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DNR conservation officers evacuate people and pets during historic flood and pandemic

DNR conservation officers evacuate people and pets during historic flood and pandemic May 1, 2020   Nearly 24 hours before the Edenville Dam in Midland County collapsed, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers began evacuating people in homes and businesses positioned downriver of the dam – in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

Illinois investigates non-resident violations

Illinois investigates non-resident violations February 24, 2020   Illinois DNR Issues 153 Citations on Investigative Case Focused on Non-Resident Hunters Illinois assigned six officers to temporarily investigate hunting violations emphasizing non-residents, and the results were shocking. Poaching seems to be as popular today as it has ever been. With technology, social media, and other factors, […]

Dozens of walleye confiscated after conservation officers receive anonymous tip

Dozens of walleye confiscated after conservation officers receive anonymous tip April 1, 2019 Conservation Officer Jaime Salisbury is pictured with 80 walleye that were poached from the Detroit River during April 2019 – that’s 65 over the river’s legal daily limit of five per person, per day. Salisbury and fellow CO Pete Purdy were patrolling […]

Operation Thunderstorm Target Global Wildlife Crimes

Operation Thunderstorm Target Global Wildlife Crimes June 19, 2018 PRESS RELEASE Month-long transcontinental operation hit wildlife criminals hard. The largest ever global operation results in 1,974 seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects. 1.3 tonnes of elephant ivory, 8 tonnes of pangolins scales, 4,000 birds and 27,000 reptiles among the specimens seized. Geneva, 19 June […]