Michigan DNR officers arrest pair "out looking to hunt stuff" with firearms, alcohol, pot and meth in remote forest
A DNR conservation officer was patrolling a remote area of the Pigeon River Country State Forest, in Otsego County. on Saturday, March 11, when he spotted a vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road.
Disturbing hand incident at Staten Island cemetery raises questions about security of borough coffins
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The hand of a deceased woman that was discovered in North Mount Loretto State Forest in Pleasant Plains last week raises disturbing questions about the security of coffins buried without vaults at cemeteries on Staten Island. The 63-year-old woman from Annadale, a devoted wife, mother...
DCR properties in western Mass. reopen after storm cleanup
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will re-open many properties in the four western Massachusetts counties that had been closed due to the recent snow storm.
Montmorency County board votes in opposition of Camp Grayling expansion
CAMP GRAYLING, Mich, (WPBN/WGTU) -- Nothern Michigan communities are still waiting for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to make a decision on the proposed expansion of Camp Grayling. On Thursday, the Montmorency County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously in opposition of the expansion proposal. Prior story: Residents urge county...
Applications Open for 75th Camp Woods and Wildlife
Applications are now open for the 75th annual Camp Woods and Wildlife to be held June 19-23 at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox. This activity-packed camp is hosted by the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) with support and cooperation from natural resource agencies, organizations and businesses. Classes take place in the 19,808-acre […]
Big River State Forest Camping
After a different campground at Lake Mountain, we packed up and rolled down the hill, keen to find a nice campground on a creek, and Big River State Forest Camping was the most likely option without driving a huge number of kilometres. Where is Big River State Forest?. The Big...
TILLAMOOK FOREST CENTER RE-OPENS TO PUBLIC MARCH 17
Located in the heart of the Tillamook State Forest along Highway 6, the Tillamook Forest Center has been closed for about three years starting with the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Initial limited hours will be Friday–Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., then expanding to a five-days a week summer schedule starting May 3.
Freezing hikers get stranded in snow-covered forest before reaching cabin, officials say
A search and rescue team composed of half a dozen people on snowmobiles embarked into the forest around midnight, officials said.
2 people with guns and meth were 'just out looking to hunt stuff' at state forest
VANDERBILT, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Two people who were arrested with firearms and drugs at the Pigeon River Country State Forest told an officer they were "just out looking to hunt stuff," the Michigan Department of Natural Resources stated on Thursday. On Saturday, March 11, a conservation officer conducted a traffic...
Bass River State Forest plans walks to Civilian Conservation Corps camp for 90th anniversary
To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Bass River State Forest will hold two walks Saturday to the site of the camp there. The corps camp was one of the first established in the U.S., according to the state Department of Environmental Protection. Listen now and subscribe:...
SEARCH TEAM RESCUES HIKERS STRANDED OVERNIGHT IN MOUNT WASHINGTON STATE FOREST
“Mount Washington is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 160 at the 2020 census, making it the least populous town in Berkshire County and, after Gosnold and Monroe, the third least populous in Massachusetts. The name of the town is a tribute to George Washington, who at the time of incorporation was Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.” ~ Wikipedia.
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