Recognition

Richard Kiessel, a resident of Crawford County, who was Michigan’s 2007 Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year, was selected as a national finalist for the 21st Annual Winchester Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor of the Year Award. Kiessel was recognized for this honor by Winchester Ammunition and the International Hunter…


Bay City State Recreation Area Hosts “Message from the Marsh”

Department of Natural Resources state park and recreation officials today announced the 13th season for “Message from the Marsh,” a cultural and historical performing arts series that is presented each Saturday evening beginning June 21 on the lawn stage adjacent to the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center inside the Bay City…


Storm Damage Temporarily Closes State Forest Campground and Trails in Lake and Osceola Counties

Department of Natural Resources forest recreation managers today announced that recent storm damage has caused the temporary closure of the Silver Creek State Forest Campground in Lake County and several trails in Lake and Osceola counties. Silver Creek State Forest Campground is located 5.5 miles north of Luther in Lake…


DNR Trail Guidelines Publication Receives National Award

The Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has presented its 2008 Merit Award for Planning and Research to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Brauer & Associates. They were honored for their cooperative work in developing Minnesota’s “Trail Planning, Design & Development Guidelines.” The…


DNR Offers Advice to People Dealing With Beavers

The largest member of the rodent family, the beaver is an active woodcutter and dam builder. But when beaver populations get too high, they cause problems by cutting down valuable trees and flooding roads and property with their dams. Although the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) sets trapping seasons…


Minnesota Breeding Duck Numbers Increase, Canada Goose Numbers Remain Strong

Minnesota’ s breeding mallard and blue-winged teal numbers are higher than last year and the total duck population estimate increased, according to the annual May breeding waterfowl survey results released by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The mallard breeding population was estimated at 298,000, which is 23 percent…


Minnesota DNR Announces 2008 Deer Season Changes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is making major changes to simplify deer seasons and licensing for this fall, according to Lou Cornicelli, DNR big game program coordinator. The changes include allowing a person to individually purchase licenses for regular firearms, muzzleloader and archery in any combination; consolidating deer…