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Porcupine Mountains’ friends group wins volunteer service award

The Friends of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park group has been named the winner of the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development’s 2015 Upper Peninsula service award in the volunteer program category. Two representatives from the friends’ organization will be honored as guests of the center at its Upper Peninsula conference …

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DNR announces grant program to secure snowmobile trail easements

501(c)(3) organizations invited to apply by Nov. 15 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced a new grant program for 501(c)(3) organizations and local governments to purchase permanent easements for snowmobile trails. An easement is an authorization to use land for a specific activity, such as snowmobiling. According to …

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A look at 2015 big-game hunting and furbearer seasons

Prospects for the 2015 big-game hunting and furbearer hunting seasons are very good, say Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists. Michigan offers a diversity of species and a wide variety of seasons to maximize recreational opportunity. Here’s a quick overview of some of the upcoming seasons: Bear Season: Bear licenses …

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