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Fred Bruenjes, NASA, Michigan DNR
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Free S’mores at Meteor Shower Viewing Parties in West Michigan This Week

When it's summer in Michigan, s'mores become one of the major food groups. There's never a bad time to enjoy them.

The Michigan DNR has taken summer to a delicious new level by offering free s'mores during meteor shower watch parties on Friday and Saturday at some Michigan state parks!

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Five friends sitting around campfire
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Big Change Coming to Michigan State Park Firewood Rules

Summer in Michigan is full of great traditions including many nights spent around the campfire, but the way we enjoy campfires is Michigan is set for a major change.

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Autumn Colours Delayed by Mild Weather
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Map Shows Where Oak Wilt Disease Has Been Found in Michigan

This is a dangerous time of year for oak trees in Michigan. Now through July 15 is when oak wilt disease can be transmitted to healthy oak trees.

See where the disease has been found in Michigan and how to protect your trees.

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via YouTube
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via YouTube
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Invasive Asian ‘Jumping Worm’ or ‘Crazy Worm’ Found in Michigan [Videos]

The invasive Asian worm goes by many names including: jumping worm, crazy worm, Alabama jumper, snake worm and amyntha.

Whatever you call it, we don't want it in Michigan.

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Iowa: The First Battleground For The 2016 Presidential Nomination
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Michigan’s Free Ice Fishing Weekend is Coming in February

Some people look for heat when Michigan's cold winters hit.

Ice fishermen are a little different.

Whether you are experienced at ice fishing or have never tried it, you are welcome to enjoy the cold during Michigan's annual free ice fishing weekend this February.

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Michigan DNR
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Volunteer Campground Hosts Camp for Free at Michigan State Parks

Do you love camping? Here's a unique way to camp for free while sharing your passion for camping with others in Michigan.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources needs volunteer campground hosts. 

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US East Coast Begins To Dig Out After Large Blizzard
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‘Shoe Year’s Day’ Brings Free Guided Snowshoe Hikes to Michigan

Michigan's unpredictable winter weather is bound to bring us more snow. When it does, be prepared to join one of nine upcoming snowshoe hikes being planned by the Michigan DNR.

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Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock
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Sparta Sports Complex Could Receive $150,000; Ionia up for $74,300

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has recommended that Sparta receive $150,000 for improvements to the new Sparta Sports Complex.

The City of Ionia could receive $74,300 for improvements to Robinson Park.

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Ottawa County Duck Poachers Sentenced, Receive No Jail Time

The Michigan DNR reports, four Ottawa County men, who were ticketed for poaching 58 wild ducks near a popular waterfowl hunting area in Chester Township on Oct. 9, have been sentenced in Ottawa County District Court.

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park Offering Dog Sled Rides and More This Winter

Tahquamenon Falls State Park is a popular summer destination. The park also offers a variety of ways to enjoy winter including dog sled rides, snow shoeing and more.

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Whitetail Deer
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Warm Weather, Fog Create Mixed Results at Start of Michigan Firearm Deer Season

The Michigan DNR says warm weather and foggy conditions led to mixed reviews of the opening of firearm deer season in Michigan.

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Winter camping at the Waterloo Recreation Area yurt, Green Lake.
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Michigan State Parks Offering Free Entry on Black Friday

Don't want to fight the crowds on Black Friday? Want a break after an early morning of shopping?

Enjoy free admission to Michigan state parks on Black Friday.

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