Michigan Conservation Officers Share Tips for Safe Bowhunting

2298204Michigan’s bowhunting season opens Oct. 1, and Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are sharing tips for a safe hunting experience.

“Bow hunting is enjoyed by thousands of hunters every year in Michigan, and we want to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable hunting season,” said Sgt. Steve Orange, supervisor of the DNR’s hunter education program. Continue reading

Michigan DNR Seeks Help From Local Hunters

Michigan Department of Natural Resources seeks help

Recently the Michigan Department of Natural Resources confirmed that at least three wild deer have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease.

According to Dr. Steve Schmitt, this isn’t as bad as it could be, because all three of these confirmed cases were in the same small area. This means that the deer were likely related, and the reason the disease spread is because they were in very close contact. However, the Michigan DNR is still in need of help from the local hunting community. Continue reading