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Bay West LIFE hosts canoeing talk
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 10:34 AM

IRON MOUNTAIN—On June 12, Bay West LIFE will welcome Cindy Gustafson for a talk about the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, its location, rules and brief history.

Art spots first fawn PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:41 PM

Art Aregoni of Caspian has had a couple of visits from this little fawn. It wondered through his yard on May 25 and 26. The Argonis even took a video of the welcome spring sighting. (Argoni photo)

Take a kid fishing during Free Fishing Weekend
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:40 PM

IRON COUNTY— For many, the annual Free Fishing Weekend has become a tradition - a time to get together and have some fishing fun. This weekend offers the opportunity for new fishing enthusiasts to wet a line with friends and family. It’s also a perfect time for youth fishing derbies.

Audubon to host visiting speaker
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:40 PM

IRON COUNTY—The Iron County Chapter of the Audubon Society will meet at the museum in Caspian on Monday, June 9 at 7 p.m. 

Fish stocking creates abundant fishing opportunities throughout Michigan
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:05 AM

LANSING—This spring, DNR trucks will be spotted pulling up to hundreds of lakes and streams throughout the state to release prized, recreational cargo.

Spring population estimates on Chicaugon Lake
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:04 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:08 AM )

DNR fisheries electroshocking boats worked the shoreline of Chicaugon Lake on May 13.  The boats are equipped with boom shockers that extend off the front, nets, live wells and any other field equipment needed.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Spring spawning is the time to check population estimates by collecting data on area waters. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s part of the job for the DNR fisheries division. It’s part of the experience for the volunteers that assist them in the field.

Women offered outdoor activities
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:04 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Total Woman in the Outdoors is a unique event that is growing in popularity at Bewabic State Park.
Evening activities are hosted by NorthStar Health System and offer many different experiences for women to enjoy the outdoors.

DNR awards deer habitat grants to nine Upper Peninsula conservation organizations
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:04 AM

MARQUETTE—Nine Upper Peninsula conservation organizations will receive Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative (DHIPI) grants from the Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Division in 2014.

Come and get it! PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:42 AM

It’s snack time at the residence of Willie Ketchum in Old Caspian. The piebald deer is a regular at the Ketchums’ deck-side food station – Willie’s hand. (Kevin Zini photo)

Iron Conservation District welcomes summer
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:42 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Summer has finally come to Iron County, and the Iron Conservation District has welcomed Debbie Bendick and Don James as summer staff members. Bendick joins as a summer office assistant, and James joins as a Clean Boats Clean Waters (CBCW) boat washer operator.