Department of Natural Resources

New state-record quillback caught from same water body as 2014 record

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently confirmed another new state-record fish, this time a quillback carpsucker. This marks the fourth state-record fish caught in 2015. The state record for quillback carpsucker was broken by a fish caught by Garrett Reid of Nashville, Michigan, on Hardy Dam Pond in Newaygo County Saturday, June 20, at 10 p.m. Reid was [...]

DNR says cougar is kitty or dog

May 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

Greenville bear is legit by BETH ALTENA Cougar or kitty cat? According to DNR Wildlife Specialist John Niewoonder, sightings in Rockford are likely those of housecats. This photo is an image from a Michigan alleged sighting in years past. “There are lots of things in this world to be worried about, being attacked by a cougar is not one of them. You are much more likely [...]

DNR hiring now for summer positions

March 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

More than 1,200 workers will be hired for summer jobs by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in state parks, state recreation areas, boating facilities and visitor centers. Applications are being accepted now for positions such as greeting park visitors at the contact booth, selling Recreation Passport entrance permits, and performing operations and maintenance work [...]