Friday, March 31st, 2023
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September 9, 2010

Bear Head Lake State Park in northern Minnesota voted ‘America’s Favorite Park’

Bear Head Lake State Park, just south of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Ely, Minn., has been voted as “America’s Favorite Park” – in a nationwide campaign sponsored by Coca-Cola. In addition to the honor, the park received a $100,000 gift – offered through America’s State Parks Foundation, which was made possible by …

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EPA denies petition for lead ammo ban

Washington, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency has denied a petition from several environmental groups calling for a ban on lead hunting ammunition and fishing sinkers. “EPA reached this decision because the agency does not have the legal authority to regulate this type of product under the Toxic Substances Control Act – nor is the

Elk center has ‘soft’ opening this month

Benezette, Pa. – By the time you read this, the $12 million Elk Country Visitor Center will be open here and you can visit. Maybe. Billed as the largest elk-watching and conservation-education facility east of the Mississippi, the state-owned center off Winslow Hill Road in the heart of the Keystone State’s five-county elk range had

Conditions are ripe for good small-game action

Marquette, Mich. – A mild winter, early spring, and frequent summer rains that produced a large, soft mast crop have created prime conditions for small-game season. Although some counts were down, ruffed grouse numbers are stable and continue to remain higher than average. Woodcock numbers are up, and only two years into a survey sharp-tailed

Hunters asked to stay clear of oil

Battle Creek, Mich. – Officials with the EPA and the state DNRE are asking for the cooperation of hunters. With early goose season under way, and the small game and early deer seasons on tap, officials are asking hunters to stay clear of the Kalamazoo River between the Marshall Impoundment in Calhoun County and Morrow

Michigan Calendar of Events – Issue 18

Banquets/Fundraisers. Sept. 10: Greater Southeast Michigan RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Laurel Manor Banquet & Conference Center. For more info call Dan DeVito, 734-309-0481. Sept. 11: Kalkaska Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge. For more info call Pat Modos, 231-258-4551. Sept. 11: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Davis Banquet Hall. For more info call Laurie Smith, 517-962-5821.

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