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Recreation passport requirements change at some locales

By Howard Meyerson GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Anglers, birdwatchers and others who enjoy boating on Fletcher’s Pond will need a state recreation passport this year to launch on the popular 9,000 acre flooding in Montmorency and Alpena counties. Michigan DNR director, … Continue reading

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Update: GPS osprey flights can be seen on tracking website

The movements of three young osprey recently fitted with GPS tracking units by Michigan wildlife officials can be seen on a Google Earth site now being hosted by the grassroots group Osprey Watch of Southeast Michigan. “OWSEM is going to … Continue reading

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GPS-equipped ospreys released in southeast Michigan

By Howard Meyerson SOUTHFIELD, MI – Three young, southeast Michigan ospreys were fitted with GPS transmitters in July so state wildlife researchers can learn more about their travel routes including where they winter in Central and South America. It is … Continue reading

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Osprey population bouncing back in southern Michigan

Michigan wildlife officials say ospreys are on the rebound in southern Michigan. Researchers have discovered 49 active osprey nests this year compared to one in 1999. Wildlife staffers with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources began to relocate osprey to … Continue reading

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