Michigan Environmental Report
We wrote here a few weeks ago about legislation restructuring Michigan's hunting and fishing license fees to put more conservation officers and wildlife biologists in the field. Governor Snyder signed the measure into law a few days later. The changes take effect in March.
Has the earth stopped warming? You might think so, reading or listening to climate skeptics putting their unique spin on the 5th Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that is scheduled for release today.
A piece on Wired.com caught our attention last week because it has something to do with a wild and beautiful corner of Michigan.
Michigan hunting, fishing license fee hike (first since 1997) will put more biologists, conservation officers in the field
More wildlife biologists and conservation cops soon will be in the field thanks to legislation approved Tuesday by the State House of Representatives. The bill raises about $20 million for natural resource conservation and management by increasing fees for hunting and fishing licenses.
By Dan Sommerville, Policy Associate, Michigan Environmental Council
Editor's note: The Anglers of the Au Sable report mentioned below has been taken temporarily offline for revisions. We will update this post when the report is again available. Our apologies, and thanks for reading!