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Want to leave a forest legacy? Federal program can help

The following press release was issued by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources: Landowners who want to ensure that their property remains forested and sustainably managed forever are invited to apply to participate in the Forest Legacy Program. The nationally competitive program, administered by the U.S. Forest Service, uses federal …

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Calumet Teenager Arrested For Knife Attack

A Calumet teenager could be facing charges in relation to an assault with a knife over the weekend. The Houghton County Sherriff’s Office says they received a report of a woman having been stabbed around 4:45pm Saturday. When deputies arrived at the scene on Park Avenue in the Village of …

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Western UP Moose Population Growing Slightly

The following press release was issued by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources: Credit: Neil Harri An aerial survey photo shows moose south of Lake Michigamme in the western Upper Peninsula. After this winter’s moose survey, wildlife biologists said the western Upper Peninsula moose population is growing at a long-term …

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DNR To Add 10 New Department Positions For Western UP

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is creating 10 new positions at the department for the Western Upper Peninsula. Five will be based in Gogebic County, three in Ontonagon County and two in Baraga County. The new positions will be charged with a variety of conservation functions across the Western …

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