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June 1, 2010

Meetings planned across Michigan to solicit input on proposed trout regulation changes

Lansing — A series of statewide public meetings will be held on proposed changes to trout fishing regulations to give anglers a chance to provide input on the draft plan. A copy of the draft plan is available online to review . A year ago, the DNRE’s Fisheries Division presented a proposal to the public …

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Michigan anglers reminded about bait restrictions

Lansing — Now that most fishing seasons have opened, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment reminds anglers that the use of salmon eggs or minnows for bait is restricted in some waters as part of a strategy to slow the spread of viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS). Anglers who purchase spawn or minnows for bait should

Granholm approves open season on feral hogs

Lansing — Licensed hunters and landowners may now take feral hogs at any time, since a package of bills has been signed by Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced today. Hunters or individuals with concealed-carry permits may take swine running loose on public land or on private land with landowner

DNRE adopts new deer management plan

Lansing — The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has adopted its first-ever comprehensive statewide deer management plan designed to guide management decisions into the future. The plan is the result of more than two years of effort by DNRE staff and deer management partners from around the state. The Deer Advisory Team, a group composed

Forest management meeting slated for Traverse City

Traverse City, Mich. — The Department of Natural Resources and Environment will host an open house for the Traverse City area on Wednesday, June 30, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the DNRE’s Traverse City Field Office, located at 970 Emerson Rd. in Traverse City. The purpose of the open house is to provide information and

Legislation would force Mich. DNRE to sell public land

HERE WE GO AGAIN. Last year, Rep. Joel Sheltrown (D- West Branch) introduced a bill that would force the DNRE to sell 475 acres of prime forestland in Iosco County’s Oscoda Township to an individual for the purpose of developing a golf course. The bill passed the House, but lost steam in the Senate. Now an identical bill, SB 730,

Game Commission region boundry change impacts York County

Harrisburg — Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl Roe today announced that York County residents who need to contact one of the agency’s three full-time Wildlife Conservation Officers should direct their inquiries to the Southcentral Region Office, headquartered in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County.  Calls for WCO services would include those seeking to report a hunting or trapping

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