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Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department and Michigan DNR Rescue Boy Who Fell Through Lake Macatawa Ice

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department and Michigan Department of Natural Resources rescued a 13-year-old boy who fell through the ice on Lake Macatawa while chasing his dog.

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Drought and Cold Winters Have Impacted Michigan’s Trees and Shrubs

The Great Lakes have returned to normal water levels after seeing above-normal precipitation over the past couple of years, but Michigan's trees still need more water to recover from a decade of droughts.

Cold winters have also created stress on Michigan's trees.

See more on the extent of winter's damage and which species of trees and shrubs have been hit the hardest.

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Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock
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Federal Judge Orders Wolves to Endangered Species List in Great Lakes Region

A federal court judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to immediately return wolves in the Great Lakes region to the federal endangered species list, making it illegal for Michigan citizens to kill wolves attacking livestock or dogs.

Two state laws allowing livestock or dog owners to kill wolves in the act of depredation are suspended by the ruling.

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Michigan DNR
Michigan DNR
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Michigan Firearms Deer Harvest Down in 2014

The 2014 firearm deer season in Michigan is over. Deer numbers are down this year.

Severe winter weather, standing corn that provides cover, and continued recovery from a disease outbreak from years ago are among the reasons cited.

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Ingus Bajars, ThinkStock
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Michigan DNR Offers Free Guided Hikes in January

Ever take a nice, long, relaxing walk through a Michigan state park?

How about in the middle of winter?

Join the Michigan DNR for a free guided hike this January.

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Michigan DNR
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Michigan DNR Adds Seven Aquatic Species to Prohibited List

Asian carp get a lot of attention in the Great Lakes region, but it is not the only aquatic species that poses a threat.

The Michigan DNR has added seven aquatic species to it's prohibited list bringing the total of prohibited or restricted aquatic species to 40.

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Michigan DNR
Michigan DNR
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Michigan DNR Deer Season Updates Bring Good News for Hunters [Video]

The Michigan DNR is providing deer season updates from wildlife biologists for all regions of our state.

The latest updates are for the Central Western Lower Peninsula and the Central Eastern Lower Peninsula.

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Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR
Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR
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Michigan DNR Conservation Officer Training Makes Ice Bucket Challenge Look Easy [Video]

Ice bucket challenges continue to raise money and fill social media, but bathing in ice cold water is nothing new to the Michigan DNR's conservation officers.

It's part of their training.

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Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR.
Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR.
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Michigan DNR Gives Osprey Chicks GPS Backpacks

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is monitoring osprey chicks via GPS backpacks in order to learn how to better help the population recover in Michigan.

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Stephen Brashear, Getty Images
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Michigan DNR Helping to Control Fires in Northwest U.S.

31 employees of the Michigan DNR, who are trained as firefighters, are helping to contain wildfires in Oregon, California, Washington and Idaho.

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Aleksander Bolbot, ThinkStock
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Volunteers Needed to Help Remove Invasive Plants at Holland State Park

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help remove invasive plants from various state parks in West Michigan.

Volunteers are needed at Holland State Park on Tuesday, August 12.

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Aaron Francis, Getty Images
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DNR Planning a Prescribed Burn on the Grand River in Ottawa County

The Department of Natural Resources is planning a prescribed burn on the Grand River in Spring Lake Township sometime this summer or early fall.

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