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    Topics range from fishing and hunting to history and outdoor recreation. This is a weekly feature story sent on Thursday.

  • Trees in the snow A holiday toast to a winter's night

    In the calm moments of a winter night, serene silence offers a moment to rest and reflect. 

  • A young man hunts with his grandfather That 'one' good Michigan hunting story

    For many Michigan hunters, sharing their cherished hunting stories is a time-honored tradition. These stories can be passed down through generations or shared with friends, but it can be difficult to pick just 'one' hunting story to tell. 

  • Visitors at Albert E. Sleeper State Park #OptOutside this Black Friday

    The day after Thanksgiving is usually devoted recovering form the big feast, watching college football or hunting for the best Black Friday shopping deals. This year, #OptOutside with the DNR! Friday, Nov. 29, the DNR will waive the regular Recreation Passport vehicle entry fee to Michigan's ...

  • Conservation Officer Jeff Rabbers talks with two deer hunters. Conservation officers helping curb the risk of wildlife disease

    People might not think immediately of Michigan's conservation officers as being on the front lines in the fight against wildlife diseases, but they are vitally important in helping to control disease threats, including bovine tuberculosis and chronic wasting disease.


  • Accessible hunting tailers If there's a wheel, there's a way!

    Michigan's outdoors aren't always accessible for all people to enjoy. Thanks to groups like the Bays de Noc Gobblers, that is starting to change. Their mobile accessible hunting trailers are designed to get people with disabilities out hunting and into the outdoors.