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  • Wilderness shelter at BOW Feb. 2020 Becoming an Outdoors Woman

    Becoming an Outdoors Woman is a 3-day workshop meant to teach adult women new skills in the outdoors--but it's much more than that. It's a transformative experience, a supportive place for women to step outside their comfort zones and into the natural beauty of the outdoors. 

  • Image of a post with the DNR partners involved in the Haywire Grade Haywire for a half century

    Michigan’s first rail trail is 50 years old. Now, it's getting the recognition many think it deserves with a year-long celebration of its rich history.

  • Selfie of author and daughter Making family ice-fishing memories

    Ice fishing is a great opportunity to bond, but it's also an amazing way to connect to nature. The quiet stillness and the raw nature lets you go at a slower pace, letting your mind calm as you spend time with loved ones.

  • Old photo of conservation officers checking hunting license The expanding mission of conservation officers

    The need for a force regulating our natural resources became apparent at a time when most people thought those resources were in infinite supply. Today, the mission of the DNR's conservation officers has evolved to meet contemporary challenges.

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Letting you in on a snowshoe secret

     “If you can walk, you can snowshoe.” Snowshoeing is an awesome, low-impact activity and a great way to get some fresh air and natural light during the winter months.