DNR wildlife biologists had planned to capture about 20 birds from the eastern U.P. and re-introduce them to Ontonagon County. However, late winter snowfall and a persistent groundcover of snow have delayed the effort until
With the exception of Menominee County, 14 of the U.P.’s 15 counties have at least one stream included on the 10-brook-trout list.
State DNR supervisor says things looked good for the U.P. deer herd a month ago. But the situation has deteriorated as winter has held on.
Completing the study will provide DNR wildlife managers with valuable information needed if chronic wasting disease is detected in the U.P.
Wakefield and Watersmeet check stations help ‘Keep the U.P. CWD free’ efforts.
Many parts of the Upper Peninsula have seen a recent increase in kayak recreation.
That core population area is estimated at 378 animals, up from 285 in 2015, but moose hunt in Michigan is not currently being considered.
Seasons for walleye, northern pike and muskellunge for all U.P. waters including the Great Lakes, inland waters, and St. Marys River open Monday.
Upper Peninsula hunter gets an early start this year on turkey hunting in Michigan.