Friday, March 31st, 2023
Friday, March 31st, 2023

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January 28, 2010

Court refuses to close canal to halt Asian carp

Traverse City, Mich. (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to order the immediate closure of shipping structures near Chicago to contain the ravenous Asian carp, before authorities said DNA from the invaders had been found in Lake Michigan for the first time. The court rejected Michigan’s request for a preliminary injunction to shut

Humphries appointed to lead the new DNRE

Lansing – Rebecca Humphries has been appointed director of the new Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE). Gov. Jennifer Granholm announced in October her commitment to combining the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Environmental Quality. Part of that plan took the authority to select the DNR director away from the

DOW looks to tweak bass regulations for better fishing

Athens, Ohio – The DNR Division of Wildlife hosted a Bass Regulations Forum on Dec. 19 in Columbus. The forum was held to discuss potential ideas for adjusting inland black bass regulations based on a review of current and historical fisheries information from reservoirs throughout Ohio. Ray Petering, executive administrator of fish management and research,

Ice fishing bolstered by trout stocking across state

Ice angling varied across Pennsylvania in mid-January, with fluctuating temperatures, and alternately heavy snowfall and rainfall impacting conditions. Some of the larger lakes in the southeast region, for example, only had fishable ice in the bays as of Jan. 16. Anglers are advised to exercise extreme caution when venturing onto any frozen lake. For safety

Was DRIP funding spent properly?

Lansing – A review of the state’s Deer Range Improvement Program (DRIP) has confirmed what many sportsmen feared:_Restricted DRIP funds have not been used entirely for their intended purpose. DRIP funds are generated directly from deer hunting license sales and are earmarked specifically for deer habitat improvement and land acquisition. The state Natural Resources Commission

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