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Spotted lanternfly found in Indiana

Last Updated on July 24, 2021 by Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) was found in Indiana for the first time in Switzerland County earlier this week, the farthest west the insect has been found. This federally regulated invasive species has a detrimental impact upon plant growth and fruit production, especially in vineyards and orchards.
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Georgia StatePosted by
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One dead, six injured in boat crash on Georgia lake

July 24 (UPI) -- Authorities said one person is dead and six others injured after a boat crash on a Georgia lake in the early hours of Saturday. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources said a cigarette boat with two people on board crashed into a pontoon boat with seven people aboard on Lake Tobesofkee in Bibb County about 2 a.m. Saturday.
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Traverse City, MItraverseticker.com

Trekking 100 miles, “Meijer Bear,” Other Wildlife Becoming Common Urban Visitors

Coyotes and deer and bears, oh my! If you feel like you’ve been spotting more wildlife around local neighborhoods, in parking lots, and near public roads lately, it’s not your imagination. According to Tim Lyon, a wildlife technician at Traverse City’s Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) customer service center, there has been a definite upward trend of wildlife wandering into northern Michigan urban areas. It’s an outcome caused by a variety of factors, from habitat disruption to a decline in hunting interest throughout the state.
Wisconsin Statespectrumnews1.com

Hundreds of birds dying from mysterious illness, could spread to Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — A mysterious illness is killing birds, and it’s creeping closer to Wisconsin. A mysterious illness was first spotted in April on the East Coast. The illness has spread to Midwest, not in Wisconsin yet. It causes crusty eyes and neurological symptoms, preventing birds from walking/flying. Experts recommend...
Saginaw, MIkisswtlz.com

Nearly 100 Parcels of State-Managed Land Up for Auction in August, September

Lake frontage, trail access, small lots to extend a neighborhood lot – these types of acreage and more are available in the next round of surplus land auctions from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The DNR has selected 97 parcels deemed better suited for private ownership and is preparing them for sale via online auctions in August and early September.
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Grab Your Camera: Sunflower Field In Bloom In Montgomery County

POOLESVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — If you want to add some joy to your Instagram feed, you might be looking for a sunflower field. Montgomery County said the sunflower field is in bloom at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville! The true purpose of the beautiful field comes after the flowers mature and dry, said the Department of Natural Resources. Sunflowers and their seeds are a favorite of mourning doves and other animals and pollinators. Montgomery County is hosting a photo contest with the flowers. To enter, tag #MoCoSunflowersin your social media post. The sunflowers are in bloom at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Area and we want...
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Wausau woman gets probation in fatal OWI crash

A Wausau woman who had a blood alcohol concentration nearly three times the legal limit when she crashed her UTV into a tree, killing a passenger, will spend three years on probation after reaching a plea deal this week in Oneida County Circuit Court. The sentence for 50-year-old Brenda Reiche...
Spokane County, WAThe Spokesman-Review

Dishman Hills, Mica Peak remain open despite DNR land closures

The Dishman Hills Conservancy and Mica Peak, two popular recreation areas near Spokane, remain open despite restrictions on some public lands. On Tuesday, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife closed its lands to night use and the state Department of Natural Resources closed its Eastern Washington lands to all use in response to high wildfire danger.
Minnesota StateKanabec County Times Online

Minnesota Woods and wildlife — MN Department of Natural Resources

Lack of rain creating challenges at boat launches this summer. The abnormally dry to drought conditions occurring across Minnesota are creating challenging conditions for people trying to get their boats into or out of the water at public boat launches, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. When water...