Michigan – Bill Parker

Local Residents Assist in Rescuing Conservation Officer

Chassell, Mich. — Department of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation Officer Dennis Gast was responding on a snowmobile to a complaint of set lines on Otter Lake near Chassell in Houghton County last Saturday night when he fell through thin ice and found himself in eight feet of freezing water. Fortunately, Gast was able to alert nearby residents to assist…

Leftover Spring Turkey Licenses Go on Sale Monday, March 8

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment reminds hunters that leftover spring turkey licenses go on sale to unsuccessful license applicants on Monday, March 8, at 10 a.m. Licenses will go on sale to all hunters, including those who did not participate in the application process, on March 15 at 10 a.m. Applicants can check for license drawing results at…

Outdoor Observation – April 20, 2009

Bill Parker MAKE_A_DIFFERENCE. The goal of most conservation groups is to make a difference in the field of outdoor recreation they represent. Most accomplish that goal, either in modest measurements or drastic accomplishment, through volunteer efforts. A conservation group in northern Lower Michigan is making a big difference in the continued survival and proliferation of one of Michigan’s treasured, although…