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Pickerel Lake State Forest Campground Reopens

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that the necessary well work has been completed at Pickerel Lake State Forest Campground and all campground loops are now open. A portion of this campground had been closed last summer due to well problems. The campground is located in the Pigeon River…


Four State Forest Campgrounds Closed for Well Repairs

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that four state forest campgrounds will not be open for use due to inoperable water wells. The sites impacted are: North Gemini State Forest Campground and South Gemini State Forest Campground in Schoolcraft County; Garey Lake Trail Camp in Benzie County; and Pigeon…


Mackinac Island State Harbor and Cheboygan Lock are Open

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that Mackinac Island State Harbor and the Cheboygan Lock are now open. The Mackinac Island State Harbor had been closed since last fall for major renovations. Repairs to the facility included electrical and water upgrades; replacement of the boat slip decking and supports…


Statewide Deer Harvest Increases Slightly in 2007

Results of the 2007 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources indicate that the statewide harvest of deer last season totaled 239,193 an increase of 7 percent over last year and the first increase in harvest in 5 years.  An estimated 124,522 bucks and 114,671 does…


Over 450 Participate in Goose Creek Youth Fishing Event

The 2008 Goose Creek youth fishing event took place Saturday, May 17th with over 450 area residents participating in the activities. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) along with the city of Goose Creek hosted the event at the Goose Creek Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Complex. Youth anglers were…


Darlington County Youth Fishing Event Set for June 7

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, along with the Harry Hampton Memorial Fund, will host a youth fishing event Saturday June 7, at Dargan’s Pond in Darlington County from 9 a.m. to noon. All area youth 15 years and younger are invited to participate. Last year’s event attracted over 130…


1st Round Results 2008 Governor’s Cup–Edisto Marina

The 2008 South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series got underway last weekend at the annual Edisto Marina Billfish Tournament. This year commemorates the 20th season of the Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series, a program coordinated by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) that has accomplished much towards the promotion and…


New ‘Green’ Campground Toilet/Shower Building Now Open to Campers at Grand Haven State Park

A new “green” campground toilet/shower building is ready for the 2008 camping season at Grand Haven State Park, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The new “green” structure incorporates energy and water efficiencies, renewable energy systems and expanded accessibility through a sustainable and functional design. Some of the “green”…


Musky Waters Teeming With Trophy and Action Potential for May 24 Northern Opener

MADISON – Whether you’re hoping for a trophy musky or just some musky action, anglers anticipating the May 24 northern zone musky season opener have plenty of waters to choose from. Wisconsin has 711 lakes and more than 1,600 river miles that support musky,” says Tim Simonson, the Department of…


Aldo Leopold Legacy Trail System Dedication

MADISON – A ceremony honoring the dedication of the state trails system in Wisconsin for a renowned Wisconsin environmental leader will take place next Thursday, June 5, at the Glacial Drumlin State Trail trailhead in Cottage Grove. Last November, Gov. Jim Doyle signed a bill naming the Wisconsin state trails…