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Working within a fen, volunteers at Brighton Recreation Area cut invasive plant glossy buckthorn.Volunteers lend essential support to state parks' effort to eliminate invasive plant species A crew of volunteers at Brighton Recreation Area recently cut down invasive glossy buckthorn and treated the stumps with an herbicide that will kill the plant, allowing the native species to prosper. Brighton Recreation Area is one of many state parks where volunteers help maintain and preserve the natural habitat through stewardship days. For more information, check out the DNR's Calendar of Volunteer Stewardship Workdays.
Angler bent over, checking a tip-up on frozen lake with fishing shanty in background.Tip-ups offer anglers more options on the ice Tip-ups are devices designed to fish set lines through the ice. They are equipped with spring-loaded flags that "tip up" when the bait is taken by a fish. Tip-ups are more closely associated with pike fishing than any other species here in Michigan, but they can be used to pursue most any species. In recent years, more walleye fishermen have been experimenting with tip-ups.
Yurt at Waterloo Recreation Area with snow on the ground, tree, campers outside by picnic tableAt many Michigan state parks and recreation areas, winter campers have unique, cozy alternatives to tents If you want to get away from it all in the winter, the DNR has a plethora of options that don't involve sleeping out in the elements. State parks and recreation areas across Michigan offer lodges, cabins, mini-cabins or yurts that'll give you a warm place to spend the night when there aren't a lot of other campers around. There also is a wide variety of recreational opportunities available all winter long.
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Media Contact Info
Ed Golder-DNR
517-284-5815
Debbie Munson Badini-DNR
906-226-1352
Brad Wurfel-DEQ
517-284-6713

Audio Interviews
Tammy Newcomb, DNR senior water policy advisor, on silver carp eDNA finding, WGVU 10/14/14 Podcast Icon
State trails coordinator Jim Radabaugh on Michigan Trails Week, WGVU 9/9/14 Podcast Icon
Phil Porter on family-friendly Mackinac State Historic Parks events, WGVU 8/12/14 Podcast Icon
DNR Audio Interviews Archive

Videos
DNR Segments from Q1 Buck Pole These short video segments from the Q1 Buck Pole television show cover a variety of DNR initiatives and other natural resources topics of interest.
Explore Bowhunting A video about youth involvement in Michigan bowhunting.
How Much Do You Know About Michigan's Civil War Battle Flags? Learn about Michigan's 3rd Infantry Regiment flag. Michigan Historical Center Director Sandra Clark and education staff member Eric Perkins explain the history behind this particular flag from Grand Rapids, and explain why being the flag bearer came with some very big risks.
Shields of Gold: DNR Conservation Officers This video montage, set to music, illustrates the work DNR conservation officers perform in the course of protecting Michigan's natural resources and environment.

Photos
DNR Photo Requests
Deer photos Follow the link, click on the DEER folder.
Keith Creagh, DNR Director Download photos of the director here.
Turtle City
Pure Michigan Hunt

Press Kits
Michigan Asian Carp Prevention Workshop, East Lansing, November 22, 2010
Cougar Foot Print Photos, November 2009